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Colcrys vs Mitigare vs Colchicine

The turf war over one legacy medication is symptomatic of the U.S. prescription medication crisis

Photo by JOSHUA COLEMAN on Unsplash

Colchicine as a treatment for gouty arthritis has a very long history. According to arthritis researchers George Nuki and Peter A. Simkin, colchicine, derived from the autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale), is thought to have first been used by…

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Melinda Crow

Melinda Crow

30-year freelancer. Found on: Newsweek, The Points Guy, Cruise Critic, MSN Travel, Writing Cooperative. Falcon Guide author. https://melindacrow.substack.com/