Medicine Overview of Lococerin Capsule
Lococerin 50 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints.
Side Effects of Lococerin are Diarrhoea, Discoloration of urine.
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. Lococerin 50 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
Lococerin 50 mg 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).
In Depth Information on Lococerin Capsule
- Do not take diacerein, if you are allergic to diacerein or any of the other ingredient.
- Consult your doctor before using diacerein, if you have a history of any kidney problems; liver disease; chronic inflammatory conditions of the gut; or any dehydration problems.
- Avoid using diacerein, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Lococerin Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Lococerin 50 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lococerin 50 mg Capsule 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 Lococerin 50 mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Lococerin 50 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lococerin 50 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Lococerin 50 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Lococerin 50 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Lococerin Capsule
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
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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Taking Lococerin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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