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CARTIGEN 1500 MG TABLET

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MRP: Rs. 478 for 1 strip(s) (30 tablets each)
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Composition for CARTIGEN

Glucosamine(1500 mg)

food interaction for CARTIGEN

alcohol interaction for CARTIGEN

pregnancy interaction for CARTIGEN

lactation interaction for CARTIGEN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Cartigen 1500 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CARTIGEN

Glucosamine(1500 mg)

Uses

Cartigen 1500 mg tablet is used in osteoarthritis.

How it works

Cartigen 1500 mg tablet is a sugar protein. It acts by building cartilage (the hard connective tissue located mainly on the bones near your joints) in the body.

Common side effects

Neck pain, Back pain, Constipation, Cough, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Ear inflammation, Increased creatine phosphokinase level in blood, Loss of appetite

Common Dosage for CARTIGEN 1500 MG TABLET

Patients taking CARTIGEN 1500 MG TABLET

  • 85%
    Once A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day
  • 2%
    Thrice A week
  • 1%
    Twice A Week
  • 1%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CARTIGEN

3 Substitutes
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  • KONDRO OD TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Panacea Biotec Ltd
    Rs. 15.01/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 150.10
    save 6% more per tablet
  • JOINTACE OD 1500 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Meyer Organics Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 15.27/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 229
    save 4% more per tablet
  • REOSTIN 1500 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Medreich Lifecare Ltd
    Rs. 14.67/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 220
    save 8% more per tablet

Top Rheumatologists

  • Dr. Sri Ram Garg
    MBBS
    5
  • Dr. Sumeet Agrawal
    MBBS, MD, DM
    4.9
  • Dr. Rajiva Gupta
    MBBS, DNB, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
    4.7
  • Dr. Naval Mendiratta
    MBBS, MD, Fellowship
    4.7
  • Dr. Divya Agarwal
    MBBS, MD, DNB
    4.5

Expert advice for CARTIGEN

  • Do not take glucosamine, if you are allergic to glucosamine or shell fish.
  • Avoid taking glucosamine, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: diabetes; high cholesterol or triglycerides; cancer; liver disease; asthma or breathing disorder.
  • Do not continue the glucosamine, if you are having surgery.

Frequently asked questions for CARTIGEN

Glucosamine

Q.Is glucosamine good for joints/ arthritis?
Yes,glucosamine is used as an aid to relieve joint pain, swelling and stiffness due to arthritis

Q.Is glucosamine safe for diabetics?
No,it is not safe for diabetics. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use

Q.Is glucosamine a steroid/ blood thinner?
No,it is a sugar protein and not a steroid/blood thinner

Q.How long can I take glucosamine for?
Patient may take glucosamine for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Can I take glucosamine with statins/ calcium/ blood thinners/ levothyroxine/ beta blockers/ naproxen/ coffee/ warfarin/ blood pressure tablets?
Patient should not take glucosamine along with warfarin.Taking other medicines with glucosamine may alter the effects of glucosamine.Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.Does glucosamine increase weight/ cause gas/ affect blood pressure/ increase blood sugar?
Glucosamine causing these side effects is very rare. However consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)