Durajoint Capsule

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Introduction

Durajoint Capsule 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.

Durajoint Capsule 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.

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 level, 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 Durajoint Capsule

Benefits of Durajoint Capsule

In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. Durajoint Capsule 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 Durajoint Capsule

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 Durajoint

  • Diarrhea
  • Urine discoloration

How to use Durajoint Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Durajoint Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Durajoint Capsule works

Durajoint 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).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Durajoint Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Durajoint Capsule 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
Durajoint Capsule 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 Durajoint Capsule 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
Durajoint Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Durajoint Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Durajoint Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Durajoint Capsule?

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

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Quick Tips

  • Durajoint Capsule 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 Durajoint Capsule 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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Durajoint 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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I have sever pain in my knee joints when I walk for more than 15 minutes. It is difficult to bend my knees even for climbing staircase or for doing exercises. I want to reduce weight but not able to do it.
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Orthopaedics
You are suffering from Osteoarthritis, Get your Xray both knees AP view to know the severity. Adv. Tab Nucoxia P 1 BD after meals, Cap Pan D 1 BD before meals, Cap Durajoint GM 1BD , Cap Minosta D3 1 daily, Cap Uprise D3 once a week.
I am daibitic from 7 years. My hb1c is 6.8. I am taking azulix Mf bd Sir ihave knee pain so the doctor advised me to take matilda forte daily & uprise capsule weekly. I had taken the medicine two months. So pls advise tome how long be taken. Thanks sir
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Orthopaedics
You add in your treatment, Tab Nucoxia P 1BD after meals, Cap Pan D 1 BD before meals, Cap Durajoint GM 1BD.Review after 10 days.
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FAQs

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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References

  1. Fidelix S.A, MaxwellT J, et al. Diacerein for osteoarthritis. Cochrane Systematic Review. 2014. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. DrugBank. Diacerein. [Accessed 07 Apr. 2020]. (online) Available from: External Link

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16th Floor, Godrej BKC, Plot – C, “G” Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051, India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: May, 2022

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