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General Information on 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, 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 : Anti- Inflammatory Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Diacerein

India : 


International : 

Art, Arthrovit Plus, Artrizona, Artrodar, Artroglobina, Artrolyt, Cartigen, Cartivix, Deserein, Diacerein Proel, Diaceril, Diatrim, Fisiodar, Flexibel-AD , Flexibel-D, Galaxdar, Glizolan, Idealite, Inflabion, Myobloc, Ostirein, Pentacrin, Sinbre, Verboril, Zondar

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 to 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 30C), and in an airtight container.


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Please note for the minimum order for Exports is of US$ 200. All orders will be subject to courier charges and supplies are normally dispatched through internationally accredited courier services.

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I taken Diacerein and Gulcosamine during one year my weight increased 12 kg. now what can i do for it and i am also suffering from knee pain always. I am 57 years old female i can not down stairs and my waking frequency is not so good


is diacerein safe? how long it can be taken for osteoarthritis [knees, hip, ankle, shoulder, wrist] Male, Age:41 have been suffering with this problem for 14 years


Hi.. I am 33 years old unmarried female. i working in hospital as a OT nurse.Because of long time standig in surgery i have suffering pain in left knee. doctor advice me to take Orcerin GM daily 1 OD for 3 Months.does there side effect of medicine at this age or after long tme? my MIR and X ray both r Normal. Is this diseaes curable or not.? and how many time require this tablet without any side effect? today i can not run and walk,properly.. and cant do any exercise related to leg verywell..i wear knee cap sinse 1 months. do my knee will work as they r previously ?reply pls


i am 40 yrs suffering from initial symptoms of osteoarthiritis. doctors advised me orcerin. pl tell the effectiveness nd side effects of it.


Hi i m 25 years old unmarried female.suddenly pain had started in my right told me to take orcerin GM daily 2 times for 10 days.does there is a side effect of medicine at this age. is this disease is fully curable or my knees will work as they are previously before disease.plz reply.

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