Side effects may occur when taking Colchicine, but the majority of these effects tend to resolve spontaneously. Common side effects include:
The chance of side effects is lower when lower dose is used for prevention purpose.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist about any symptoms that becomes bothersome.
Colchicine may interact with other medicine or supplement that you are taking.
Inform the doctor, pharmacist or specialty nurse before starting any medicines and supplements. Your doctor may reduce your Colchicine dose when taken with medicines such as statins (a class of cholesterol lowering medicines), as they might increase the chance of you experiencing severe side effects.
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