Dicon 50mg Tablet

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Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dicon 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. It lowers pain and swelling and helps the stiff joints to heal quickly. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines.

Dicon 50mg 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.

The use of this medicine may cause some common side effects like diarrhea or discoloration of urine. 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 all the other medicines you are taking. Also tell your doctor if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels, especially in diabetic patients is important while taking this medicine, as it may increase your blood sugar level. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor first before taking this medicine.

Uses of Dicon Tablet

Benefits of Dicon Tablet

In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. Dicon 50mg Tablet helps relieve pain and reduces inflammation and swelling in your joints due to this condition. This will ensure that you have a better, more active, quality of life.
Additionally, you may consider simple lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise, losing weight, maintaining good posture while doing various daily activities, and wearing comfortable footwear. This will help you manage mild symptoms of osteoarthritis very effectively in the long run.

Side effects of Dicon Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dicon

  • Diarrhea
  • Urine discoloration

How to use Dicon 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. Dicon 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dicon Tablet works

Dicon 50mg Tablet 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Dicon 50mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dicon 50mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dicon 50mg 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 Dicon 50mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dicon 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dicon 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Dicon 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dicon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dicon 50mg Tablet, 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.
Dicon 50mg Tablet
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Arthocerin 50mg Tablet
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Dalet 50mg Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • Dicon 50mg Tablet 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 Dicon 50mg Tablet 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Anthracenecarboxylic Acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
Proteoglycan synthesis Stimulator

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dicon 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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Rheumatoid arthritis with osteoarthritis
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Please refer to a Rheumatologist
Feeling pain due to osteoarthritis
Vipul Aggarwal
Send me the X-rays please
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References

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Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
MRP
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Inclusive of all taxes
10 tablets in 1 strip
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