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Cartigen Duo Tablet


Overview

Uses of Cartigen Duo Tablet

Cartigen Duo Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Urine discolouration
  • Heartburn

How to use Cartigen Duo 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. Cartigen Duo Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cartigen Duo Tablet works

Cartigen Duo Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diacerein and Glucosamine, 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.

Cartigen Duo Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cartigen Duo Tablet 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 Cartigen Duo Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Cartigen Duo Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cartigen Duo Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Cartigen Duo Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Cartigen Duo Tablet 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.
  • Side effects such as Nausea, Diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and indigestion may occur with Cartigen Duo Tablet. These may not be with everyone. Any of the side effects other than those mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms do not improve even after two to three months of taking the medication.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cartigen Duo

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I am taking cartigen 1500 and ccm after detection minor osteoarthritis on my left knee. Sometime i feel extreme pain but i am able to walk properly. Will you suggest other medicines?
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Take Tab Rosortho twice daily and Tab Conjoint (Medley) twice daily along with CartigenAlso ask your treating doctor about Hyaluronic acid injection
Suffering knee joint pain cont
Dr. Gajanan Pandit
Bone & Joint Specialist
knee caps , avoid squatting and sitting cross legged. T Voveran Sr 100mg T Dompan OD once a day only when pain unbearable. try T Cartigen DN twice daily till pain later T Cartigen Duo for a month
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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to take Cartigen Duo if I have diabetes?

Some early researches suggest that the presence of glucosamine in this drug might worsen insulin resistance which can lead to an increase in blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. So, it is important that you inform your doctor if have diabetes. But now, according to recent studies it has been seen that even though glucosamine is a type of sugar, 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 Cartigen Duo take to show an effect?

You may need to take Cartigen Duo for four to six weeks before you notice any improvement. If your symptoms do not improve 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 that need to be taken while taking Cartigen Duo?

Yes, people taking blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin, should talk to their doctor before taking Cartigen Duo as it may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Cartigen Duo?

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

Q. Does the use of Cartigen Duo increase the chances of developing glaucoma?

According to some recent studies, it has been found that using Cartigen Duo has been linked with increased ocular pressure (IOP) in patients with a history of ocular hypertension. This is due to the presence of glucosamine in this medicine. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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References
  1. Fidelix TS, Macedo CR, Maxwell LJ, et al. Diacerein for osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014;(2):CD005117. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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PHARMED LIMITED,Pharmed Gardens, Whitefield Road, Bangalore-560048, India.
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