MDG Tablet


Introduction

MDG Tablet is a combination of three medicines. It 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.

MDG Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. It is best taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. 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.

Using this medicine may cause a few common side effects such as nausea, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, heartburn, and urine discoloration. 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 MDG Tablet

Benefits of MDG Tablet

In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints of your hands, knees, hips and spine. MDG Tablet helps you manage the symptoms of especially knee and hip osteoarthritis and restore mobility. Apart from this, MDG Tablet might help in joint repair if taken at the start of symptoms. Mild symptoms of osteoarthritis can sometimes be managed by doing light exercises, losing weight and by wearing a suitable footwear.

Side effects of MDG 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 MDG

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Urine discoloration

How to use MDG 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. MDG Tablet is to be taken with food.

How MDG Tablet works

MDG Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Diacerein, Glucosamine Sulfate Potassium Chloride and Methyl Sulfonyl Methane, which treats osteoarthritis. Diacerein and Glucosamine Sulfate Potassium Chloride 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 MDG Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of MDG Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of MDG Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether MDG Tablet 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
MDG Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of MDG Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
MDG Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take MDG Tablet?

If you miss a dose of MDG Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • MDG 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. 
  • 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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References

  1. Fidelix TS, Macedo CR, Maxwell LJ, et al. Diacerein for osteoarthritis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2014;(2):CD005117. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. MedIndia. Glucosamine Sulfate Potassium Chloride. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Methyl Sulfonyl Methane. [Accessed 29 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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