Old Drug May Have New Role in Prevention

Colchicine offers some protection after a heart attack.

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Colchicine is a generic drug used to treat gout, a form of inflammatory arthritis affecting the joints, as well as pericarditis, an inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart. The results of two recent clinical trials suggest colchicine also might protect against a second heart attack, stroke, revascularization or death. If these findings are confirmed, […]
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