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G.C. Flex Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

G.C. Flex Tablet is a combination of three medicines. This medicine is prescribed to treat osteoarthritis. It reduces pain and swelling by reducing inflammation. It also reduces friction in the joints to provide comfort during physical movements.

G.C. Flex Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. It can be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor. And do not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you it is okay to stop.

Using this medicine may cause few common side effects such as nausea, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, and heartburn. If you experienced any such side effects that does not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. Let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of G.C. Flex Tablet

Side effects of G.C. Flex 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 G.C. Flex

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn

How to use G.C. Flex 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. G.C. Flex Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How G.C. Flex Tablet works

G.C. Flex Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Glucosamine, Chondroitin and Methyl Sulfonyl Methane, which treats osteoarthritis. Glucosamine and Chondroitin are proteoglycan synthesis stimulators while Methyl Sulfonyl Methane (MSM) is a nutritional supplement. Together, they help in the building of cartilage (the soft tissue around the joints) leading to joint repair. MSM additionally lowers inflammation (swelling) of the joints.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with G.C. Flex Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of G.C. Flex Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of G.C. Flex Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether G.C. Flex Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of G.C. Flex Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of G.C. Flex Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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

Quick Tips

  • G.C. Flex 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. 
  • Side effects such as Nausea, Diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and indigestion may occur with G.C. Flex 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.

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Patient Concerns

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What is the use and benefit of taking flex in meal on daily basis.
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
Hi Kindly share why are you taking this
Any substitute medicine for novomix 30 - flex pen insulin ? What is the cheapest ?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Substitute Medicines are there.But without knowing your medical history and sugar level variations I can't priscribe you , as which is halmful to you.So discuss with your doctor. He can definitely help you
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References

  1. Drugs.com. Glucosamine. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Chondroitin. [Accessed 11 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Methyl Sulfonyl Methane. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Glucosamine. Dublin, Ireland: Blue Bio Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. ScienceDirect. Methyl Sulfonyl Methane. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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