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We congratulate Imazio et al1 for their excellent article on colchicine treatment for recurrent pericarditis. We also strongly agree that colchicine is useful for this condition,2 even in difficult patients.3 We have also used the half dose of 0.5 mg, in some conditions, to improve compliance.
Brucato A, Brambilla G, Adler Y, Spodick DH. Colchicine for Recurrent Acute Pericarditis. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(6):696. doi:10.1001/archinte.166.6.696