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Colcrys / Colchicine (Colchicine)

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Generic Equivalent of Colcrys / Colchicine
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Type: drug type
Product: Colchicine
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Turkey
Dosage: 0.5 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Colchicine
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: United Kingdom
Dosage: 0.5 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Colchicine
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 0.6 mg

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Colcrys / Colchicine Information

reviewed by Carol Hou, Pharmacist on 5/28/2024 11:29:35 AM.

Colcrys Details (Brand and Generic)

CanadaPharmacyOnline offers the generic version of Colchicine from Canada by Odan, Turkey by .E. Ulagay (also known as Kolsin), and the United Kindom by a different manufacturer. The brand Colcrys is not available at this time. For more information or to order Colcrys, Allopurinol, or other gout medications, please call Customer Service toll-free at 1866.920.3784.


The generic Colchicine is available in 0.5 mg and 0.6 mg tablets; for more dosage information, please refer to MedicalNewsToday.


Colcrys (Colchicine) is used to treat and prevent frequent gout attacks. It may also be used to treat familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). Colchicine reduces the swelling, inflammation, and pain that occurs when uric acid crystals form in the joints. In acute gout, there is severe inflammation in response to uric acid crystals forming in the bony joints (source). This medication suppresses the inflammation caused by gout. Although this medication's exact mechanism is unknown, it is theorized that it reduces the crystallization of uric acid. Changing your diet and healthy lifestyle choices can prevent gout and reduce the risk of gout attacks (source). It is crucial to take the medication exactly as your doctor prescribes or refer to the prescribing information. Please consult with your doctor for personalized advice.

Side Effects and Precautions

The most common side effects of Colchicine may include constipation, diarrhea, pain in the abdomen, nausea, and vomiting (source). Many people taking this medication do not have any serious side effects. Stop taking this medication and see your doctor right away if any of these very serious side effects, such as:
• Fast heartbeat;
• Muscle weakness or pain;
• Numbness or tingling in your fingers or toes;
• Pale or gray color of the lips, tongue, and palms of hands;
• Signs of an infection;
• Signs of kidney problems;
• Unusual bleeding or bruising;
• Unusual weakness or tiredness

The above information is a summary and may not contain all the side effects of this medication. Please visit RXList for a complete list of side effects. Please note that individual reactions may vary, and not everyone will experience all the adverse reactions. If you still have questions about side effects, we suggest further conversations with your doctor.

Warnings and Interactions

The following is a partial list of precautions and interactions associated with Colcrys. For a more comprehensive list, please visit

You should not use Colcrys if you are allergic to Colchicine or any of the ingredients in this medication or have any other allergies. Inform your doctor if you have a medical history of kidney or liver problems. This medication is only for adult patients with gouty arthritis. It should not be taken by children with Mediterranean fever who are under four years old (source). Limit alcohol while taking this medication as it can make this drug not work well.

Before you start taking this medication, inform your doctor about your medical conditions and all the medications you are currently taking, including OTC and herbal ones. Some medications can affect the removal of Colchicine from your body, and this can affect how it works and may increase the risk of serious side effects. These medications include itraconazole, diltiazem, HIV medications, clarithromycin, erythromycin, verapamil, etc. Avoid consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice while taking Colcrys. As Healthline states, blood count tests can be requested to check if Colchicine makes your body less able to produce certain blood cells. It is unknown whether Colcrys will harm an unborn baby. It is not known whether Colchicine passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Questions and Answers

What is Colchicine used for in pets?

Colchicine for pets is an oral medication used to reduce scar tissue forming as a consequence of inflammation. It is most commonly prescribed for dogs with chronic active hepatitis, in order to preserve as much functional liver tissue as possible. This is reviewed by Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS.

Why is Colcrys more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Colcrys, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Colcrys from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does generic Colcrys 0.5 mg cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Colchicine 0.5 mg starts at $57.99 for 120 tablets.

What is the lowest price of Colcrys per tablet?

The generic Colcrys 0.5 mg starts at $0.48 per tablet and the Colchicine 0.6 mg starts at $0.78 per tablet.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Colcrys from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Colcrys prices competitive?

Yes, we are taking great pride in offering some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Colcrys tablets I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Colchicine at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Colcrys over the counter from you?

No, Colcrys requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Colcrys?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Colchicine.

How does Colcrys work for gout?

For gout, Colcrys (Colchicine) works by reducing the inflammation caused by crystals of uric acid in your joints. Source

How long does it take Colchicine to work?

Colchicine starts to work after around 30 minutes to 2 hours. It may take a day or two before you notice your inflammation and pain getting better. If you are taking it to prevent flare-ups of FMF, you may not feel any change. Source


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