Dcr Capsule

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Composition for Dcr NA Capsule

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Primarily used for

Osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints
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₹8.1/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Dcr Capsule

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Uses of Dcr Capsule

Dcr Capsule is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints.
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Side effects of Dcr Capsule

Common

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Dcr 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. It is better to take Dcr Capsule with food.

How Dcr Capsule works

Dcr capsule blocks the chemicals that cause inflammation and pain. It builds cartilage (the hard connective tissue in the bones near the joints) in the body.

In Depth Information on Dcr Capsule

Expert advice for Dcr Capsule

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Dcr Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Dcr 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.
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Lactation
Dcr Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limit
ed human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Dcr Capsule alters the ability to dr
ive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Dcr Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dcr Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Dcr Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver
disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, Januvia 100mg Tablet, K Glim 1mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Diacerein, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dcr NA Capsule

Frequently asked questions for 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 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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Substitutes for Dcr

No substitutes found for this medicine
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