How Beta-Carotene interacts with colchicine

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Colchicine has been reported to reduce the absorption of beta-carotene. t as well as other nutrients. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary with regular use of colchicine. (1)


  1. Race TF, et al. Intestinal Malabsorption Induced by Oral Colchicine. Comparison with Neomycin and Cathartic Agents. Am J Med Sci. Jan1970;259(1):32-41.