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Viartrix 250mg Capsule

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Viartrix 250mg Capsule is a medicine used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. It helps in the formation of cartilage and keep the joints lubricated for better movement and flexibility. This way it relieves the pain and swelling in the joints.

Viartrix 250mg Capsule is to be taken with food. Take it regularly and do not stop taking the medicine even if you get better until that doctor tells you it is alright to stop. Along with taking the medicine, exercise regularly to strengthen muscles around the affected joint and manage your weight.

Use of this medicine may cause some common side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and heartburn. If these side effects do no go away with time or bother you, talk to your doctor. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these symptoms.

To make sure the medicine is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Also, tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Viartrix Capsule

Benefits of Viartrix Capsule

In Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes pain and stiffness in the joints. Viartrix 250mg Capsule helps relieve pain and reduces inflammation and swelling in your joints due to this condition. This will ensure that you have a better, more active, quality of life.
Additionally, you may consider simple lifestyle modifications such as regular exercise, losing weight, maintaining good posture while doing various daily activities, and wearing comfortable footwear. This will help you manage mild symptoms of osteoarthritis very effectively in the long run.

Side effects of Viartrix Capsule

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 Viartrix

  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Heartburn

How to use Viartrix Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Viartrix 250mg Capsule is to be taken with food.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Viartrix 250mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Viartrix 250mg Capsule during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Viartrix 250mg Capsule 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 Viartrix 250mg Capsule 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 Viartrix 250mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Viartrix 250mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Viartrix Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Viartrix 250mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Viartrix 250mg Capsule
₹5.19/Capsule
Viartril 250mg Capsule
Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹11.6/Capsule
124% costlier

Quick Tips

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  • Avoid taking glucosamine, if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: diabetes; high cholesterol or triglycerides; cancer; liver disease; asthma or breathing disorder.
  • Do not continue the glucosamine, if you are having surgery.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Amino Sugar
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Viartrix with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabinese
SERIOUS
Brand(s): No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS

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FAQs

Q. Does Viartrix 250mg Capsule actually work in joint pain?

The evidence on the effectiveness of Viartrix 250mg Capsule in reducing pain is controversial. Some patients report that Viartrix 250mg Capsule has helped reduce arthritis pain, stiffness, and mild to moderate osteoarthritis pain. In fact, there is some evidence that Viartrix 250mg Capsule has beneficial effects on the cartilage by slowing down the cartilage breakdown in the joints.

Q. Can Viartrix 250mg Capsule cause liver damage?

In research studies, Viartrix 250mg Capsule has not been found to raise the liver enzymes or cause any damage. However, there are few recent reports of liver injury while using the products containing Viartrix 250mg Capsule. The chances of liver injury are more if the patient has been suffering from chronic liver disease.

Q. Is Viartrix 250mg Capsule bad for kidneys?

The effect of Viartrix 250mg Capsule on kidneys is not confirmatory. Viartrix 250mg Capsule is mostly metabolized and broken down by the liver. However, there are some reports of kidney damage caused due to Viartrix 250mg Capsule, but there is a lack of conclusive evidence. Therefore, it should be used with caution in patients with kidney damage and kidney function should be regularly monitored. Do consult your doctor before you start using this medication. Also, inform your doctor if you have any kidney disease.

Q. What are the precautions I should follow while taking Viartrix 250mg Capsule?

Do consult your doctor before you start taking this medication and ensure to be cautious if you have diabetes or high blood glucose levels, high risk of heart disease or asthma. You should also be cautious if you are allergic to shellfish or are taking blood-thinning medicines like warfarin. Do tell your doctor if you have any of the above conditions before he prescribes you this medication.

Q. Is it safe to take Viartrix 250mg Capsule while taking blood-thinning medication?

No, it is not safe to take Viartrix 250mg Capsule while taking blood-thinning medications like warfarin or coumadin. The reason being, this medication interacts with the blood thinners and boosts the effect of the blood-thinning medication, thereby reducing the blood’s ability to form a clot in case of bleeding episodes. Therefore, patients taking any blood-thinning medicine should consult their doctor before starting this medication.

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