Diacerein + Glucosamine is a combination of two medicines: Diacerein + Glucosamine1 and Diacerein + Glucosamine2, 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.
Q. Is it safe to take Orbone Forte 50 mg/750 mg Tablet 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 Orbone Forte 50 mg/750 mg Tablet take to show an effect?
You may need to take Orbone Forte 50 mg/750 mg Tablet 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 Orbone Forte 50 mg/750 mg Tablet?
Yes, people taking blood-thinning medicines, such as warfarin, should talk to their doctor before taking Orbone Forte 50 mg/750 mg Tablet as it may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Orbone Forte 50 mg/750 mg Tablet?
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 Orbone Forte 50 mg/750 mg Tablet increase the chances of developing glaucoma?
According to some recent studies, it has been found that using Orbone Forte 50 mg/750 mg Tablet 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.