Cartishine 50 mg Capsule


Uses of Cartishine Capsule
Cartishine 50 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints.
Cartishine Capsule side effects
  • Diarrhoea
  • 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
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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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.

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
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User Feedback


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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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