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Diocerin gm Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Diocerin gm Tablet

Diocerin gm Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Urine discolouration
  • Heartburn

How to use Diocerin gm 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. Diocerin gm Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Diocerin gm Tablet works

Diocerin gm Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diacerein and Glucosamine, which relieves osteoarthritis symptoms. It helps in the formation of cartilage (the soft tissue that cushions the joints) and keep the joints lubricated for better movement and flexibility.

Diocerin gm Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Diocerin gm Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Diocerin gm Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
Diocerin gm Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Diocerin gm Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Diocerin gm Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Diocerin gm Tablet helps in relieving symptoms of osteoarthritis.
  • 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.
  • Side effects such as Nausea, Diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and indigestion may occur with Diocerin gm Tablet. These may not be with everyone. Any of the side effects other than those mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms do not improve even after two to three months of taking the medication.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Diocerin gm

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I am suffering from left knee pain, I have visited doctor but I am not able to read medicine name please help, I am uploading medicine name.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
You seems to have Osteoarthritis of kneesAvoid squatting and crossed-leg sitting Do Quadriceps strengthening exercises and Cycling exercises Do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS sprayTake Cap Altraday twice daily and Tab Ostoguard-GM twice daily and Cap Bio-D3-Strong once daily
Treatment of osteoarthritis of kneePain in knee joint aggravation rising from a seat and sitting while, and walking.Standing and walking is worst position
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Bone & Joint Specialist
1.Tab. Nucoxia P 1 BD {twice a day after meals.}2.Tab Pan D 1 BD {twice a day before meals}3.Tab.Durajoint GM 1 BD4.Tab. Minosta D3 1 OD {once a day}5. Quadriceps drill & knee bending exercises.{Learn from Physiotherapist}Get Xray Both Knee AP & Lat.
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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to take Diocerin gm if I have diabetes?

Some early researches suggest that the presence of glucosamine in this drug might worsen insulin resistance which can lead to an increase in blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. So, it is important that you inform your doctor if have diabetes. But now, according to recent studies it has been seen that even though glucosamine is a type of sugar, it does not appear to affect blood sugar levels or insulin sensitivity. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q. How long will Diocerin gm take to show an effect?

You may need to take Diocerin gm for four to six weeks before you notice any improvement. If your symptoms do not improve by that time, then it is advisable for you to talk to your doctor about other ways of managing your arthritis.

Q. Are there any special precautions that need to be taken while taking Diocerin gm?

Yes, people taking blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin, should talk to their doctor before taking Diocerin gm as it may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Diocerin gm?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Does the use of Diocerin gm increase the chances of developing glaucoma?

According to some recent studies, it has been found that using Diocerin gm has been linked with increased ocular pressure (IOP) in patients with a history of ocular hypertension. This is due to the presence of glucosamine in this medicine. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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References
  1. Fidelix TS, Macedo CR, Maxwell LJ, et al. Diacerein for osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014;(2):CD005117. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Helios Pharmaceuticals, 659/1, Gulbai Tekra, Ahmedabad-380006
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