Colchicine

by Cathy Parkes February 10, 2020

Colchicine

Colchicine is a medication used to treat an acute gout attack.
HINT: Colchicine kind of looks like "cool chicken". Guy to his friend with a chicken: "Hey man, cool chicken. OUCH! Your chicken just pecked my gouty toe."

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