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BET 1: Safety and efficacy of colchicine as stand-alone therapy for the prevention of recurrent pericarditis
  1. Andrew Manspeaker,
  2. Rebecca Andrews-Dickert
  1. Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners/Michigan State University, Michigan, USA.


A short cut review was carried out looking for evidence of the benefits of using colchicine as a single therapy for acute pericarditis. A literature search was performed but no papers were found to provide evidence of the efficacy of colchicine without the concurrent use of Non-steriodal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for this condition.

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