The Hip book

Colchicine

– Discussion: (see GoutPal.com) – colchicine is used to treat acute gout; – mechanism of action involves inhibition of MSU-induced chemotactic factor release by PMNs; – in addition to treatment of acute gout, prophylactic administration of low doses of colchicine is effective in reducing the frequency of multiple attacks; – disadvantages: its onset of action … Read more