Medicine Overview of Dicon Tablet
Uses of Dicon Tablet
Dicon 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints.
Side effects of Dicon Tablet
Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea.
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. It is better to take Dicon 50mg Tablet with food.
How Dicon Tablet works
Dicon 50mg tablet 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 Dicon Tablet
Expert advice for Dicon Tablet
- 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.
Special precautions for Dicon 50mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dicon 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Dicon 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Dicon 50mg Tablet alters the ability+more
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Dicon 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with k+more
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dicon 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Dicon 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with+more
liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml, Galvus 50mg Tablet, Januvia 100mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Diacerein, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Dicon 50mg Tablet
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.
Substitutes for Dicon Tablet
Arthocerin 50mg Tablet
Orcerin 50mg Capsule
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Ostogard 50mg Capsule
Micro Labs Ltd
Durajoint 50mg Capsule
Recartin 50mg Tablet
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