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Cartigen 500 MG Capsule 30

Cartigen 500 MG Capsule 30

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    • Rs. 363.00

    Uses :

    Glucosamine is used to relieve the symptoms associated with arthritis, such as joint pain, swelling, and stiffness of bones.

    Mode of drug action


    Glucosamine is an amino sugar occurs naturally in the body. Glycosaminoglycans are the major component of the cartilage. Supplemental glucosamine helps to rebuild cartilage and treat joints pain associated with arthritis.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most common side effects of glucosamine are constipation, cough, dizziness, dry mouth, neck pain, back pain, ear inflammation, increased creatine levels, and loss of appetite.

    Warning

    Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Individuals with the conditions such as liver diseases, kidney diseases, and urinary diseases should use Cartigen drug with caution.

    • Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should take Cartigen medication only if recommended.

    • Regular monitoring of blood count, urinalysis, and liver function should be performed while on tab Cartigen.

    • Take Cartigen tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not overdose or self-medicate.

    • Avoid taking aluminum and magnesium antacids with Cartigen drug, as they decrease the absorption of Cartigen.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I take anticoagulants along with glucosamine? No, do not take anticoagulants with glucosamine.

    2. I am diabetic. Can I use glucosamine drug? No, you should not take glucosamine drug.

    3. What is the effect of glucosamine during breastfeeding? Glucosamine may pass into breast milk and may harm newborn. Discuss with your doctor before taking the medication.

    4. What are the natural sources of glucosamine? Glucosamine can be obtained from the shellfish and other marine products.

    5. How long can I take glucosamine? Duration of the glucosamine treatment will be suggested by the doctor depending on the age and health condition of the patient.

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