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Generic Equivalent of Colcrys

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Colchicine0.5 mg
Colchicine0.6 mg


Generic Colcrys 0.6mg by Odan
* The product images are for reference only. Generic equivalents may also be supplied by alternate manufacturers.

How and Where to buy Colchicine?


You can buy Colchicine through our Canadian International Pharmacy at a very low price. CanadianPharmacyWorld.com provides brand and generic OTC and RX medications online through Canada and other international pharmacies. If you have further questions, please refer to our FAQ.

Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Colchicine?


Our Canadian Pharmacy carries the generic Colchicine from Turkey also called Kolsin manufactured by I. E. Ulagay. We may sometimes carry the generic Colchicine from India called Zycolchin by Zydus.


What Dosages and Forms is Colchicine available in?


Colchicine is available in the strength of 0.5mg and 0.6mg tablets.

What is Colchicine used for?


Colchicine is a prescription medication that is used to prevent or treat gout flares. It may also be used to treat Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). Gout is caused by too much uric acid in the blood. Colchicine works by decreasing swelling and lessening the build-up of uric acid crystals that cause pain in the affected joints. This medication may also be used to reduce swelling and inflammation of the sac that covers the outside of the heart which is a condition called pericarditis.

What are the Possible Side Effects of Colchicine?


The common side effects of Colchicine may include abdominal pain, diarrhea, hair loss, nausea, nerve irritation, vomiting and weakness. The serious side effects may include:

• Fast heartbeat;

• Muscle weakness or pain;

• Numbness or tingling in your fingers or toes;

• Shortness of breath;

• Severe diarrhea or vomiting;

• Unusual bleeding or bruising

Are there any Precautions or Drug Interactions for Colchicine?


You should not take Colchicine if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical conditions and about all the medications you are currently taking including OTC and herbal medications. Limit your alcohol intake, because alcohol can decrease this drug’s effectiveness. This medication may decrease your sperm production. This medication should not be taken during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. This medication passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before breastfeeding a baby. There may be an interaction between Colchicine and other medications such as Clarithromycin, Itraconazole, Ketoconazole, Diltiazem, Erythromycin, Cyclosporine, Ranolazine and grape fruit, etc.

Colchicine Storage and Safety Information


Colchicine is stored at room temperature away from light and moisture and out of reach of children and pets. This medication should not be stored in the bathroom.

Reference Links


Got Gout? A User-Friendly Guide to Your New Best Friend, Colchicine