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Arthrovit Tablet

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Primarily used for

Osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints, Osteoarthritis
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Arthrovit Tablet


Uses of Diacerein

Diacerein is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints.

Diacerein side effects


Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea.


How to use Diacerein

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arthrovit Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Arthrovit Tablet works

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

Uses of Glucosamine

Glucosamine is used in osteoarthritis.

Glucosamine side effects


Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea.


How to use Glucosamine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arthrovit Tablet is to be taken with food.

In Depth Information on Arthrovit Tablet

Expert advice for Diacerein

  • Do not take diacerein, if you are allergic to diacerein or any of the other ingredient.
  • Consult your doctor before using diacerein, if you have a history of any kidney problems; liver disease; chronic inflammatory conditions of the gut; or any dehydration problems.
  • Avoid using diacerein, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Expert advice for Glucosamine

  • 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.
Arthrovit Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Arthrovit Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Arthrovit Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Arthrovit Tablet alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Arthrovit Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Arthrovit Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Arthrovit Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with
liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Arthrovit Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Substitutes for Arthrovit

No substitutes found for this medicine
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