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Glucosamine - Drug Information

Generic Name : Glucosamine | Pronunciation : Glu-cose-amin

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Latest prescription information about Glucosamine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics/Antimicrobials
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Trade Name(s): 


India : 

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International : 

Optiflex-G

Why it is prescribed (Indications) : 


This medication is a nutritional supplement, used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It stimulates the production of cartilage, which leads to joint repair.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 


Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category :

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Dosage & When it is to be taken : 


PO- The recommended dose is 500 mg 3-4 times/day.

How it should be taken : 


It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food.

Warnings and Precautions : 

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetics, any allergy, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

Side Effects : 

Heartburn, diarrhea, nausea, indigestion, constipation, abdominal pain, palpitations, drowsiness, skin reaction, headache and indigestion.

Other Precautions : 

Contraindicated in patients who are allergic to shellfish.

Storage Conditions : 

Store in cool place and in an airtight container.

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Bujjamma
hai sir,i am a women have 52 years old. Before three months i am suffer from knee and joint pains, after consult a doctor suggests CARTICARE drug . After using of this the pain is little reduced.But in past three days i dont use drug at that again pain is increase. HWhen it will be cure?, Due to use of thi drug body is weekens, always feel hheati.g skin, too much of setting, . Did u explain details about why these side effects is held.
Bujjamma  Monday, July 14, 2014
nairuk58
I took one tab of lubrijoint 750 after food. I am having vague discomfort in my abdomen with slight burn and feel like going to pass motion often.I went to the rest room for 4- 5 times during night. Pass lot of gas and only very little stools. I am 71 and have osteoarthritis in one knee. Can I continue taking the medicine. Will the side effects become less after few more dosages?
nairuk58  Wednesday, May 07, 2014
maidargi
I am taking jointace DN once in two days only and found to be effective in eliminating the pain. I have two questions to ask.
1) How long this tab is to be taken ?
2) I am finding some raschis on the skin of stomach & abdoman that is itching. What is to be done ? Is it due to this drug ?


maidargi  Sunday, February 03, 2013
onkarroy
I am taking jointac DN super 1tab/day ater meal for a period more than two years contineously...Is it safe? or risky I am 57 years old and suffering from OA in nees onkar roy ..M-9432106535.
onkarroy  Monday, November 26, 2012
Vivek2887
I am having psorisis for last 20 yrs and also psorisis arthritis. Iam taking Ayuvedic medicine for Psorisis, can I take Lubrijoint 500 for atthritis. Othewrwise explain other medicine please.

email : vivek2887@gmail.com

Thanking you

Vivek
Vivek2887  Friday, September 14, 2012
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