Colcrys (Colchicine)

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Colchicine is a prescription medication used to treat gout flares and familial mediterranean fever (FMF). Colchicine is the generic alternative to Colcrys. Select your dosage below to view brand and generic Colchicine cost and place your order. Save up to 90% and get FREE standard shipping all across the United States.

Colchicine 0.5mg
Zydus Cadilla
Colchicine 0.5mg
UK Various Generics
Colchicine 0.6mg
Jamp Pharma Corp.


Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Medically Reviewed by Pharmacist Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

Order Online

How to buy Colcrys online?

Colcrys can be ordered online through or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to our customer support.

The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information, please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required to process your order. Colcrys and Colchicine is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription.

To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90-days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider. Refills are kept on file for future orders.

Is it safe to order Colchicine online from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee.

Colcrys Cost

How much does Colchicine cost?

At, we make sure to keep drug prices low and you can view the Colcrys cost savings below. We ensure that you can buy Colchicine at the lowest price.

Colchicine 0.6mg (Generic – 100 tablets)

  • Average US retail price: $481.00
  • Our price: $75.00

Above shows the price comparison of generic Colchicine 0.6 mg at a quantity of 100 tablets between the average U.S. retail price and 90-Day Meds price.

We provide generic Colcrys (colchicine) 0.6 mg tablets here at 90-Day Meds. A quantity of 100 tablets of Colcrys (colchicine) costs $75.00, which comes out to $0.75 per unit.

What is the lowest price of Colchicine per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $0.60 for Colchicine 0.5 mg at a quantity of 120 tablets.

Is this price for Colcrys without insurance?

The above listed prices are without insurance. Unfortunately, we cannot accept insurance. However we will give you an official receipt in case it can qualify for a reimbursement from your insurer. We are also unable to adjudicate with U.S. insurance providers.

Why is Colcrys cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Prices of medications ordered from Canada are internally controlled by the respective governments. This differs from the US as it is a free market economy and pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem a product is worth. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we source medications from these countries.

How to save on Colchicine price?

A great way to save on your Colcrys prescription is to order a 90-day supply of medication.

We offer a lower price per unit when ordering a 3-month supply of medication compared to a 1-month supply.

Alternatively, you can check if there are available pharmacy coupons that can be applied to your order.

Colcrys Coupon

Is there a coupon for Colchicine available?

Yes, we do you have Colchicine coupon for an extra discount on your prescription. You can save $10 off your order with coupon code COLCHICINE10. Apply coupon at checkout for instant savings and pay less for your prescription with a minimum $50 order.

Colcrys Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Colcrys available?

Yes, Colcrys is available as a lower cost generic, Colchicine.

How much cheaper is the generic Colcrys?

The lowest price per unit is $0.50/unit for the 0.5mg tablets at a quantity of 120 tablets.

What is the difference between brand and generic Colcrys?

The manufacturer of generic Colchicine, Jamp Pharma, is based out of Canada. The brand name is not offered. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. Your Colcrys (colchicine) will be shipped from Mauritius to the US in 10 to 18 business days or from Canada in 7 to 10 business days. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

There are no standard shipping fees.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the re-order section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc.

However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Colcrys

What is Colcrys?

Colcrys is a prescription medication that is classified as an ant-gout, alkaloid.


What is Colcrys (Colchicine) used for?

It can be used prophylactically and treatment of gout flares in adults as well as familial mediterranean fever (FMF) in adults and children 4 years or older.

How does it work?

It works by exerting anti-inflammatory effects by interfering with the migration of neutrophils to sites of inflammation. It also blocks the inflammasome complex.


How to take Colcrys?

Take your medicine as directed by your provider; it is important to note, your dose may need to be adjusted several times to find what dose works best for you. Colcrys can be taken without regard to food.

What dosages are available?

Colcrys is available in 0.6mg in tablets, capsules, and oral solution.

What is the recommended dosage?

For patients taking Colcrys for the prevention of gout flares, the recommended dosage is 0.6 mg once or twice daily.

For patients taking Colcrys for the treatment of gout flares, the recommended dosage is 1.2 mg (two 0.6mg tablets) at first sign of symptoms followed by another 0.6mg tablets 1 hour later.

These doses may vary based on patient-specific factors, refer to your doctor for dosing recommendations.

What is the maximum dosage?

For prophylaxis: 1.2mg/day

For Treatment 1.8mg/day

FMF: 2.4mg/day

What to do if you miss a dose?

Take the medication as soon as possible if you have missed a dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return back to your regular schedule. Never double the doses.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Colcrys?

Using propylene glycol in large amounts can be potentially toxic and has a positive correlation with lactic acidosis, seizures, and respiratory depression.

Using Colcrys should be used with caution and consider adjusting doses in elderly, patients with hepatic and renal dysfunction.

Colcrys is not classified as an analgesic and shouldn’t be used for the treatment of pain from other causes.

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Colcrys?

The most common side effects of Colcrys include:

  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • fatigue

Speak with your doctor for a full list of side effects that apply to you if you are taking Colcrys.


Does Colchicine interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

When taking Colcrys, avoid grapefruit juice, lasmiditan, fusidic acid, abametapir, and anti-hep c virus combination products.


How should this medication be stored?

This medication should be stored 68°F to 77°F. Protect from light and moisture.

Pharmacist Tips

  • When taking Colcrys, avoid eating grapefruit and drinking grapefruit juice.
  • Do not take more than you were told and keep away from children. If taking this drug by accident, call your local poison control center or get medical assistance as soon as possible.
  • Colcrys can cause sperm problems and may affect being able to father a child.


Colchicine Coupon
Use Colchicine coupon code to get $10 discount. Minimum $50 purchase required.

Colchicine FAQ

Is Colcrys a pain killer?

Colcrys is not considered a painkiller and should not be used for the treatment of pain from other causes.

How long is it safe to take Colcrys?

Do not take more Colcrys for at least 3 days after taking it to treat an attack. Do not take more Colcrys (tablets or injection) for at least 7 days when receiving this medication by injection for an attack.

What happens if I forget to take a dose of Colcrys?

When you miss a dose of Colcrys, take a missed dose as soon as you realize it. If it happens to be too close for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to daily routine. Do not take an extra dose or 2 doses of Colcrys at the same time.

Is there a substitute for Colcrys?

Colcrys is available in tablets, capsules, and oral solution. The generic of Colcrys is colchicine. Consider contacting your primary care provider if you happen to have a gout attack while on Colcrys.

What signs and symptoms should I watch out for when taking Colcrys?

It is recommended to contact your primary care providers if you notice any signs of infections such as a fever, sore throat, chills, fatigue, any unexplained bruising or bleeding.