Drug name: Artroflex
Other names used:
Chondroitin sulfate + Glucosamine
Therapeutic actions: Artroflex contains two active ingredients: Chondroitin sulfate and Glucosamine. These active ingredients play an important role in synthesis of conjunctive tissue. They also prevent the processes of cartilage destruction and stimulate regeneration of cartilaginous tissue. Glucosamine stops the destruction of cartilage and reliefs the symptoms related to osteoarthritis. Chondroitin sulfate takes part in growing of cartilaginous and bone tissue and inhibits the enzymes that disturb the structure and function of the articular cartilage.
Indications: Artroflex is used to treat osteoarthritis of peripheral joints and spinal cord.
Contraindications and cautions:
You should not use Artroflex in:
- hypersensitivity or allergy to Chondroitin sulfate and Glucosamine
- severe kidney dysfunction
- severe Bleeding
Use this medication with caution in children.
Adverse effects: There are possible side-effects associated with this medicine that can affect individuals in different ways. If a side effect is stated here, that does not necessarily mean the fact that all people using Artroflex will experience it or any other.
- Digestive system: abdominal pain, meteorism, diarrhea, constipation
- CNS: dizziness
- Other: allergic reactions(skin rash)
The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.
For more information about any other possible risks associated with Artroflex, please read the information provided with Artroflex or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Interactions: It is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already taking, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, before you start treatment with Artroflex. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medication while taking this one, to ensure that the combination is safe.
Pay attention that combination of Atrroflex and anticoagulants is not safe.
Additional Information: DO NOT SHARE Artroflex with others. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS PRODUCT, as well as syringes and needles, if needed during treatment, out of the reach of children. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials.