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Although there is no cure for gout, Colcrys can be used to both prevent and treat gout symptoms. The medication is also approved to treat a genetic condition known as familial Mediterranean fever. In some cases, this product is prescribed for unapproved uses, such as the treatment of scleroderma, sweet syndrome, or recurrent pericarditis.
What Is Colcrys Used For?Colcrys® (colchicine) is a prescription medication approved for the following uses:
- Treating familial Mediterranean fever (FMF)
- Preventing and treating gout flares (gout attacks).