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Cartishine 50 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Cartishine Capsule

Cartishine 50 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints.

Cartishine Capsule side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Discoloration of urine

How to use Cartishine Capsule

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. Cartishine 50 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Cartishine Capsule works

Cartishine 50 mg Capsule is a proteoglycan synthesis stimulator. It works by building cartilage (soft connective tissue around the joints) leading to joint repair. It also lowers pain and inflammation (swelling).

Cartishine Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cartishine 50 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Cartishine 50 mg Capsule 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 Cartishine 50 mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Cartishine 50 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cartishine 50 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Cartishine 50 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Cartishine Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Cartishine 50 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Cartishine 50 mg Capsule
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Expert Advice

  • Cartishine 50 mg Capsule helps relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis.
  • Exercise to strengthen muscles around the affected joint and manage your weight along with taking this medication.
  • 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.
  • Do not take Cartishine 50 mg Capsule if you are suffering from diarrhea or are above 60 years of age.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms do not improve even after two to three months of taking the medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cartishine with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Piobest
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cartishine

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

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 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.
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