Zydus Cadila Pharma
10 Tablet in one strip
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What is Zycolchin 0.5mg?
Zycolchin 0.5mg tablets are drugs used to treat and prevent gout. Reduces inflammation that causes gout pain, swelling, and other symptoms.
How does Zycolchin 0.5mg work?
Zycolchin 0.5mg tablets regulate many pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory mechanisms associated with gouty arthritis. It prevents the assembly of microtubules and stops the chemotaxis of inflammatory cells. It also suppresses the production of cytokines and leukotrienes.
What is the use of Zycolchin 0.5mg?
Gout is a type of arthritis caused by excess uric acid in the blood. Gout causes a painful bout of inflammation in one or more affected joints. Zycolchin 0.5 mg tablets contain colchicine to reduce inflammation, swelling, and pain during gout attacks. This drug is very effective for people who cannot take other anti-inflammatory analgesics or who are taking other drugs to treat and prevent gout.
How to take Zycolchin 0.5mg?
- Take Zycolchin 0.5mg tablets for the dose and duration recommended by your doctor.
- Swallow it whole. Do not chew, crush or break.
- Take Zycolchin 0.5mg tablets with or without food, but it is best to take it regularly at a specific time every day.
- Continue taking it as directed by your doctor and stop the dose even if you feel better. If you stop, your symptoms may get worse.
What are the dosage instructions?
If you missed dose As soon as possible, take the missed dose. When it’s time to take your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take twice to make up for a missed dose.
Seek emergency treatment or see a doctor if you experience overdose symptoms, such as drowsiness or unclear speech.
What are the Side Effects?
- Abdominal Pain
Precautions and Warnings Before using the medicine
Warning for special population
Zycolchin 0.5 mg is not for pregnant women.
Zycolchin 0.5 mg is known to be excreted in breast milk. Recommended only when necessary. Side effects such as diarrhea and drowsiness need to be controlled.
The drug is known to cause neuromuscular toxicity and rhabdomyolysis, especially in patients with kidney disease and the elderly. Treatment should start with low doses and gradually increase depending on the response. These symptoms resolve within a week or more after stopping treatment.
The drug is known to cause potential risks in adults and children exposed to higher than prescribed doses. It is recommended to keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
This drug should be used with caution due to the increased risk of vomiting. This effect causes an imbalance in sodium and potassium levels. Close monitoring of electrolyte levels is required. Treatment should only start after electrolyte levels have been adjusted.
Interaction with other medications
- Azole antifungal agents
Interaction with food
The use of grapefruit juice is not for patients taking Zycolchin 0.5 mg tablets. Any symptoms of abdominal pain, muscle pain, or numbness should be reported to a doctor.
- Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
- Do not use tablets after the expiry date stated on the label/carton/bottle.
- Keep the medicine out of the reach of the children and pets.