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Medicine Overview of G.C. FLEX TABLET

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Uses of Glucosamine

Glucosamine is used in osteoarthritis.
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Side effects of Glucosamine

Common

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Glucosamine

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.
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Uses of Chondroitin

Chondroitin is used in osteoarthritis.
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Side effects of Chondroitin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Abdominal cramp.

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How to use Chondroitin

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.
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Uses of Methyl Sulfonyl Methane

Methyl Sulfonyl Methane is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and myalgia.
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Side effects of Methyl Sulfonyl Methane

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Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Methyl Sulfonyl Methane

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.

How G.C. FLEX TABLET works

Methyl sulfonyl methane is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on G.C. FLEX TABLET

Expert advice for Glucosamine

  • Do not take glucosamine, if you are allergic to glucosamine or shell fish.
  • Avoid taking glucosamine, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: diabetes; high cholesterol or triglycerides; cancer; liver disease; asthma or breathing disorder.
  • Do not continue the glucosamine, if you are having surgery.

Expert advice for Chondroitin

Do not take chondroitin and consult your doctor:
  • If you have allergies, asthma, or prostate cancer.
  • If you have bleeding disorders or diabetes.
  • If you are taking blood thinners.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Expert advice for Methyl Sulfonyl Methane

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Methyl Sulfonyl Methane can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Warnings
Special precautions for G.C. FLEX TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for G.C. FLEX TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Glucosamine

Q. Is glucosamine good for joints/ arthritis?
Yes,glucosamine is used as an aid to relieve joint pain, swelling and stiffness due to arthritis
Q. Is glucosamine safe for diabetics?
No,it is not safe for diabetics. Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use
Q. Is glucosamine a steroid/ blood thinner?
No,it is a sugar protein and not a steroid/blood thinner
Q. How long can I take glucosamine for?
Patient may take glucosamine for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take glucosamine with statins/ calcium/ blood thinners/ levothyroxine/ beta blockers/ naproxen/ coffee/ warfarin/ blood pressure tablets?
Patient should not take glucosamine along with warfarin.Taking other medicines with glucosamine may alter the effects of glucosamine.Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does glucosamine increase weight/ cause gas/ affect blood pressure/ increase blood sugar?
Glucosamine causing these side effects is very rare. However consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects.
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Frequently asked questions for Chondroitin

Q. Is chondroitin sulfate found in bone?
Chondroitin sulfate is found in bone
Q. Does chondroitin help arthritis?
Chondroitin is used to treat arthritis
Q. Is chondroitin safe?
Chondroitin is safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is chondroitin necessary with glucosamine?
Chondroitin and glucosamine in combination are more effective
Q. Can I take glucosamine without chondroitin?
Do consult your doctor before use
Q. Is chondroitin vegetarian?
Chondroitin is usually manufactured from animal sources, but is also available in non-animal form (for vegetarians). However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Can I take glucosamine chondroitin with synthroid/levothyroxine?
Glucosamine and chondroitin should be taken 3 hours after taking levothyroxine. Do consult your doctor before use
Q. Does chondroitin raise cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, cause constipation, cancer, and hair loss?
Chondroitin may raise cholesterol level, blood pressure, may cause constipation and hair loss. Chondroitin may promote spread and recurrence of prostate cancer. Chondroitin may worsen glucose intolerance in patients with untreated or undiagnosed diabetes
Q. Does chondroitin sulfate contain sulfur/sulfa?
Chondroitin sulfate contains sulfate. It does not contain sulfa and can be taken by people allergic to sulfa (like sulphonamide).
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