Colchicine interaction

March 2005
Reactions Weekly;3/19/2005, Issue 1043, p10
Case Study
Discusses a case report of an aged man who was receiving colchicine for long-term familial Mediterranean fever and a history of moderate chronic renal failure who developed symptoms of colchicine toxicity upon treatment with clarithromycin. Reference to a study by E. M. Nazal et al, published in the December 2004 issue of the "Annals of Pharmacotherapy"; Dosage of clarithromycin received by the man; Effect of the medication on his creatinine level.


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