Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP Last updated on RxList: 11/29/2021
ColciGel Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is ColciGel?

ColciGel (colchicinum 4X) transdermal gel is an alkaloid indicated for treatment and prophylaxis of gout flares in adults. ColciGel is not an analgesic medication and should not be used to treat pain from other causes.

What Are Side Effects of ColciGel?

Common side effects of ColciGel include:

  • mild skin irritation at the site of application

Dosage for ColciGel

Apply a dose of 1 – 4 pumps of ColciGel up to four times per day. 1 application = 1 pump (0.25ml) covers an area 4" in diameter.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with ColciGel?

ColciGel may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

During pregnancy, ColciGel should be used only if prescribed. It is unknown if ColciGel passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our ColciGel (colchicinum 4X) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Gout is a form of arthritis. See Answer
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Prophylaxis And Treatment Of Gout Flares

The most commonly reported adverse reaction in clinical trials for the prophylaxis and treatment of gout was mild skin irritation at the site of application.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for ColciGel (Colchicinum 4X Transdermal Gel)


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