Colchicine in acute gout

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7434.288-c (Published 29 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:288

Optimal dose of colchicine is still elusive

  1. Anthony R Cox, pharmacist (coxar@hotmail.com)
  1. City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH

    EDITOR—Morris et al discussed the use of low dose colchicine in gout.1 The treatment dose of colchicine, which has remained at 1 mg initially, followed by 500 μg every 2-3 hours for many years, should be reviewed. However, they are incorrect to …

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