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Composition for DJC

Diacerein(50 mg)

food interaction for DJC

alcohol interaction for DJC

pregnancy interaction for DJC

lactation interaction for DJC

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Djc 50mg capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Djc 50mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DJC

Diacerein(50 mg)

Uses

Djc 50mg capsule is used in osteoarthritis.

How it works

Djc 50mg capsule belongs to a class of medication call anthraquinones. It acts by blocking chemicals which cause inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the body.

Common side effects

Rash, Liver disorder, Colon pigmentation, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Eczema, Soft stools, Stomach discomfort, Stomach pain

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Expert advice for DJC

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for DJC

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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Content on this page was last updated on 15 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)