COLCRYS Resources

Help patients prepare for the flare with COLCRYS on hand

You can't be everywhere for your patients, but you can help prepare them with COLCRYS for whenever gout may strike. Click on the video to learn more.

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Help at Hand

At Takeda, we believe all patients should have access to the medication prescribed by their healthcare providers. We also understand that some patients may have financial situations that make it difficult to pay for their prescriptions. Help At Hand provides assistance for people who have no insurance or who do not have enough insurance and need help getting their Takeda medicines. Visit TakedaHelpAtHand.com to learn more.

GoutSmart™

We have a lot of resources for patients, including savings, e-newsletters, and downloadable materials. When patients sign up for the COLCRYS Savings Card, they will automatically be signed up for GoutSmart, a personalized educational series of e-newsletters that allows them to select topics that most appeal to them.

Helpful links

There is a lot of information out there. Help guide your patients to the educational and support resources they are seeking. COLCRYS.com, has resources for your patients and helpful links to keep them educated about gout.

Besides educational tips on what causes gout attacks, as well as lifestyle and diet suggestions, COLCRYS.com, also has additional downloadable resources such as the COLCRYS Patient Brochure and Gout Flare Tracker—so your patients can be more prepared for their visit with you.

Download the COLCRYS Patient Brochure

Download the complete COLCRYS Prescribing Information and Medication Guide

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Download the complete COLCRYS Prescribing Information and Medication Guide

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Download the Gout Flare Tracker

Download the COLCRYS Patient Brochure

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Help patients save on COLCRYS (colchicine, USP)

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Eligible patients may pay only $15 for COLCRYS.

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COLCRYS (colchicine, USP) clinical data

Help reduce gout attack pain at 24 hours1,2

Taken at the first sign, COLCRYS reduced the pain of acute gout attacks.

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Important Safety Information

  • COLCRYS is contraindicated in patients with renal or hepatic impairment who are currently prescribed P-gp inhibitors or strong inhibitors of CYP3A4. In these patients, life-threatening and fatal colchicine toxicity has been reported with colchicine taken in therapeutic doses. Dose adjustments of COLCRYS may be required when co-administered with P-gp or CYP3A4 inhibitors in
  • COLCRYS is contraindicated in patients with renal or hepatic impairment who are currently prescribed P-gp inhibitors or strong inhibitors of CYP3A4. In these patients, life-threatening and fatal colchicine toxicity has been reported with colchicine taken in therapeutic doses. Dose adjustments of COLCRYS may be required when co-administered with P-gp or CYP3A4 inhibitors in patients with normal renal and hepatic function.
  • Fatal overdoses, both accidental and intentional, have been reported in adults and children who have ingested colchicine. Keep COLCRYS out of the reach of children.
  • Blood dyscrasias such as myelosuppression, leukopenia, granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia, and aplastic anemia have been reported in patients taking colchicine at therapeutic doses.
  • Colchicine-induced neuromuscular toxicity and rhabdomyolysis have been reported with chronic treatment in therapeutic doses, especially when colchicine is prescribed in combination with other drugs known to cause this effect. Patients with renal dysfunction and elderly patients, even those with normal renal and hepatic function, are at increased risk.
  • Monitor for toxicity and if present consider temporary interruption or discontinuation of colchicine.
  • The most common adverse reactions in clinical trials were diarrhea (23%) and pharyngolaryngeal pain (3%).

Indications

COLCRYS (colchicine, USP) 0.6 mg tablets are indicated in adults for the prophylaxis of gout flares and treatment of acute gout flares when taken at the first sign of a flare.

COLCRYS is not an analgesic medication and should not be used to treat pain from other causes.

Please see the complete Prescribing Information and Medication Guide.

  1. COLCRYS (colchicine, USP) prescribing information. Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
  2. Terkeltaub RA, Furst DE, Bennett K, Kook KA, Crockett RS, Davis MW. High versus low dosing of oral colchicine for early acute gout flare: twenty-four–hour outcome of the first multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, dose-comparison colchicine study. Arthritis Rheum. 2010;62(4):1060-1068.

Important Safety Information

  • COLCRYS is contraindicated in patients with renal or hepatic impairment who are currently prescribed P-gp inhibitors or strong inhibitors of CYP3A4. In these patients, life-threatening and fatal colchicine toxicity has been reported with colchicine taken in therapeutic doses. Dose adjustments of COLCRYS may be required when co-administered with P-gp or CYP3A4 inhibitors in
  • COLCRYS is contraindicated in patients with renal or hepatic impairment who are currently prescribed P-gp inhibitors or strong inhibitors of CYP3A4. In these patients, life-threatening and fatal colchicine toxicity has been reported with colchicine taken in therapeutic doses. Dose adjustments of COLCRYS may be required when co-administered with P-gp or CYP3A4 inhibitors in patients with normal renal and hepatic function.
  • Fatal overdoses, both accidental and intentional, have been reported in adults and children who have ingested colchicine. Keep COLCRYS out of the reach of children.
  • Blood dyscrasias such as myelosuppression, leukopenia, granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia, and aplastic anemia have been reported in patients taking colchicine at therapeutic doses.
  • Colchicine-induced neuromuscular toxicity and rhabdomyolysis have been reported with chronic treatment in therapeutic doses, especially when colchicine is prescribed in combination with other drugs known to cause this effect. Patients with renal dysfunction and elderly patients, even those with normal renal and hepatic function, are at increased risk.
  • Monitor for toxicity and if present consider temporary interruption or discontinuation of colchicine.
  • The most common adverse reactions in clinical trials were diarrhea (23%) and pharyngolaryngeal pain (3%).

Indications

COLCRYS (colchicine, USP) 0.6 mg tablets are indicated in adults for the prophylaxis of gout flares and treatment of acute gout flares when taken at the first sign of a flare.

COLCRYS is not an analgesic medication and should not be used to treat pain from other causes.

Please see the complete Prescribing Information and Medication Guide.