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Diaceron 50 mg Capsule

Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt Ltd

Composition for Diaceron 50 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Diaceron 50 mg Capsule

Osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints
10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Diaceron Capsule

Uses of Diaceron Capsule

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

Diaceron Capsule side effects


Side Effects of Diaceron are Diarrhoea, Discoloration of urine.

How to use Diaceron 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. Diaceron 50 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Diaceron Capsule works

Diaceron 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).

In Depth Information on Diaceron Capsule

Expert advice for Diaceron 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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Diaceron Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Diaceron Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Diaceron 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.
Diaceron 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 Diaceron 50 mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Diaceron 50 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Diaceron 50 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Diaceron 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 Diaceron Capsule?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Diaceron Capsule

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Diaceron with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Diaceron with Metformin
Medicines with composition Metformin: Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet, Clovimet, Performin, GD Met, Ultimet, Metco
Diaceron with Glimepiride
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Diaceron with Repaglinide
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep
Diaceron with Miglitol
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon
Diaceron with Teneligliptin
Medicines with composition Teneligliptin: Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron, Moglin, Tenlicad, Tenolen, Celglip, Patten, Tenelisafe, Eriglip
Diaceron with Acarbose
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
Diaceron with Glipizide
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase
Diaceron with Pioglitazone
Medicines with composition Pioglitazone: Piobest, Piokind
Diaceron with Voglibose
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog, Sysvog, Genvog, Vogliford
Diaceron with Gliclazide
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin

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