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Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet


Product introduction

Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and joint pain. It reduces pain and swelling by reducing inflammation. It also reduces friction in the joints and makes physical movements more comfortable and pain free.

Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take it regularly and do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor. You should not stop taking the medicine until your doctor tells you it is okay to stop.

Using this medicine may cause a few common side effects such as nausea, diarrhea, constipation, headache, and heartburn. 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 Orthofree Tablet

Benefits of Orthofree Tablet

In Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain, swelling and stiffness in the joints of your hands, knees, hips and spine. Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet helps you manage the symptoms of especially knee and hip osteoarthritis and restore mobility. Apart from this, Orthofree 500mg/400mg 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.

In Treatment of Joint pain

Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet supports cartilage health, reduces inflammation, improves flexibility, and alleviates joint pain. Individual responses may vary. Consult your doctor before starting any supplement regimen for joint pain.

Side effects of Orthofree 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 Orthofree

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn
  • Headache

How to use Orthofree 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. Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Orthofree Tablet works

Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Glucosamine and Chondroitin, which relieves 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. Better cushioning and lubrication between the joints will decrease friction induced pain.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet 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 Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Orthofree Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Orthofree 500mg/400mg 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet
₹17.0/Tablet
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Arth 500 mg/400 mg Tablet
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Glucosa C 500mg/400mg Tablet
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M Joint 500mg/400mg Tablet
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Quick tips

  • Orthofree 500mg/400mg 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. 
  • It may increase your blood sugar level. If you are diabetic, monitor your levels regularly.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms do not improve even after two to three months of taking the medication.

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Patient concerns

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Pain in joint as specilly for hip joint
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Osteoarthritis is the most common reason
How to manage or diagnose severe osteoporosis and osteoarthritis
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Both are different but the problem and for osteoporosis you can get a test called as DEXA scan and for osteoarthritis you need to get the x-rays done for which ever joint you feel the pain is there
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FAQs

Q. How long will Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet take to show an effect?

You may need to take the Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet for four to six weeks before you notice any improvements.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.

Q. Can the Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet cause indigestion?

Orthofree 500mg/400mg Tablet may cause indigestion. Take it with or after food to avoid Indigestion. Talk to your doctor if you are suffering from regular indigestion.

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References

  1. Drugs.com. Chondroitin. [Accessed 11 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Glucosamine. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Chondroitin. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Glucosamine+Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium [Product Description]. Karachi, Pakistan: Getz Pharma (Pvt) Limited; 2016. [Accessed 28th Sept. 2023] (online) Available from: External Link

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