Altocerin is an anti-inflammatory agent, prescribed for osteoarthritis and chronic inflammatory arthritis. It works by inhibiting interleukin-1.
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Drug information on Altocerin (Diacerein) from Acto Pharmaceuticals Laboratories
Drug Name : Diacerein
Diacerein(Art) generic Altocerin is an anti-inflammatory agent, prescribed for osteoarthritis and chronic inflammatory arthritis. It works by inhibiting interleukin-1.
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Trade Names for 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..
Osteoarthritis- Adult-PO- The recommended dose is 50 mg to be taken twice daily.
Diarrhea, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting and intense yellow coloring of urine.
It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food.
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25 to 30°C), and in an airtight container.