Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cartidin gm Tablet

Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis.

Cartidin gm Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Urine discolouration
  • Heartburn

How to use Cartidin gm Tablet

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. Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cartidin gm Tablet works

Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diacerein and Glucosamine, which relieves osteoarthritis symptoms. It helps in the formation of cartilage (the soft tissue that cushions the joints) and keep the joints lubricated for better movement and flexibility.

Cartidin gm Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet helps in relieving symptoms of osteoarthritis.
  • 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.
  • Side effects such as Nausea, Diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and indigestion may occur with Cartidin gm 50 mg/500 mg Tablet. These may not be with everyone. Any of the side effects other than those mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms do not improve even after two to three months of taking the medication.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cartidin gm

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Ii want to know whether osteoarthritis of knees is the result of uric acid deposited in the knees.since kidney is not so strong as to excrete uric acid from the blood and it gets deposited in the knees and other joints in the body
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
this is not true in all the cases, some times your uric acid production has increased due to improper metabolism, in any case we need to take medicine. above all for kidney you should go for Full KFT and LFT profile.
Knee Pain in both knee, uric acid 5.7, I am diabetic and on medication and controlled, I am playing badminton.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
At your age the osteoarthritis begins to start and it could be also do you do your overweight in case you areI would advise you to get your vitamin D level checked and get knee x-rays done and send it to me and meanwhile you can start with Quadriceps exercises and try to cut down on your weight if you are overweight
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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to take Cartidin gm if I have diabetes?

Some early researches suggest that the presence of glucosamine in this drug might worsen insulin resistance which can lead to an increase in blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. So, it is important that you inform your doctor if have diabetes. But now, according to recent studies it has been seen that even though glucosamine is a type of sugar, it does not appear to affect blood sugar levels or insulin sensitivity. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q. How long will Cartidin gm take to show an effect?

You may need to take Cartidin gm for four to six weeks before you notice any improvement. If your symptoms do not improve by that time, then it is advisable for you to talk to your doctor about other ways of managing your arthritis.

Q. Are there any special precautions that need to be taken while taking Cartidin gm?

Yes, people taking blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin, should talk to their doctor before taking Cartidin gm as it may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Cartidin gm?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Does the use of Cartidin gm increase the chances of developing glaucoma?

According to some recent studies, it has been found that using Cartidin gm has been linked with increased ocular pressure (IOP) in patients with a history of ocular hypertension. This is due to the presence of glucosamine in this medicine. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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