Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
For patients with acute gout^ is colchicine an effective treatment and when would its use be indicated?

Colchicine is a reasonable option for the treatment of acute gout^ especially in patients in whom NSAIDs are contraindicated. Optimal dosing that balances treatment benefit with potential adverse events still remains to be determined^ but low dose is recommended.

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Publication Date: 2014-12-9
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 16:05:58