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Glucozone Tablet

Manufacturer: Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Medicine composition: Diacerein, Glucosamine, Methyl Sulfonyl Methane
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: September 18, 2019

This is a combination medication which has Diacerein, Glucosamine, and Methyl Sulfonyl Methane as active ingredients. It is an anti-inflammatory analgesics. This medication is used to treat problems such as joint diseases like osteoarthritis. This medication also 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 or for those with liver problems.

Following conditions can be restored by utilising this prescription:

This drug can cause following side effects such as:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women are advised to take medical help before using this drug.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Glucozone Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • 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. Secondly, it is an amino sugar used for supplemental treatment of osteoarthritis. It is an important precursor in glycosaminoglycan biosynthesis. Glycosaminoglycans are a major component of joint cartilages, hence glucosamine as a supplement can help rebuild cartilage and treat osteoarthritis. MSM additionally lowers inflammation (swelling) of the joints.

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