A chemical compound available in the form of powder called Colchicine is a major alkaloid from Colchicum autumnale L. and is also found in other Colchicum species. The primary therapeutic use of this chemical compound is in the gout treatment. It is also used in the therapy of pericarditis, familial Mediterranean fever (periodic disease), and Behets disease.
IUPAC NAME :- N-[(7S)-1,2,3,10-tetramethoxy-9-oxo-5,6,7,9-tetrahydrobenzo[a]heptalen-7-yl]acetamide
CAS NO. :- 64-86-8
FORMULA :- C22H25NO6
SYNONYMS :- nsc757;COLCIN;NSC 757;Condylon;Colchicin;Colsaloid;COLCHISOL;Colchicina; Colchineos;len-7-yl)-
APPLICATION :- For treatment and relief of pain in attacks of acute gouty arthritis.
DESCRIPTION :- Colchicine chemical compound is a major alkaloid from Colchicum autumnale L. and is found in other Colchicum species. Its primary therapeutic use is in the treatment of gout, but it has been used also in the therapy of familial Mediterranean fever (periodic disease), pericarditis, and Behet's disease.