Information about Diacerein
Generic Name : Diacerein
Pronunciation : dye-er-se-reen
Latest prescription information about Diacerein. 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, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.3
Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents
Trade Names/Brand Names of Diacerein
Art, Arthrovit Plus, Artrizona, Artrodar, Artroglobina, Artrolyt, Cartigen, Cartivix, Deserein, Diacerein Proel, Diaceril, Diatrim, Fisiodar, Flexibel-AD , Flexibel-D, Galaxdar, Glizolan, Idealite, In Read more..
Why is Diacerein Prescribed? (Indications)
This medication is an anti-inflammatory agent, prescribed for osteoarthritis and chronic inflammatory arthritis. It works by inhibiting interleukin-1.
When should Diacerein not be taken? (Contraindications)
What is the dosage of Diacerein?
Osteoarthritis- Adult-PO- The recommended dose is 50 mg to be taken twice daily.
How should Diacerein be taken?
It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food.
What are the warnings and precautions for Diacerein?
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver, kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Monitor complete blood count, liver function, and urinalysis regularly while taking this medication.
What are the side effects of Diacerein?
Diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting and intense yellow coloring of urine.
What are the other precautions for Diacerein?
Avoid excess dosage.
What are the storage conditions for Diacerein?
Store it at room temperature (25 to 30°C), and in an airtight container.