Colchicine may not be appropriate if you have stomach ulcers or other serious stomach conditions. Colchicine may not be appropriate if you have abnormal blood counts or severe kidney problems. Please talk to your prescriber about this before starting colchicine.
Colchicine has not been well studied in pregnancy. Colchicine does pass into breast milk. Colchicine is likely safe in breast feeding although human data is limited. Colchicine is considered by the American Academy of Pediatrics to be compatible with breastfeeding. Before starting colchicine tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Colchicine interacts with a number of other medications and grape fruit juice. Please speak with your healthcare provider about whether any of the other medications you currently take interact with colchicine.
Anyone who is hypersensitive to colchicine or has had a previous allergic reaction to colchicine should avoid the medication.