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Jocart D Capsule

Prescription Required

Overview

Jocart D Capsule side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Discoloration of urine

How to use Jocart D Capsule

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. Jocart D Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Jocart D Capsule works

Jocart D 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).

Jocart D Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Jocart D Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Jocart D 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Jocart D 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 Jocart D 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
Jocart D Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Jocart D Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Jocart D Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Jocart D Capsule?

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

Alternate Brands

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

Expert Advice

  • Jocart D 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 Jocart D 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Jocart D with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Piobest
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tensorin, Tenefron, Moglin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Jocart D

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Pain in hip joint and kneejointy
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Check your S-URIC ACID levels and Vitamin-D levelsalso do X-rays of hip and knee joints and share it
Sir , She is my mother suffering from pain in knee joint & legs . She can't walk without help . Please sujest me for his batterment .please sir
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Seems a case of osteoarthritis. Give her ossigen cap 2 twice, myostal cap 2 twice, apply mahanarayan oil daily on knee joints . calcium and vitamin D level should be checked. If no improvement is seen , undergo Xray of knee joints
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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
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