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What if I miss a dose of colchicine?

If you miss a dose of the prescription drug colchicine, take it as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for the next dose. Do not double up the dosage, since this could be dangerous and cause unwanted side effects, such as severe nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps or other more severe side effects.

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