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ARTHRICARE SR TABLET

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Composition FOR ARTHRICARE SR

Glucosamine(NA),Methyl Sulfonyl Methane(NA)

food interaction for ARTHRICARE SR

alcohol interaction for ARTHRICARE SR

pregnancy interaction for ARTHRICARE SR

lactation interaction for ARTHRICARE SR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
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 ARTHRICARE SR

Glucosamine(NA)

Uses

Glucosamine is used in osteoarthritis

How it works

Glucosamine blocks the chemicals that cause inflammation and pain. It builds cartilage (the hard connective tissue in the bones near the joints) in the body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea
Methyl Sulfonyl Methane(NA)

Uses

Methyl Sulfonyl Methane is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, muscular pain and rheumatoid arthritis

How it works

Methyl Sulfonyl Methane blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, pain, and fever.

Common side effects

Nausea, Acute toxicity, Rash, Stomach upset

SUBSTITUTES FOR ARTHRICARE SR

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Expert advice FOR ARTHRICARE SR

  • Do not take glucosamine, if you are allergic to glucosamine or shell fish.
  • Avoid taking glucosamine, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: diabetes; high cholesterol or triglycerides; cancer; liver disease; asthma or breathing disorder.
  • Do not continue the glucosamine, if you are having surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR ARTHRICARE SR

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

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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 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)