"Colchicine is often prescribed to treat gout pain. This medical drug can relieve joint pain after just 12 hours, and even put an end to a pain within 36 to 48 hours. It's an effective drug because it prevents the crystals accumulation. Colchicine is well absorbed. This drug is focused in kidney and bladder, which explains its effectiveness, but also the fact that it may cause some digestive ills."
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Colchicine is frequently used in USA but much less in other English-speaking countries because of its side effects (diarrhea, etc). Colchicine is effective as long as you begin treatment as soon as possible, as soon as the first symptoms of gout (it's important to have the box of colchicine drugs on itself, in the pocket).
The prescribed Colchicine dose is usually one pill per day (1 mg) for 10-15 days. Sometimes the doctor recommends one pill and a half (1,5 mg).
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Allopurinol: A medical drug that is used to lower the levels of uric acid in the blood.
Drugs for gout: a medical drug that decreases the inflammation caused by gout.
Gouty arthropathy: Destruction of the joints due to tophus (cluster of uric acid crystals).
Kidney stones: « stones » mainly created in the urinary tract.
Colchicine: medical drug that relieves gout pain (also used in prevention) learn more about colchicine
Renal colic: very intense lower back pain due to "stones" that close up the urinary tract.
Hyperuricemia: uric acid rate in the blood above the normal rate (> 420 µmol/l or 70 mg/l).
Hypouricemia: medical treatment to reduce the level of uric acid in the body.
Infiltration: injection of a product directly into a joint.
Renal failure: progressive, important and definitive degeneration of the kidney function.
Psoriasis: chronic disease that affects first the skin.