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Who should not take Colcrys?

Children under 16 years of age with gout should never take Colcrys, although it is approved for children over four years of age with familial Mediterranean fever. Don't take Colcrys without talking first to your doctor if you're pregnant or breastfeeding. The drug can be passed through breast milk.
 
Don't take Colcrys if you have liver or kidney problems, or if you have gastrointestinal disease, including Crohn's disease, stomach ulcers, ulcerative colitis or intestinal bleeding. People with heart disease should contact their doctors before taking Colcrys. Don't take Colcrys if you are currently taking any medication that could negatively interact with the drug.
 
Older people need to be extra cautious when taking Colcrys. They are more likely to suffer from age-related conditions that may affect the safety and effectiveness of Colcrys.
 
Discuss any allergies you have with your doctor before taking Colcrys. Do not take Colcrys if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

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