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Cartisafe 500mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Cartisafe 500mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. It helps in the formation of cartilage and keep the joints lubricated for better movement and flexibility. This way it relieves the pain and swelling in the joints.

Cartisafe 500mg 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.

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 Cartisafe Tablet

Side effects of Cartisafe Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Heartburn

How to use Cartisafe 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. Cartisafe 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Cartisafe 500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cartisafe 500mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cartisafe 500mg 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 Cartisafe 500mg 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 Cartisafe 500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cartisafe 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cartisafe Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cartisafe 500mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cartisafe 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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I am having right side thigh pain since last 10 days,earlier before 2 years I was having same type of pain due to deficiency of vitamin D3 and B12.presently I have started taking tablet of Calcium with D3(600mg/800IU) and tablet Neurobion forte. But the relief in pain is very much slow.kindly adviseIn case of severe pain I m taking tablet etoricoxib 90 and tablet Akilos-P
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Its better for u to be seen and examinedAt ur age the most common reason is osteoarthritisSend me all reports if possible
My mother is having pain in both knee and all joints (hands & legs) and not able to walk due to severe pain. We have already tested blood and took X-ray. Every thing was normal but after seeing X-ray report Dr. told she is having Osteoarthritis. He prescribed pain relief tablets. But it's very difficult to take allopathic medicine for osteoarthritis. That's why I want please prescribe Ayurvedic medicine for the same. Thanks
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take osteoleif tab 2 tablet twice with water, mahayograj guggul 2 tab twice with water, Maharasnadi kwath 20 ml twice after meal with water. Apply mahanarayan oil on joints and do massage
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FAQs

Q. Does Cartisafe actually work in joint pain?

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

Q. Can Cartisafe cause liver damage?

In research studies, Cartisafe 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 Cartisafe. The chances of liver injury are more if the patient has been suffering from chronic liver disease.

Q. Is Cartisafe bad for kidneys?

The effect of Cartisafe on kidneys is not confirmatory. Cartisafe is mostly metabolized and broken down by the liver. However, there are some reports of kidney damage caused due to Cartisafe, 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 Cartisafe?

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 Cartisafe while taking blood-thinning medication?

No, it is not safe to take Cartisafe 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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