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Colchicine

In the US, Colchicine (colchicine systemic) is a member of the drug class antigout agents and is used to treat Amyloidosis, Aphthous Stomatitis - Recurrent, Behcet's Disease, Constipation - Chronic, Familial Mediterranean Fever, Fibromatosis, Gout - Acute, Gout - Prophylaxis, Linear IgA Disease, Primary Biliary Cholangitis , Pseudogout - Prophylaxis, Sarcoidosis and Sweet's Syndrome.

US matches:

UK matches:

  • COLCHICINE TABLETS BP 500MCG (Leaflet)

Scheme

USAN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

M04AC01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000064-86-8

Chemical Formula

C22-H25-N-O6

Molecular Weight

399

Therapeutic Category

Treatment of gout

Chemical Names

(S)N-(5,6,7,9-tetrahydro-1,2,3,10-tetrametyoxy-9-oxobenzo[α]heptalen-7-yl)acetamide

Acetamide, N-(5,6,7,9-tetrahydro-1,2,3,10-tetrametoxy-9-oxobenzo[a]heptalen-7-yl)-, (S)-

Foreign Names

  • Colchicinum (Latin)
  • Colchicin (German)
  • Colchicine (French)

Generic Names

  • Colchicine (OS: JAN, DCF)
  • Colchicin (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.4)
  • Colchicine (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9.4, Ph. Int. 6, USP 41)
  • Colchicine cristallisée (PH: Ph. Franç. X)
  • Colchicinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 9.4, Ph. Int. 6)

Brand Names

  • Actimed Colchicine
    Ambica, Philippines
  • Artrex Retard [+ Allopurinol]
    Spedrog-Caillon, Argentina
  • Artrichine
    ECU, Ecuador
  • Aspen Colchicine
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa
  • Butacolchicina D [+ Diclofenac]
    Ion, Uruguay
  • Butayonacol [+ Salicylamide, + Phenylbutazone]
    Ifusa, Mexico
  • Calchicine Houde
    Spedrog Caillon, Paraguay
  • Cixin
    GeoLab, Brazil
  • Cocichimil
    Multilab, Brazil
  • Cocine
    Hua Shin, Taiwan
  • Cofoncin
    Astar, Taiwan
  • Colchican
    Polfarmex, Poland
  • Colchicin Agepha
    Kemofarmacija, Slovenia; LENIS, Slovenia; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Colchicin Agepha 0,372 mg
    Agepha, Austria
  • Colchicina
    AC Farma, Peru; Biofarm, Romania; IFET, Greece; S.C. Biofarm, Georgia
  • Colchicina 1mg Millet
    Millet, Paraguay
  • Colchicina Andromaco
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Colchicina Fmndtria
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Colchicina GeoLab
    GeoLab, Brazil
  • Colchicina Houdé
    Spedrog-Caillon, Argentina
  • Colchicina ion
    Ion, Uruguay
  • Colchicina L.CH.
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Colchicina Lirca
    Pharmafar, Italy
  • Colchicina Mintlab
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Colchicina Multilab
    Multilab, Brazil
  • Colchicina Sanitas
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Colchicina Seid
    Sanolabor, Slovenia; Seid, Spain; Seid, Latvia
  • Colchicine
    Actavis UK, United Kingdom; Houde, Kuwait; Jaba, Portugal; LCPW, Pakistan; Macleods Pharma, United Kingdom; Rafa, Israel; Renata, United Kingdom; Ria Generics, United Kingdom; Sandoz, Latvia; Sanofi-Aventis, Lebanon; Takata Pharmaceutical, Japan; TBILISI Pharmacy Factory, Georgia; Wockhardt UK, United Kingdom
  • Colchicine Actavis
    Actavis Group, Malta; Orifarm, Norway
  • Colchicine Adwic
    Adwic, Egypt
  • Colchicine Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Colchicine Capel
    Mayoly Spindler, Vietnam
  • Colchicine CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Colchicine Fu Yuan
    Fu Yuan, Taiwan
  • Colchicine Genoptim
    Actavis Group, Poland
  • Colchicine Houdé
    Cipla Medpro, South Africa
  • Colchicine Igv
    Igv, Egypt
  • Colchicine Medinova
    Medinova, Thailand
  • Colchicine Mylan
    Mylan, Netherlands
  • Colchicine Opocalcium
    A.C.P., Belgium; ACP, Luxembourg; Galéniques Vernin, Tunisia; Mayoly Spindler, France
  • Colchicine Panion & BF
    Panion & BF, Taiwan
  • Colchicine Sandoz
    Sandoz, Canada; Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Colchicine Shionogi
    Shionogi, Taiwan
  • Colchicine Stada
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Colchicine Synpac-Kingdom
    Synpac-Kingdom, Taiwan
  • Colchicine Taiwan Biotech
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Colchicine Teva
    Teva Nederland, Netherlands
  • Colchicine Tiofarma
    Tiofarma, United Kingdom; Tiofarma Beheer, Netherlands
  • Colchicine Wockhardt
    Wockhardt, Cyprus
  • Colchicine-Humanity
    XL, Georgia
  • Colchicine-Jialin
    Jialin Pharmaceutical, China
  • Colchicine-Jingde Pharm
    Jingde Pharmaceutical, China
  • Colchicine-Odan
    Odan Laboratories, Canada
  • Colchicum Dispert
    Recordati, Turkey
  • Colchicum-Dispert
    Johannes Bürger Ysatfabrik, Germany; Kemofarmacija, Slovenia; Pharmaselect, Bulgaria; Pharmaselect, Czech Republic; Pharmaselect, Georgia; Pharmaselect, Hungary; Pharmaselect, Slovakia
  • Colchily
    Central Poly, Thailand
  • Colchimax [+ Dicycloverine]
    Seid, Spain
  • Colchimedio
    Bussié, Colombia; Bussié, Costa Rica; Bussié, Dominican Republic; Bussié, Ecuador; Bussié, Guatemala; Bussié, Honduras; Bussié, Panama; Bussié, El Salvador
  • Colchimex
    Astimex Pharma, Sweden; Recipharm, Bulgaria
  • Colchiquim
    Quimica y Farmacia, Mexico
  • Colchis
    Apsen, Brazil
  • Colchysat Burger
    Johannes Bürger Ysatfabrik, Germany
  • Colcin
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Colcina
    Jean-Marie Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Colcine
    Honten, Taiwan; Pharmahof, Thailand
  • Colcitrat
    UCI-Farma, Brazil
  • Colcrys
    AR Holding, United States
  • Colctab 1 mg
    Pro Farma, Austria
  • Colgout
    Aspen, New Zealand; Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; Aspen Pharmacare, Hong Kong
  • Colicine
    Hor Chen, Taiwan
  • Coljoy
    Cadila, India
  • Colmediten
    Kahira, Egypt; Kahira, Kuwait
  • Col-Probenecid [+ Probenecid]
    Watson Pharmaceutical, United States
  • Colpuril [+ Allopurinol]
    Nova Argentia, Argentina
  • Colpuril 300 Retard [+ Allopurinol]
    Nova Argentia, Argentina
  • Colpurinol LP [+ Allopurinol]
    Ion, Uruguay
  • Colrefuz
    Actavis, Denmark; Actavis, Norway; Actavis, Sweden; Actavis Group, Iceland
  • Conicine
    Hua Shin, Taiwan
  • CP-Colchi
    Christo, Hong Kong
  • Degout
    Chin Teng Pharmaceutical Industrial, Taiwan
  • Goutichine
    Farmaline, Thailand
  • Goutnil
    Ambica, Philippines; Inga, India
  • Jamp Colchicine
    Jamp Pharma, Canada
  • Kolkicin Tiofarma
    Tiofarma, Sweden
  • Kolsin
    I.E. Ulagay, Turkey
  • L-Cisin
    Lapi Laboratories, Indonesia
  • Lengout
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia
  • MITIGARE
    Hikma, United States
  • PMS-Colchicine
    Pharmascience, Canada
  • Probenecid and Colchicine [+ Probenecid]
    ingenus Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Prochic
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Recolfar
    Pratapa Nirmala/Fahrenheit, Indonesia
  • Rhea Colchicine
    Philusa, Philippines
  • Sandoz Colchicine
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Sixol
    Biomep, Mexico
  • Suyuni
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Ticolcin
    Tecnofarma, Mexico
  • Tolchicine
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Tunfon
    Hui Chun Tang, Taiwan
  • Xuric
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Xuric-A [+ Allopurinol]
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Zycolchin
    Zydus, India

Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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