Colchicine STELLA 1 mg

Colchicine STELLA 1 mg contains colchicine that does have a prophylactic, suppressive effect that helps to reduce the incidence of acute attacks and to relieve the residual pain and mild discomfort that patients with gout occasionally feel.

Pack size Box of 10 tablets, 20 tablets
Shelf-life 36 months
Composition Colchicine
Dosage forms and strengths Tablet: 1 mg
Product code :



For treatment of acute gout and for short-term prophylaxis during initial therapy with allopurinol and uricosuric drugs.



  • 1 mg initially, followed by 0.5 mg every two to three hours until relief of pain is obtained or vomiting or diarrhoea occurs. A total dose of 6 mg should not be exceeded. The course should not be repeated within three days.
  • For use with allopurinol or uricosuric drugs: 0.5 mg two to three times daily.
  • For mild/moderate renal impairment (creatinine clearance 10 – 50 ml/minute), reduce dose or increase interval between doses.

Elderly: To be given with great care.

Children: To be given with great care.


Colchicine STELLA 1 mg is administered orally.

  • Hypersensitivity to colchicine or to any of the excipients.
  • Pregnant women.
  • Patients with renal or hepatic impairment who are talking a P-glycoprotein or a strong CYP3A4 inhibitor.
  • Patients undergoing haemodialysis, patients with severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml/minute).


  • Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain;
  • Profuse diarrhea, gastrointestinal haemorrhage, rashes, renal damage (large doses).


  • Peripheral neuritis, alopecia, blood dyscrasia (prolonged treatment), azoospermia (reversible).
  • Colchicine should be given with care to elderly and debilitated patients; cardiac, hepatic, gastrointestinal disease.
  • Avoid using Colchicine STELLA 1 mg in patients with blood disorders.
  • Reduce dose in patients with mild to moderate renal impairment.
  • A reduction in colchine dosage or interruption of colchine treatment us recommended in patients with normal renal and hepatic function if treatment with P-glycoprotein inhibitor or a strong CYP3A4 inhibitor is required.
  • Colchicine STELLA 1 g contains lactose and sucrose (saccharose). Patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, fructose intolerance, total lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrose-isomaltase insufficiency should not take this medicine.
  • Colchicine may be used with extreme caution during breast-feeding.
  • Patients should be aware of how they react to Colchicine STELLA 1 mg before driving or operating machinery.