Colchicine for pericarditis

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Although the mechanism of benefi t is unclear, data support colchicine use in the management of recurrent pericarditis. Imazio et al. undertook a double blind trial of adults with acute pericarditis who were randomised to receive colchicine 0.5 mg twice daily (patient weight > 70 kg) or 0.5 mg daily (patient weight " 70 kg) for 3 months or placebo.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)325-325
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2013


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