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Gout (also known as podagra when it involves the big toe) is a Disease usually characterized by recurrent attacks of acute infla...
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Other name: Colchicine Colchicine
Other name: Deltasone Deltasone
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Colchicine is a medication used for gout. It is a toxic natural product and secondary metabolite, originally extracted from plants of the genus Colchicum (autumn crocus, Colchicum autumnale, also known as "meadow saffron"). It was used originally...
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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Colchicine is a medication used for gout. It is a toxic natural product and secondary metabolite, originally extracted from plants of the genus Colchicum (autumn crocus, Colchicum autumnale, also known as "meadow saffron"). It was used originally...
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s since i'm allergic to prednisone. i haven't been tested f...
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" ...in so much pain. sarcoid is flaring up on skin though. ...and a new prescription for colcrys since i'm allergic to prednisone. i haven't been tested for ...lupus for about 15 years when they first... "

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for your eye's you can take prednisone. Hope this will help...
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" ...some time. For the ulcers, your doctor can give you COLCRYS which has been working for me for the past 10 years. and for your eye's you can take... "

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f MP have started reoccurring including weight loss...
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" ...October 2012. I was prescribed Prednisone 40mg a day for ...I am also taking Colcrys -6 mg every day. Since the weaning of the steroids many of the original symptoms of MP have started reoccurring... "

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But the reason I am writing is now I have diverticulit...
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" ...currently on Azathioprine, Colcrys and Prednisone, which has just kept my flares under control I haven't been completely out of a flare since before my diagnosis. But the reason I am writing is now I... "

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seems only prednisone works but am looking into another...
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" Sherrine thanks already take colchicine it is now called colcrys thanks for the info and ...flare up happens seems only prednisone works but am looking into another alternative. I also take allopurinol... "

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way, I have colcrys that I take immediately and every half...
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" ...For the times it flairs up any way, I have colcrys that I take immediately and every half hour after until it lessens. ...under control. And I do have an RX of prednizone just in... "

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aised my liver enzymes, prednisone works but is j...
" Celery Seed Against Gout I drink celery seed tea for occasional nausea. I take 1 colchicine tab (now Colcrys) daily and 1 Uloric. Since I started the Uloric 3 years ago, I ...to go. Allopurinol raised my... "

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ch back to taking 30 mg of prednisone at least 15 days ou...
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" ...about 6-7 years.  i now have lichen planus on both legs...mainly on ...above the knees. was put on colcrys when it was thought that ...pretty much back to taking 30 mg of prednisone at least 15 days out... "

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clinic\" and was given prednisone, antibiotic and tylenol....
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" ...Went to \"street clinic\" and was given prednisone, antibiotic and tylenol. One week ...had no choice but to take Colcrys and Indomethacin (even though sleeve ...Pain is horrible. Back on the Colcrys and... "

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autoimmune. I now take colcrys and prednisone when i feel...
| www.medhelp.org
" ...rhumatologist and he thinks its autoimmune. I now take colcrys and prednisone when i feel a sore coming on. Works well so far. On a... "

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