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Diacerein(50mg)

Uses

Diacerein is used for treating swelling and pain in the joints due to osteoarthritis. 

How it works

Diacerein belongs to a class of medication call anthraquinones. It acts by blocking chemicals which cause inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the body.

Common side effects

Rash, Liver disorder, Colon pigmentation, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Eczema, Soft stools, Stomach discomfort, Stomach pain

Glucosamine(750mg)

Uses

Glucosamine is used in addition to other drugs to relieve joint pain, swelling and stiffness due to arthritis.

How it works

Glucosamine 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

Methyl Sulfonyl Methane(250mg)

Uses

Dietary supplement, which has been lately used in the management of osteoarthritis in combination with glucosamine and/or chondrotin.

How it works

NA

Common side effects

Nausea, Acute toxicity, Rash, Stomach upset

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Expert advice

  • Do not take diacerein, if you are allergic to diacerein or any of the other ingredient.
  • Consult your doctor before using diacerein, if you have a history of any kidney problems; liver disease; chronic inflammatory conditions of the gut; or any dehydration problems.
  • Avoid using diacerein, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Frequently asked questions

Diacerein

Q. What is diacerein used for?
Diacerein is used for treating swelling and pain in the joints due to osteoarthritis.

Q. How does diacerein work?
Diacerein belongs to a class of medication call anthraquinones. It acts by blocking chemicals which cause inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the body.

Q. Is diacerein safe?
Diacerein is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor.

Q. Is diacerein safe in pregnancy?
Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but clinical studies in pregnant women have failed to show any risk to fetus. Inform your doctor immediately, if you find that you are pregnant while taking the drug and follow the doctor’s instructions clearly as to further use.

Q. Is diacerein a steroid or painkiller?
Diacerein is not a steroid or pain killer.

Q. What is diacerein with a glucosamine tab?
Diacerein is sometimes sold in combination with glucosamine for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis.

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 31 May, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)