LOWER colchicine doses for acute gout

Some experts now recommend LOWER colchicine doses for acute gout.

Patients are usually told to take colchicine 3 to 4 times a day...until pain subsides, GI toxicity occurs, or they take up to 10 to 12 tabs per attack.

But new evidence shows that taking more than 3 tablets for acute gout is NOT more effective...and it increases adverse effects.

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