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Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines. This medicine is prescribed to treat osteoarthritis. It reduces pain and swelling by reducing inflammation. It reduces friction in the joints to provide comfort during physical movements.

Uses of Packnee Tablet

Packnee Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Urine discolouration
  • Heartburn

How to use Packnee 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. Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Packnee Tablet works

Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diacerein and Glucosamine, 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.

Packnee Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Packnee 50mg/750mg 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 Packnee 50mg/750mg 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
Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Packnee 50mg/750mg 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.
  • Side effects such as Nausea, Diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and indigestion may occur with Packnee 50mg/750mg Tablet. These may not be with everyone. 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Packnee

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I am having right side thigh pain since last 10 days,earlier before 2 years I was having same type of pain due to deficiency of vitamin D3 and B12.presently I have started taking tablet of Calcium with D3(600mg/800IU) and tablet Neurobion forte. But the relief in pain is very much slow.kindly adviseIn case of severe pain I m taking tablet etoricoxib 90 and tablet Akilos-P
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Its better for u to be seen and examinedAt ur age the most common reason is osteoarthritisSend me all reports if possible
My mother is having pain in both knee and all joints (hands & legs) and not able to walk due to severe pain. We have already tested blood and took X-ray. Every thing was normal but after seeing X-ray report Dr. told she is having Osteoarthritis. He prescribed pain relief tablets. But it's very difficult to take allopathic medicine for osteoarthritis. That's why I want please prescribe Ayurvedic medicine for the same. Thanks
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take osteoleif tab 2 tablet twice with water, mahayograj guggul 2 tab twice with water, Maharasnadi kwath 20 ml twice after meal with water. Apply mahanarayan oil on joints and do massage
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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to take Packnee if I have diabetes?

Some early researches suggest that the presence of glucosamine in this drug might worsen insulin resistance which can lead to an increase in blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. So, it is important that you inform your doctor if have diabetes. But now, according to recent studies it has been seen that even though glucosamine is a type of sugar, it does not appear to affect blood sugar levels or insulin sensitivity. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q. How long will Packnee take to show an effect?

You may need to take Packnee for four to six weeks before you notice any improvement. If your symptoms do not improve by that time, then it is advisable for you to talk to your doctor about other ways of managing your arthritis.

Q. Are there any special precautions that need to be taken while taking Packnee?

Yes, people taking blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin, should talk to their doctor before taking Packnee as it may increase the risk of bleeding.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Packnee?

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

Q. Does the use of Packnee increase the chances of developing glaucoma?

According to some recent studies, it has been found that using Packnee has been linked with increased ocular pressure (IOP) in patients with a history of ocular hypertension. This is due to the presence of glucosamine in this medicine. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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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 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Glucosamine. Dublin, Ireland: Blue Bio Pharmaceuticals Ltd. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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