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Cartifix Capsule

Primary uses of Cartifix Capsule

MRP
129.65
₹8.64/Capsule
15 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cartifix Capsule

Uses of Cartifix Capsule

Cartifix Capsule is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis.

Cartifix Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Cartifix are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Heartburn.

How to use Cartifix Capsule

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. 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 relieve 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.

In Depth Information on Cartifix Capsule

Cartifix Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Cartifix Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cartifix Capsule 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 Cartifix Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Cartifix Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Cartifix Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cartifix Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Cartifix Capsule

Q. Is it safe to take Cartifix if I have diabetes?
Some early research had suggested that Cartifix might worsen insulin resistance due to the presence of glucosamine in it which can lead to an increase in blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. So do inform your doctor if you are having diabetes. But now, according to recent studies it has been seen that even though glucosamine is a type of sugar, but 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 Cartifix take to show an effect?
You may need to take the Cartifix for four to six weeks before you notice any improvement. If there is no change in your symptoms 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 need to be taken while taking Cartifix?
Yes, people taking blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin, should talk to their doctor before taking Cartifix as it may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. What should I know about storage and disposal of Cartifix?
It is advised to keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.
Q. Can the use of Cartifix cause constipation?
Yes, the use of Cartifix cause constipation. To make your stool softer and easier to pass, eat more high-fibre foods such as fresh fruit and vegetables and cereals. Try to drink several glasses of water or another non-alcoholic liquid every day.

Substitutes for Cartifix

No substitutes found for this medicine
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