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Who should not take colchicine tablets?

Colchicine tablets should not be taken if you have a history of alcohol abuse, bowel disease, blood disorders, kidney or liver disease or stomach ulcers. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or nursing an infant, do not take colchicine tablets unless specifically directed by your doctor. Use with caution if you have nerve or muscle conditions that may be worsened by using colchicine tablets.

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