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Articare 50mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Articare 50mg Capsule is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. It lowers pain and inflammation and helps the stiff joints to heal quickly. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines.

Articare 50mg Capsule is to be taken with food. Take it regularly and at a fixed time each day. It may take few weeks for the medicine to work. Along with taking the medicine, exercise regularly to strengthen muscles around the affected joint and manage your weight. Do not stop taking the medicine suddenly without talking to your doctor.

It may cause few common side effects such as diarrhea or discoloration of urine. Regular monitoring of blood sugar level, especially in diabetic patient, is important as it may increase your blood sugar level.

Side effects of Articare Capsule

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Discoloration of urine

How to use Articare Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Articare 50mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Articare Capsule works

Articare 50mg Capsule is a proteoglycan synthesis stimulator. It works by building cartilage (soft connective tissue around the joints) leading to joint repair. It also lowers pain and inflammation (swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Articare 50mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Articare 50mg Capsule is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Articare 50mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Articare 50mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Articare 50mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Articare 50mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Articare 50mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Articare Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Articare 50mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Articare 50mg Capsule
₹7.6/Capsule
Orcerin Capsule
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₹10.6/Capsule
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Dycerin Capsule
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹12.15/Capsule
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₹10/Capsule
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Hilin 50 Capsule
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₹12.9/Capsule
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Noa Capsule
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₹8.62/Capsule
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Quick Tips

  • Articare 50mg Capsule helps relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis.
  • Exercise to strengthen muscles around the affected joint and manage your weight along with taking this medication.
  • It may take several weeks to see treatment benefits. Keep taking the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. 
  • It may increase your blood sugar level. If you are diabetic, monitor your levels regularly.
  • Do not take Articare 50mg Capsule if you are suffering from diarrhea or are above 60 years of age.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms do not improve even after two to three months of taking the medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Articare with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabinese
SERIOUS
Brand(s): No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

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.
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References
  1. Fidelix S.A, MaxwellT J, et al. Diacerein for osteoarthritis. Cochrane Systematic Review. 2014. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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