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TENDOGEM TABLET

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SALT INFORMATION for TENDOGEM

Chondroitin(NA)

Uses

Chondroitin is used in osteoarthritis.

How it works

Chondroitin is a dietary nutritional supplement. Chondroitin decreases the rate of breakdown of cartilage in the joints.

Common side effects

Rash, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Eyelid swelling, Hair loss, Headache, Altered heart rate, Increased blood pressure, Limb swelling, Mood changes
Collagen Peptide(NA)

Uses

Collagen Peptide is used in osteoarthritis.

How it works

NA

Common side effects

Sodium Hyaluronate(NA)

Uses

Sodium Hyaluronate is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis.

How it works

Sodium hyaluronate has water retaining properties and provides a low resistance to blinking. It is highly effective at entrapping water and preventing evaporation; this prolongs any beneficial effects.

Common side effects

Blue colour of skin, Flushing of skin, Skin redness, Chest tightness, Cough, Fainting, Dizziness, Difficulty in swallowing, Shortness of breath, Eyelid swelling, Fever, Hypersensitivity reaction, Anaphylactic shock, Hypotensive crisis, Injection site inflammation, Injection site pain, Itching, Nasal congestion, Rash, Increased intraocular pressure, Urticaria, Wheezing
Vitamin C(NA)

Uses

Vitamin C is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) is an antioxidant. Antioxidants are nutrients that block some of the damage caused by free radicals. It forms an important protein used to make skin, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels, heal wounds and form scar tissue, repair and maintain cartilage, bones and teeth.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Headache, Flushing, Skin redness, Stomach cramp, Stomach upset

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Expert advice for TENDOGEM

Do not take chondroitin and consult your doctor:
  • If you have allergies, asthma, or prostate cancer.
  • If you have bleeding disorders or diabetes.
  • If you are taking blood thinners.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for TENDOGEM

Chondroitin

Q.Is chondroitin sulfate found in bone?
Chondroitin sulfate is found in bone

Q.Does chondroitin help arthritis?
Chondroitin is used to treat arthritis

Q.Is chondroitin safe?
Chondroitin is safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q.Is chondroitin necessary with glucosamine?
Chondroitin and glucosamine in combination are more effective

Q.Can I take glucosamine without chondroitin?
Do consult your doctor before use

Q.Is chondroitin vegetarian?
Chondroitin is usually manufactured from animal sources, but is also available in non-animal form (for vegetarians). However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Can I take glucosamine chondroitin with synthroid/levothyroxine?
Glucosamine and chondroitin should be taken 3 hours after taking levothyroxine. Do consult your doctor before use

Q.Does chondroitin raise cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, cause constipation, cancer, and hair loss?
Chondroitin may raise cholesterol level, blood pressure, may cause constipation and hair loss. Chondroitin may promote spread and recurrence of prostate cancer. Chondroitin may worsen glucose intolerance in patients with untreated or undiagnosed diabetes

Q.Does chondroitin sulfate contain sulfur/sulfa?
Chondroitin sulfate contains sulfate. It does not contain sulfa and can be taken by people allergic to sulfa (like sulphonamide).

Sodium Hyaluronate

Q.Is sodium hyaluronate natural?
Yes, sodium hyaluronate is a natural polysaccharide

Q.Is sodium hyaluronate safe?
Sodium hyaluronate is safe, if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is sodium hyaluronate the same as hyaluronic acid?
Yes, they show same effect, however, sodium hyaluronate is a hyaluronic acid derivative.

Q.Is sodium hyaluronate vegan?
Yes, sodium hyaluronate is commercially produced from fermentation of a vegetable-origin derived substrate by a selected strain of Streptococcus zooepidermicus

Q.Is sodium hyaluronate dangerous?
No, sodium hyaluronate is not dangerous if used as prescribed by your doctor.

Vitamin C

Q.Is vitamin c water soluble/ calcium/ present in milk?
Vitamin C (also available as Limcee, Celin) is a water soluble vitamin. It is not calcium and milk is not the major source for vitamin C, you may get it in appropriate amounts from citrus fruits and vegetables

Q.Can I take vitamin c help in iron absorption/ reduce uric acid/ increase weight/ increase testosterone/ increase breast size?
Vitamin C is required for the maintenance of blood vessels, cartilage, muscle and bone as well as iron absorption. It may slightly lower uric acid but it does not increase testosterone, breast size or weight. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Can I take vitamin c for hair/ for skin/ help in skin lightening/ for acne?
Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body, including skin. Always consult your doctor regarding its use in particular condition

Q.Does vitamin C serum work?
Vitamin C is a very popular ingredient in skin care products because it is a free-radical fighter and helps produce collagen naturally.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)