Colchicine and Prevention of Cardiovascular Events

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Abstract

Clinical Question

Is continuous long-term treatment with colchicine associated with lower rates of all-cause mortality and myocardial infarction and higher rates of adverse events?

Bottom Line

Continuous long-term treatment with colchicine may be associated with lower rates of myocardial infarction, but may be associated with higher rates of gastrointestinal adverse events.

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