Review: could Colcrys cause Blood pressure increased?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 440 people who take Colcrys. Among them, 20 have Blood pressure increased. See who they are, when they have Blood pressure increased and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Colcrys (latest outcomes from 485 users) has active ingredients of colchicine. It is often used in gout, pericarditis. Commonly reported side effects of Colcrys include diarrhoea aggravated, diarrhea, nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness.
Blood pressure increased
Blood pressure increased (latest reports from 1,139,559 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 440 people reported to have side effects when taking Colcrys. Among them, 20 people (4.55%) have Blood Pressure Increased.
Time on Colcrys when people have Blood pressure increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Blood pressure increased||60.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Colcrys * :
|Blood pressure increased||52.38%||47.62% |
Age of people who have Blood pressure increased when taking Colcrys * :
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.52%||14.29%||9.52%||66.67% |
Severity of Blood pressure increased when taking Colcrys ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Blood pressure increased ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Blood pressure increased||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (11 people, 55.00%)
- Gout (7 people, 35.00%)
- Liver disorder (5 people, 25.00%)
- Antidepressant therapy (5 people, 25.00%)
- Cardiac disorder (5 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Allopurinol (13 people, 65.00%)
- Aspirin (8 people, 40.00%)
- Lovaza (7 people, 35.00%)
- Vitamin d (7 people, 35.00%)
- Vitamin e (6 people, 30.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I took colchicine twice a day for over 2 years as a remedy for gout to mixed success. Since stopping colchicine I have developed hypertension, am now taking ramipril 10mg, amlodipine 10mg and doxisosin 8mg, and my BP remains at approx 160/90. I feel these meds are having no effect. Please advise.
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I was given an overdose of colchicine due to a pharmacy mistake on December 20, 2011...I took 9 pills .6 mg within 12 hrs...I became violently ill...vomitting for 48 hours...diarrhea for 22 days...constant nausea since that date...stomach pains n cramps...I have 4 stents in my heart and I am having problems with chest pain and elevated blood pressure, that was under control until I took colchicine...I want to know if there are any long term cardiac effects from this overdose of colchicine.
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