Tag: colchicine

1. Colchicine given to patients after a myocardial infarction led to a significantly lower risk of death from cardiovascular causes, resuscitations, myocardial infarctions, stroke, and hospitalizations for angina. 2. The main adverse events from colchicine, as compared to placebo, were diarrhea, nausea, and pneumonia. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: The American...
1. Colchicine given to patients after a myocardial infarction led to a significantly lower risk of death from cardiovascular causes, resuscitations, myocardial infarctions, stroke, and hospitalizations for angina. 2. The main adverse events from colchicine, as compared to placebo, were diarrhea, nausea, and pneumonia. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: The...
1. Colchicine has been commonly used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions, including gout and serositis. 2. This study demonstrated that colchicine, in addition to standard therapy, significantly reduced the risk of incessant or recurrent pericarditis compared to placebo. 3. There were no significant differences between colchicine and placebo in the...
Image: PD  1. Colchicine added to standard anti-inflammatory treatment significantly reduced the rate of further recurrences of pericarditis in patients with previous multiple recurrences.  2. Colchicine also reduced the symptom persistence at 72 hours, recurrences per patient, and pericarditis-related hospital admissions. There were no serious adverse effects.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)...