Cartifix Capsule


Introduction

Cartifix Capsule is a combination of two medicines. It is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. It reduces pain and swelling by reducing inflammation. It also reduces friction in the joints and makes physical movements more comfortable and pain free.

Cartifix Capsule may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take it regularly and do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor. You should not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you it is okay to stop.

Using this medicine may cause a few common side effects such as nausea, diarrhea, constipation, and heartburn. If you experienced any such side effects that does not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. Let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Cartifix Capsule

Benefits of Cartifix Capsule

In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints of your hands, knees, hips and spine. Cartifix Capsule helps you manage the symptoms of especially knee and hip osteoarthritis and restore mobility. Apart from this, Cartifix Capsule might help in joint repair if taken at the start of symptoms. Mild symptoms of osteoarthritis can sometimes be managed by doing light exercises, losing weight and by wearing a suitable footwear.

Side effects of Cartifix Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cartifix

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn

How to use Cartifix Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Cartifix Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cartifix Capsule works

Cartifix Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Glucosamine and Chondroitin, 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cartifix Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cartifix Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cartifix 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 Cartifix Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cartifix Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cartifix Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cartifix Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Cartifix Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cartifix Capsule
₹8.64/Capsule
Adicart Capsule
Windlas Biotech Ltd
₹8.5/Capsule
2% cheaper

Quick Tips

  • Cartifix Capsule 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.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms do not improve even after two to three months of taking the medication.

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PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient Concerns

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Rheumatoid arthritis with osteoarthritis
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Please refer to a Rheumatologist
Feeling pain due to osteoarthritis
Vipul Aggarwal
Send me the X-rays please
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FAQs

Q. How long will Cartifix Capsule take to show an effect?

You may need to take the Cartifix Capsule for four to six weeks before you notice any improvements.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Cartifix Capsule?

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

Q. Can the Cartifix Capsule cause indigestion?

Cartifix Capsule may cause indigestion. Take it with or after food to avoid Indigestion. Talk to your doctor if you are suffering from regular indigestion.

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References

  1. Drugs.com. Chondroitin. [Accessed 11 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Glucosamine. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Glucosamine. Dublin, Ireland: Blue Bio Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Biological E. Limited, Road No. 35,Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana -500033
MRP
129.65
Inclusive of all taxes
15 capsules in 1 strip
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