Cartiform Forte Tablet

SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Cartiform Forte Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. It helps in the formation of cartilage and keeps the joints lubricated for better movement and flexibility. This way it relieves the pain and swelling in the joints.

Cartiform Forte Tablet is to be taken with food. Take it regularly and do not stop taking the medicine even if you get better until that doctor tells you it is alright to stop. Along with taking the medicine, exercise regularly to strengthen muscles around the affected joint and manage your weight.

The use of this medicine may cause some common side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and heartburn. If these side effects do no go away with time or bother you, talk to your doctor. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms.

To make sure the medicine is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Also, tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Cartiform Forte Tablet

Benefits of Cartiform Forte Tablet

In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. Cartiform Forte Tablet helps relieve pain and reduces inflammation and swelling in your joints due to this condition. This will ensure that you have a better, more active, quality of life.
Additionally, you may consider simple lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise, losing weight, maintaining good posture while doing various daily activities, and wearing comfortable footwear. This will help you manage mild symptoms of osteoarthritis very effectively in the long run.

Side effects of Cartiform Forte Tablet

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 Cartiform Forte

  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Heartburn

How to use Cartiform Forte 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. Cartiform Forte Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cartiform Forte Tablet works

Cartiform Forte Tablet is a proteoglycan synthesis stimulator that relieves osteoarthritis symptoms. It helps in the formation of cartilage (the soft tissue that cushions the joints) and keeps the joints lubricated for better movement and flexibility.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cartiform Forte Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cartiform Forte Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cartiform Forte Tablet 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 Cartiform Forte Tablet 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 Cartiform Forte Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cartiform Forte Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cartiform Forte Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cartiform Forte Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Cartiform Forte Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of being allergic to shellfish or to glucosamine.
  • You will be asked to monitor your blood glucose level while taking Cartiform Forte Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any blood thinners like warfarin or if you have any scheduled surgery.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amino Sugar
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
Proteoglycan synthesis Stimulator

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cartiform Forte 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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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. Does Cartiform Forte Tablet actually work in joint pain?

The evidence on the effectiveness of Cartiform Forte Tablet in reducing pain is controversial. Some patients report that Cartiform Forte Tablet has helped reduce arthritis pain, stiffness, and mild to moderate osteoarthritis pain. In fact, there is some evidence that Cartiform Forte Tablet has beneficial effects on the cartilage by slowing down the cartilage breakdown in the joints.

Q. Can Cartiform Forte Tablet cause liver damage?

In research studies, Cartiform Forte Tablet has not been found to raise the liver enzymes or cause any damage. However, there are few recent reports of liver injury while using the products containing Cartiform Forte Tablet. The chances of liver injury are more if the patient has been suffering from chronic liver disease.

Q. Is Cartiform Forte Tablet bad for kidneys?

The effect of Cartiform Forte Tablet on kidneys is not confirmatory. Cartiform Forte Tablet is mostly metabolized and broken down by the liver. However, there are some reports of kidney damage caused due to Cartiform Forte Tablet, but there is a lack of conclusive evidence. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with kidney damage and kidney function should be regularly monitored. Do consult your doctor before you start using this medication. Also, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.

Q. What are the precautions I should follow while taking Cartiform Forte Tablet?

Do consult your doctor before you start taking this medication and ensure to be cautious if you have diabetes or high blood glucose levels, high risk of heart disease or asthma. You should also be cautious if you are allergic to shellfish or are taking blood-thinning medicines like warfarin. Do tell your doctor if you have any of the above conditions before he prescribes you this medication.

Q. Is it safe to take Cartiform Forte Tablet while taking blood-thinning medication?

No, it is not safe to take Cartiform Forte Tablet while taking blood-thinning medications like warfarin or coumadin. The reason being, this medication interacts with the blood thinners and boosts the effect of the blood-thinning medication, thereby reducing the blood’s ability to form a clot in case of bleeding episodes. Therefore, patients taking any blood-thinning medicine should consult their doctor before starting this medication.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Muttaqi Mansion, 57- Mozang Road, Opposite Ganga Ram Hospital (Outdoor Gate), Lahore
Country of Origin: India

MRP
89.67
Inclusive of all taxes
10 tablets in 1 strip
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