“Colchicine in Atrial Fibrillation to Prevent Stroke”
The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility of performing a randomized controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of an anti-inflammatory drug, colchicine, at reducing well validated markers of thrombosis (D-dimer) and inflammation (hs-CRP).
Drug - Colchicine
Colchicine 0.6mg twice daily
Drug - Placebo
Targeting Inflammation in Atrial Fibrillation to Prevent Ischemic Stroke: A Feasibility Study Evaluating the Effect of Colchicine on D-dimer and Hs-CRP in Anticoagulated Patients With Atrial Fibrillation