Colchicine

by Cathy Parkes June 23, 2021 Updated: February 16, 2024

Colchicine is a medication used to treat an acute gout attack. Gout causes tophi (accumulation of uric acid crystals, often found in the BIG toe)

Colchicine is a medication used to treat an acute gout attack.

HINT: Colchicine kind of looks like "cool chicken". Guy to his friend with a chicken: "Hey man, cool chicken. OUCH! Your chicken just pecked my gouty toe."

Check out our full article on colchicine and the other medications you need to know for gout.


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