Familial Mediterranean Fever Diagnosis and Management
How is familial Mediterranean fever diagnosed?
How do you treat FMF?
What are the characteristics of familial Mediterranean fever?
Is FMF life threatening?
What medications should be avoided in Mediterranean Fever?
How does colchicine treat familial Mediterranean fever?
Why is colchicine used for FMF?
What drugs does colchicine interact with?
What drug class is colchicine?
Is familial Mediterranean fever dominant or recessive?
What causes FMF flare ups?
How long does it take for colchicine to work for FMF?
Can you grow out of Familial Mediterranean Fever?
Is Familial Mediterranean Fever a disability?
What autoimmune disease causes fever?
Does colchicine prevent amyloidosis?
Does FMF respond to prednisone?
What are the side effects of colchicine?
- Black, tarry stools.
- blood in the urine or stools.
- burning, “crawling”, or tingling feeling in the skin.
- difficulty with breathing when exercising.
- fever with or without chills.
- large, hive-like swellings on the face, eyelids, mouth, lips, or tongue.
- muscle weakness.
- numbness in the fingers or toes (usually mild)
Does colchicine cause lactose intolerance?
Can I take prednisone and colchicine together?
No interactions were found between colchicine and prednisone. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Is it OK to take colchicine every day?
Which is better colchicine or allopurinol?
Who should not take colchicine?
Can you take Celebrex and colchicine together?
Why does colchicine cost so much?
Is Familial Mediterranean Fever a primary or secondary immunodeficiency?
FMF is an autosomal recessive disease that occurs preferentially in people of Middle Eastern ethnic backgrounds.
How does FMF cause amyloidosis?
At what age is FMF diagnosed?
What does FMF feel like?
Does FMF get worse with age?
Does colchicine reduce fever?
Can tramadol and colchicine be taken together?
No interactions were found between colchicine and tramadol. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.