Q: Can I use this while breast feeding?
A: This medication can pass into the breast milk and enter the child, therefore, you should consult with your doctor to understand the risks involved. It is possible to coordinate dosing times to prevent the medication from entering the breast milk. However, only you and your doctor can decide if this is a good fit to help with gout flare ups.
Q: How should I store Colcrys?
A: This is stored at room temperature. Make sure to keep away from any light source or moisture. For these reasons you should not store this medication in the bathroom. Keep away from children and pets, and dispose of the medication with instruction from your local pharmacist.
Q: What happens if I miss a dose?
A: Take your next dose as soon as you remember, however, your doctor may have given you specific instructions on the right time to take a dose of Colcrys. It may be best to wait until your scheduled dose, or wait until the next flare up happens to take your next dose. When in doubt follow the doctors instructions or speak with your doctor to clarify your dose schedule.