Medicine Overview of Medocerin Capsule
Uses of Medocerin Capsule
Medocerin Capsule is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis of knee and hip joints.
How to use Medocerin 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. Medocerin Capsule is to be taken with food.
How Medocerin Capsule works
Medocerin Capsule blocks the chemicals that cause inflammation and pain. It builds cartilage (the hard connective tissue in the bones near the joints) in the body.
In Depth Information on Medocerin Capsule
Expert advice for Medocerin 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.
Medocerin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Medocerin Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Medocerin Capsule is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Medocerin Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Medocerin Capsule alters the ability+more
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Medocerin Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with k+more
idney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Medocerin Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Medocerin Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with+more
liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
K-Vog 0.3mg Tablet MD, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, Path 30mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Diacerein, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Medocerin Capsule
Frequently asked questions about Diacerein
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.
Substitutes for Medocerin
No substitutes found for this medicine