Colchicine compositions and methods

  • US 7,981,938 B2
  • Filed: 01/14/2010
  • Issued: 07/19/2011
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/05/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of treating a gout flare with colchicine in a patient undergoing colchicine prophylactic treatment of gout flares, consisting ofadministering to a patient having a gout flare while undergoing prophylactic treatment of gout flares1.2 mgA oral colchicine at the onset of the acute gout flare, followed by 0.6 mgA oral colchicine about one hour later;

  • andafter waiting 12 hrs, continuing prophylactic treatment consisting of 0.6 mgA or 1.2 mgA oral colchicine daily.

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