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Vokmor 50mg Capsule

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
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Vokmor 50 MG Description

Vokmor Capsule is a slow-acting medicine used for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis affecting the hip or knee. It contains diacerein as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medicine kno...
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ContainsDiacerein(50.0 Mg)
UsesOsteoarthritis
Side effectsDiarrhoea, stomach ache, discoloration of urine
ClassificationDRUGS FOR OSTEOARTHRITIS
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Uses of Vokmor 50 MG

Vokmor Capsule is used to relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis of the hip or knee.

Contraindications of Vokmor 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to diacerein or any other ingredient of Vokmor Capsule.
  • If you have liver problems or undiagnosed stomach disorders.
  • If you are suffering from diseases of the intestine such as blockage in the intestine or ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.
  • If you are giving it to a child.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Vokmor 50 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach ache
  • Discolouration of urine

Precautions and Warnings of Vokmor 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Vokmor 50mg Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Vokmor Capsule during pregnancy. Hence it is recommended to avoid the use of this medicine during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or plan a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Vokmor 50mg Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Vokmor Capsule on breastfeeding. Hence it is recommended to avoid the use of this medicine during breastfeeding unless prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Vokmor 50mg Capsule?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving ability of an individual. So it is advised not to drive until you know how the medicine affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Vokmor 50mg Capsule?
A:
Drinking alcohol along with Vokmor Capsule can increase the risk of liver damage. So it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often. It may be best to hold off on drinking alcohol until you have finished treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or have a history of liver disease.
  • You experience diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • You are above 65 years of age, as old age can make you more prone to develop diarrhoea during the treatment. So it may require dose adjustment.
  • You are already taking any other medicines such as laxatives, diuretics etc.
  • You experience any symptoms associated with the liver. As it may cause an increase in liver enzymes and hepatitis. The doctor might ask you for liver tests.
  • You have an intolerance to any sugar.
  • You are pregnant or a breastfeeding woman.
  • You should avoid alcohol intake during the treatment as it may increase the risk of liver damage.

Mode of Action of Vokmor 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Diacerin has anti-inflammatory properties and works by blocking chemicals causing inflammation and slowing down the breakdown of cartilage. Thus, relieves pain and swelling and improves joint function...
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Directions for Use of Vokmor 50 MG

  • It should be taken with or after meals, as per the doctor's prescription.
  • Prefer to take the medicine at the same time every day for maximum results.

Interactions of Vokmor 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Vokmor Capsule works or Vokmor itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially, if you are taking any heart-related medicines like digoxin or diuretics (or water pills). Simultaneous use of these medicines along with Vokmor, can increase the risk of heart rhythm disor...
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  • Avoid taking Vokmor along with antacids, as it may affect the activity of Vokmor. Keep a gap of at least 2 hours between these two medicines.

Storage and disposal of Vokmor 50 MG

  • Store it at a temperature below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Vokmor 50 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include diarrhoea. It is advised to have plenty of fluids and contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. Also, carry the package of the tablet along with y...
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose when you remember but if it is time for the next dose then skip the missed dose. Do not overdose to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Vokmor Capsule with omeprazole?

A: No, avoid taking Vokmor along with antacids, as it may affect the activity of Vokmor. Keep a gap of at least 2 hours between these two medicines.

Q: Is Vokmor Capsule a steroid?

A: No, It is not a steroid. Vokmor Capsule contains diacerein as its active ingredient that belongs to the class of medicine known as anthraquinones.

Q: What is the use of Vokmor Capsule?

A: Vokmor Capsule is used to relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis of the hip or knee. It decreases pain, improves joint function and reduce cartilage destruction in osteoarthritis patients.

Q: Can I stop taking Vokmor Capsule if I feel improvement in symptoms?

A: No. Abruptly discontinuing the treatment with Vokmor Capsule may worsen the osteoarthritis condition. You should continue the treatment even if you do not have symptoms and still complete the prescribed duration.

Q: How long can I useVokmor Capsule?

A: You need to take Vokmor Capsule for as long as a doctor has prescribed it to you. It is usually prescribed for a long duration in order to get maximum benefit.
Product Details
Brand
VOKMOR
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 08:56 PM (IST)

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