Gluserin 50mg/1500mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diacerein and Glucosamine which relieve 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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Gluserin 50mg/1500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Gluserin 50mg/1500mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Gluserin 50mg/1500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Gluserin 50mg/1500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Gluserin 50mg/1500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Is it safe to take Gluserin if I have diabetes?
Some early research had suggested that Gluserin might worsen insulin resistance due to the presence of glucosamine in it which can lead to increase in blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. So do inform your doctor if you are having diabetes. But now, according to recent studies it has been seen that even though glucosamine is a type of sugar, but 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 Gluserin take to show an effect?
You may need to take the Gluserin for four to six weeks before you notice any improvement. If there is no change in your symptoms 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 need to be taken while taking Gluserin?
Yes, people taking blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin, should talk to their doctor before taking Gluserin as it may increase the risk of bleeding
Q. What should I know about storage and disposal of Gluserin?
It is advised to keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.
Q. Does the use of Gluserin lead to chances of glaucoma?
According to some recent studies, it has been found that using Gluserin has been linked with increased ocular pressure (IOP) in patients with a history of ocular hypertension. It is due to the effect of glucosamine, which is the component of this medicine. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.