Zycolchin 0.5 Mg
Zycolchin 0.5 Mg Tablet is to prevent the occurrence of gout flares in adults. While effective in this treatment, Zycolchin 0.5 Mg Tablet is not an analgesic, and hence, cannot be used to treat pain caused to a patient due to any other reason. This medicine is administered orally, and is available in the form of capsules. It can be taken with or without meals. The general recommended dosage for adults is 0.6 mg per day, while the maximum dose that can be taken on a daily basis is 1.2 mg. The tablets come in the form of 0.6 mg capsules.
Drug = Colchicine
Strength = 0.5 Mg
Manufacturer = ZydusCadila
How To Take
Take Zycolchin 0.5 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zycolchin 0.5 Mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Nausea and Vomiting
Stomach 0.5 pain
Fever with chills
Numbness of the hands
Pregnancy:-Zycolchin 0.5 Mg is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
Breast-feeding:- Zycolchin 0.5 Mg is known to be excreted in breast milk. This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking Zycolchin 0.5 Mg. It is advised to take this medicine after breastfeeding to minimize the infant's exposure.
Neuromuscular Toxicity:-Zycolchin 0.5 Mg is known to cause neuromuscular toxicity and rhabdomyolysis especially in kidney disease and elderly patients. The treatment should be started at low doses and increased gradually based on the response. These symptoms resolve within a week or more after discontinuation of the treatment.
Fatal Overdose:-Zycolchin 0.5 Mg is known to cause potential risk in adults and children who are exposed to doses more than prescribed. It is advised to keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
Electrolyte Disturbances:-Zycolchin 0.5 Mg should be used with caution due to an increase in the risk of vomiting. This effect causes an imbalance in the sodium and potassium levels. Close monitoring of electrolyte level is necessary. The treatment should be initiated only when the electrolyte levels are corrected.
Zycolchin 0.5 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of gout which is a type of arthritis characterized by pain and inflammation of joints.
Zycolchin 0.5 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Familial Mediterranean Fever which is an inherited condition characterized by recurrent fevers and painful inflammation of your abdomen, chest, and joints.