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What are the side effects for taking colchicine, I am taking

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What are the side effects for taking colchicine, I am taking this as I have been recently diagnosed with pericarditis
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

The side effects of colchicine are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, cramping, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dizziness, hair loss, flushing (warmth or tingly feeling), headache, and frequent urination. You might experience some of these symptoms and common ones are those affecting your gut.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I am also enquiring a second opinion as before I was prescribed these tablets my partner and I were trying for a baby. Will take this medication affect fertility or cause harm to the baby.
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
trying
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

Thanks for the reply.

It is a safe drug and does not cause harm to the fetus if conceived and followed the recommended doses.

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Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 9 days ago.

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