Cartigen Duo Tablet
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Cartigen Duo Tablet Description
Cartigen Duo tablet contains a combination of Glucosamine and Diacerein, a medicine used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee and hip joint. It reduces the pain and swelling of the joint. Cartigen Duo
tablet works by increasing the cushioning effect between the joints by reducing the friction, thereby making physical movements easy and pain-free. It should not be used for children under 18 years of age. You may experience diarrhoea, headache, nausea and stomach pain. If these symptoms do not resolve or worsen, consult your doctor. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are currently taking and medical conditions you have or had prior.
|You Save||₹47.25 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Glucosamine(1500.0 Mg) + Diacerein(50.0 Mg)|
|Side effects||Headache, tiredness, drowsiness, nausea, indigestion Stomach pain|
|Therapy||DRUGS FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS|
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Uses of Cartigen Duo Tablet
Cartigen Duo tablet is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee and hip joints in adult patients.
Contraindications of Cartigen Duo Tablet
- If you are allergic to glucosamine, shellfish, diacerein, rhein and substances with similar activity or any other components of Cartigen Duo tablet.
- If you have or had food pipe or intestinal disease like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease.
- If you have or had an intestinal obstruction or partial obstruction.
- If you have or had liver diseases.
- If you have or had stomach pain due to an unknown reason.
Side effects of Cartigen Duo Tablet
- Headache, tiredness, drowsiness
- Stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, indigestion, constipation, gas
- Rash, itching, reddening of the skin
- Increased liver enzymes
Precautions and Warnings of Cartigen Duo Tablet
Can I take Cartigen Duo tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information available about the effect of Cartigen Duo tablet on pregnant women. Hence, pregnant women should not take this medicine to prevent any risk or harm to the unborn baby. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking during pregnancy.
Can I take Cartigen Duo tablet while breastfeeding?
Cartigen Duo tablet should not be used by breastfeeding mother, as a component of this medicine passes into the breastmilk and may cause harm to the baby. Talk to your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
Can I drive if I have consumed Cartigen Duo tablet?
Cartigen Duo tablet does not affect your ability to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Cartigen Duo tablet?
You should not consume alcohol while on Cartigen Duo tablet. It can alter the effect of this medicine and may increase the side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have a habit of consuming it too often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have any other joint disease/conditions to find out the exact cause.
- You have or had liver, heart or kidney diseases.
- You are an asthmatic patient.
- You are pregnant, you think you may be pregnant and breastfeeding.
- You have experienced diarrhoea due to Cartigen Duo tablet earlier.
- You had an electrolyte imbalance or dehydration due to any other medicines in the past.
- Cartigen Duo tablet should not be used in children below 18 years of age.
Mode of Action of Cartigen Duo Tablet
How Does It Work?
- Glucosamine is a chemical substance in the body that is an essential part of your joints, including ligaments, tendons, cartilage and synovial fluid. It initiates the synthesis of synovial fluid which keeps the joints lubricated and provides better movement and flexibility. It stops the degradation of cartilage and improves its healing....
- Diacerein acts by blocking the actions of a chemical substance called interleukin-1 beta, which causes harm and destructs the cartilage, leading to a degenerative joint disease such as osteoarthritis.
Directions for Use of Cartigen Duo Tablet
- Cartigen Duo tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
- Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Cartigen Duo Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- When Cartigen Duo tablet is used concomitantly with medicines used as blood thinners such as warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding.
- Cartigen Duo tablet can decrease the effectiveness of anti-cancer medicine like doxorubicin, etoposide, teniposide when used concomitantly.
- Concomitant use of Cartigen Duo tablet with antidiabetic medicine such as glipizide, glyburide and metformin may decrease the effect of blood sugar-lowering medicines, in patients with uncontrolled diabetes....
- Medicines used to treat acidity should not be used with Cartigen Duo tablet as it can decrease the effect of this medicine.
- Blood pressure-lowering medicine like furosemide, benzthiazide and also the medicines used to treat heart failure like digoxin can increase the risk of irregular heartbeats, when used along with Cartigen Duo tablet....
- Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.
Storage and disposal of Cartigen Duo Tablet
- Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool dry place.
- Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Cartigen Duo Tablet
Excess of Cartigen Duo tablet can cause adverse effects like headache, dizziness, confusion, joint pain, nausea, vomiting, severe diarrhoea or constipation. If you have taken too much medicine, then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately....
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of Cartigen Duo tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule....
Dr. Arpit Verma
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Are there any special precautions that need to be taken while taking Cartigen Duo tablet?
- Yes, people taking blood-thinning medicines such as warfarin, should talk to their doctor before taking Cartigen Duo tablet as it may increase the risk of bleeding.
- People taking blood pressure-lowering medicines such as furosemide, benzthiazide and medicines to treat heart failure such as digoxin, should talk to their doctor before taking Cartigen Duo tablet as it may cause irregular heartbeats....
Q: Can Cartigen Duo tablet cause diarrhoea?
A: Yes, Cartigen Duo tablet may cause diarrhoea, though not everyone experiences this side effect. Diarrhoea is the most common side effect of this medicine.
Q: Do I need to take painkillers along with Cartigen Duo tablet?
A: If the pain is severe and unbearable you can take painkillers for the first few weeks.
Q: Is Cartigen duo safe for a month?
A: Cartigen forte is usually prescribed for long-duration only, depending upon the underlying condition. It may take several days to a few weeks to show its full benefits. You must complete the full course of treatment. Do not stop taking this medicine before recommended duration.
Q: What are the side effects of Cartigen duo?
A: Headache, tiredness, stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea are a few common side effects that can be seen after taking cartigen duo. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve with time as your body gets used to the medicine.
Q: When do you take Cartigen duo?
A: Cartigen Duo tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. However, it is best taken with food to prevent stomach discomfort.
Q: What is Cartigen Duo used for?
A: Cartigen Duo tablet is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knee and hip joints in adult patients.
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