Kolchicine. 0.5 mg. 25 tablets
Kolchicine. 0.5 mg. 25 tablets
WHAT KOLHIKUM - disperse AND WHAT IT IS USED
Kolhikum - disperse is a medicine for gout. It is used to relieve acute attacks of gout.
BEFORE YOU TAKE KOLHIKUM - disperse
Do not take Kolhikum - disperse
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to colchicine or any of the other ingredients of the product,
if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
if you have kidney problems, blood dyscrasia (eg, anemia), gastrointestinal disorders, impaired cardio - vascular function polimorbidnost, liver disease.
children and adolescents Kolhikum - disperse does not apply.
in geriatric patients, dosage should be reduced.
Take special care with Kolhikum - disperse
Adults and debilitated patients and patients suffering from heart, kidney, gastrointestinal diseases therapy Kolhikum - disperse should be performed only with special care.
Can often allergic reactions in patients allergic to aspirin. Treatment of gout attacks with colchicine requires special intensive supervision by a doctor. Treatment should be discontinued after resolution of pain.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including those obtained without a prescription (including aspirin)!
Interactions with Kolhikum - disperse were observed.
To avoid interactions between several drugs, you should regularly inform your doctor or pharmacist about any other medication you are taking at the moment.
You should avoid taking grapefruit juice, some antibiotics and cholesterol-lowering medications during treatment with colchicine.
Kolhikum - disperse you may be administered concomitantly with other drugs, such as those that lower uric acid levels.
Taking Kolhikum - disperse with food and drink
Avoid taking grapefruit juice during treatment with Kolhikum - disperse.
Pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor before taking any medicine.
Do not permit the application of colchicine during pregnancy and lactation. During treatment with colchicine should apply certain contraceptive measures. Birth control measures should continue six months after stopping treatment with colchicine.
Since sperm can be damaged men should refrain from further progeny six months after completion of therapy. If pregnancy occurs, however, to provide genetic counseling.
Driving and operating machinery
The ability to drive and active participation in traffic, and the ability to operate machinery prejudice after taking Kolhikum - disperse.
Alcohol may further reduce the ability to drive and use machines.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Kolhikum - disperse
This product contains coloring Opaluks AS 250000 (containing E 104 and E 124), which may cause allergic-type reactions including asthma are sensitive to them.
Kolhikum - disperse also contains lactose and sugar. If your doctor has told you that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this product.
HOW TO TAKE KOLHIKUM - disperse
Always Kolhikum - disperse exactly as your doctor has told. If you're not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
In acute - 1 tablet every hour or two tablets two hours or 1 tablet every 2-3 hours until the pain disappeared or the appearance of gastrointestinal symptoms (pain, vomiting, diarrhea). In the event of diarrhea or gastrointestinal discomfort, treatment should be stopped.
The total daily dose should not exceed 12 tablets (6 mg colchicine) for 24 hours.
You should not exceed a total dose of 12 coated tablets (6 mg colchicine) to attack.
The scheme for the treatment of acute attack of gout should not be repeated within three days.
If after taking medicine symptoms persist or worsen your condition, consult your physician.
The tablets should be swallowed whole with some liquid.
When and how to take Kolhikum - disperse
Tablets Kolhikum - disperse taken orally.
Tablets should be taken with enough water (1 cup).
Tablets should not be chewed or sucked.
Do not take the tablets when lying or just before bedtime.
In case of ingestion of more than the prescribed dose, contact your doctor immediately!
Symptoms of intoxication:
Approximately 2-6 hours after oral administration of toxic doses (more than 20 tablets of 0.5 mg) appear burning and irritation of the mouth and larynx, choking, and difficulty swallowing, nausea, thirst and vomiting. Following urination and defecation, tenesmus (feeling poorly emptied intestine) and colic mainly in the lower abdominal.
Mucus more watery, and bloody diarrhea can lead to loss of water and electrolytes.
A feeling of tightness and chest pain are common complaints associated. In the further course of the poisoning occurs pallor and body temperature decreased. Possible tachycardia (increased heart rate) and lower blood pressure to collapse.
Neurological disorders are expressed in disability sensitivity, spasms and paralytic phenomena.
Therapy of intoxication:
Immediately after assuming probable toxic dose or the appearance of the first symptoms of poisoning, seek medical attention!
Treatment is symptomatic. It is recommended to induce vomiting - adult hot hypertonic sodium chloride (2-3 teaspoons of salt to one cup of water) or apomorphine (0.1 to 1.5 mg / kg body weight intravenously).
Children (up to age 6) 1 tablespoon syrup ipecacuanha given in 100 to 200 ml of juice (one cup), then do gastric lavage and give activated charcoal long. It is possible that the level of absorption can be reduced by early administration of activated charcoal.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Kolhikum - disperse can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Can be observed: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, allergic reactions (skin rash); less leukopenia (decrease in white blood cells).
With prolonged use of the product may occur mionevropatiya (muscle pain), and rarely agranulocytosis (lack of granulocytes - a type of white blood cells), thrombocytopenia (decreased number of red blood cells responsible for clotting), aplastic anemia (bone marrow can not produce enough blood cells), alopecia (hair loss), azoospermia (sperm immobility), myopathy (neuromuscular disorder in which feelings of muscle weakness) and rhabdomyolysis (rapid breakdown of muscle tissue).
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice other effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
HOW TO STORE KOLHIKUM - disperse
Do not use after the expiry date stated on the pack.
Keep out of reach of children.
Store below 25 ° C.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
What Kolhikum - disperse
The active substance is:
One coated tablet contains: Crocus, dry seed standardized extract 3.5% (containing 35 mg total alkaloids / g, and colchicine).
The amount of active ingredient per unit dose is 0.5 mg.
The other ingredients are:
Lactose monohydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch, talc, copovidone, stearic / palmitic acid, magnesium stearate, polyvidone K 25, titanium dioxide (E 171), acacia, macrogol 6000, light magnesium oxide, croscarmellose - sodium salt, sucrose, shellac , colors - Opaluks AS 250000 (containing E 104 and E 124), carnauba wax.