Cartigen 500 mg
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|Generic Name||Glucosamine Sulphate|
About the drug:
Glucosamine sulfate is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Cartigen tablets. Glucosamine sulfate belongs to a group of medicines called as other anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic agents that are used to treat mild to moderate osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Uses of the drug:
Glucosamine sulfate is used to relieve osteoarthritis, a progressive disease of cartilage degeneration. It is used as a dietary supplement to decrease pain and improve mobility in people suffering from osteoarthritis. It is also a support for healthy joints and connective tissues. It may be used to prevent or postpone the development of osteoarthritis in certain groups, such as the elderly and the athletes.
Working of the drug:
Glucosamine sulphate is a chemical found in the human body. It is used by the body to produce a variety of other chemicals that are involved in building tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and the thick fluid that surrounds joints. It works by either increase the cartilage and fluid surrounding joints or help prevent breakdown of these substances, or maybe bothand maintains the elasticity, strength, and resiliency of the cartilage in articular or movable joints.
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Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Cartigen– 500 mg tablet
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Glucosamine sulfate or any other ingredient of the medicine
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are a breastfeeding woman
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have any liver problems
- Have had strokes or heart attacks
- Have a history of depression
- Have a diabetes
- Have chronic diarrhea
- Are suffering from impaired glucose tolerance.
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Never take two tablets at one time to double the dose.
How to take the drug?
The drug is to be taken daily with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
For how long to take it?
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose, even if you feel better and cured. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a dose of Glucosamine sulfate, then take it as soon as you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is nearby. Taking multiple doses at almost the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Vomiting, dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea, rash on the skin are the common side effects of Glucosamine sulfate. If any of these effects continuing for a long time or the condition become uncontrolled, contact your doctor immediately.
Glucosamine sulfate may rarely cause serious side effects such as severe abdominal pain, trouble in breathing, pain in your joint, chest pain, Irregular heartbeat, dry mouth, jaundice, easy bruising, muscle cramps, stomach cramps, loss of appetite, Heartburn, epigastric pain tenderness, dyspepsia, constipation, abdominal pain, palpitations, drowsiness, indigestion.
Common drug interactions:
You must let your doctor know about your medical history in advance and always take the list of all medications with you, which you may be using, especially these ones: aspirin, ibuprofen, warfarin, clopidogrel, heparin, doxorubicin, pioglitazone, insulin. However, this is not a complete information, there may be some other medications that may show drug interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not use this medication for any other infection or disease without consulting with the doctor
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
- In case you do not feel better and cured after completing the medication, then consult your doctor immediately
- Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze