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Colcrys Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

There are a number of possible Colcrys side effects that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Symptoms of muscle or nerve problems, such as:
     
    • Muscle pain
    • Weakness
    • Numbness or tingling, especially in the fingers or toes
 
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising, which may be a symptom of low blood platelets (thrombocytopenia)
  • Pale or gray skin, especially if accompanied by fatigue, which may be a sign of anemia
  • Severe diarrhea or vomiting
  • Frequent or severe infections, which may be a sign of low white blood cells
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
     
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Wheezing
    • Swelling of the mouth or throat
    • Difficulty breathing.
 

Rare Colcrys Side Effects

Some of the possible rare (but not usually dangerous) side effects of this drug include:
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Colcrys side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking Colcrys. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you develop something that "just does not seem right." While it may not be a side effect, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 
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