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....
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.