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Drug information on Artifix (Glucosamine) from Emar Health Care

Artifix

  Tablet  
Emar Health Care
Generic : Glucosamine
 144.00
400mg/500mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Glucosamine

Glucosamine(Optiflex-G) generic Artifix is a nutritional supplement, used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It stimulates the production of cartilage, which leads to joint repair.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Artifix may be prescribed


Side effects of Artifix

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Artifix?

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

When is Artifix not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Artifix

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.

Other Precautions for Artifix

Contraindicated in patients who are allergic to shellfish.

Storage Conditions for Artifix

Store in cool place and in an airtight container.



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