This drug is anti-inflammatory analgesics and antipyretic drug. It is used to treat problems such as joint diseases like osteoarthritis. Also, it helps to minimize the friction and roughness between the joints. This drug also has properties that are important to improve the cartilage strength.
If you are hypersensitive to this drug or any of its ingredients, then it should not be prescribed. If you have severe kidney problems, you should take half the usual dosage. It is not to be used for pregnant and lactating women, for those with liver problems, and also for those that are 15 years and below.
Is It safe with alcohol?Consumption of alcohol must be avoided while taking this medicine. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is considered to be safe to be used during pregnancy. Limited studies are available on human, however, animal studies suggests no or low adverse effects on the fetus.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is probably safe to be used in nursing mother. Available data suggests that no significant risk is seen on the baby.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?This medicine is probably safe to be used in patients with kidney disease. Availability of limited data suggests that adjustment of dose is not needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
Does this affect liver function?Caution must be taken in patients with liver disease, Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Take the missed dose as soon as possible and avoid taking it if its almost time for the other dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.
This drug is a prodrug that metabolizes to rhein that is worked by reducing cartilage destruction. It blocks the interleukin-1 beta protein’s action that is responsible for the destruction of cartilage and inflammation-causing osteoarthritis like degenerative joint disorders. The drug is specific in action and does not inhibit the synthesis of prostaglandin.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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