Dicerin 50Mg 30 Capsules
Brand : genome pharmaceuticals
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
Diacerein works by blocking the actions of interleukin-1 beta, a protein involved in the inflammation and destruction of cartilage that plays a role in the development of symptoms of degenerative joint diseases such as osteoarthritis.
USAGE AND SAFETY
Diarrhoea , Stomach discomfort and pain , Nausea , Vomiting , Yellowing of skin and eyes , Urine discoloration , Increase in liver enzyme levels , Allergic skin reaction.
Aluminium and magnesium containing antacids.
Treatment of degenerative joint disease ( osteoarthritis & related disease ) and also symptomatic relief in long-term treatment of osteoarthrtis.
When not to Use
Diacerin should not be administered to patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug itself or to those with previous episodes of hypersensitivity to anthraquinone derivatives.
Diacerein may cause diarrhoea or loose stools in the first few days of treatment. Contact your doctor if the diarrhoea does not stop within 3-4 days.
Diacerein should not be taken with antibiotics since the risk of stomach irritation and persistent diarrhoea is significantly high.
It is recommended to monitor your liver function, kidney function and complete blood count in every six months during treatment with Diacerein.
The use of Diacerein may cause the intense yellow colour of urine. This is mainly due to the excretion of end products and may not lead to any serious side effects.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.