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ANOSCHA FORTE TABLET

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Composition for ANOSCHA FORTE

Chondroitin(100mg),Diacerein(50mg),Glucosamine(750mg)

food interaction for ANOSCHA FORTE

alcohol interaction for ANOSCHA FORTE

pregnancy interaction for ANOSCHA FORTE

lactation interaction for ANOSCHA FORTE

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alcohol
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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ANOSCHA FORTE

Chondroitin(100mg)

Uses

Chondroitin is used in osteoarthritis.

How it works

Chondroitin is a dietary nutritional supplement. Chondroitin decreases the rate of breakdown of cartilage in the joints.

Common side effects

Rash, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Eyelid swelling, Hair loss, Headache, Altered heart rate, Increased blood pressure, Limb swelling, Mood changes
Diacerein(50mg)

Uses

Diacerein is used in osteoarthritis.

How it works

Diacerein belongs to a class of medication call anthraquinones. It acts by blocking chemicals which cause inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the body.

Common side effects

Rash, Liver disorder, Colon pigmentation, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Eczema, Soft stools, Stomach discomfort, Stomach pain
Glucosamine(750mg)

Uses

Glucosamine is used in osteoarthritis.

How it works

Glucosamine is a sugar protein. It acts by building cartilage (the hard connective tissue located mainly on the bones near your joints) in the body.

Common side effects

Neck pain, Back pain, Constipation, Cough, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Ear inflammation, Increased creatine phosphokinase level in blood, Loss of appetite

Common Dosage for ANOSCHA FORTE TABLET

Patients taking ANOSCHA FORTE TABLET

  • 75%
    Once A Day
  • 21%
    Twice A Day
  • 2%
    Twice A Week
  • 2%
    Thrice A Day

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Expert advice for ANOSCHA FORTE

Do not take chondroitin and consult your doctor:
  • If you have allergies, asthma, or prostate cancer.
  • If you have bleeding disorders or diabetes.
  • If you are taking blood thinners.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for ANOSCHA FORTE

Chondroitin

Q.Is chondroitin sulfate found in bone?
Chondroitin sulfate is found in bone

Q.Does chondroitin help arthritis?
Chondroitin is used to treat arthritis

Q.Is chondroitin safe?
Chondroitin is safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q.Is chondroitin necessary with glucosamine?
Chondroitin and glucosamine in combination are more effective

Q.Can I take glucosamine without chondroitin?
Do consult your doctor before use

Q.Is chondroitin vegetarian?
Chondroitin is usually manufactured from animal sources, but is also available in non-animal form (for vegetarians). However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Can I take glucosamine chondroitin with synthroid/levothyroxine?
Glucosamine and chondroitin should be taken 3 hours after taking levothyroxine. Do consult your doctor before use

Q.Does chondroitin raise cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, cause constipation, cancer, and hair loss?
Chondroitin may raise cholesterol level, blood pressure, may cause constipation and hair loss. Chondroitin may promote spread and recurrence of prostate cancer. Chondroitin may worsen glucose intolerance in patients with untreated or undiagnosed diabetes

Q.Does chondroitin sulfate contain sulfur/sulfa?
Chondroitin sulfate contains sulfate. It does not contain sulfa and can be taken by people allergic to sulfa (like sulphonamide).

Diacerein

Q.What is diacerein used for?
Diacerein is used for treating swelling and pain in the joints due to osteoarthritis

Q.How does diacerein work?
Diacerein belongs to a class of medication call anthraquinones. It acts by blocking chemicals which cause inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the body

Q.Is diacerein safe?
Diacerein is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor

Q.Is diacerein a steroid or painkiller?
Diacerein is not a steroid or pain killer

Q.What is diacerein with a glucosamine tab?
Diacerein is sometimes sold in combination with glucosamine for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis.

Glucosamine

Q.Is glucosamine good for joints/ arthritis?
Yes,glucosamine is used as an aid to relieve joint pain, swelling and stiffness due to arthritis

Q.Is glucosamine safe for diabetics?
No,it is not safe for diabetics. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q.Is glucosamine a steroid/ blood thinner?
No,it is a sugar protein and not a steroid/blood thinner

Q.How long can I take glucosamine for?
Patient may take glucosamine for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Can I take glucosamine with statins/ calcium/ blood thinners/ levothyroxine/ beta blockers/ naproxen/ coffee/ warfarin/ blood pressure tablets?
Patient should not take glucosamine along with warfarin.Taking other medicines with glucosamine may alter the effects of glucosamine.Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.Does glucosamine increase weight/ cause gas/ affect blood pressure/ increase blood sugar?
Glucosamine causing these side effects is very rare. However consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)