Vorifend

Vorifend

glucosamine

Manufacturer:

Stellapharm

Distributor:

HK Medical Supplies
/
Health Express
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Glucosamine sulfate
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic relief of mild to moderate OA of the knee.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult >18 yr 3 tab once daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Shellfish allergy.
Special Precautions
Impaired glucose tolerance; predesposition to CV disease; asthma. Monitor cholesterol & blood-glucose conc before treatment & thereafter.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, flatulence, diarrhoea, constipation, drowsiness, headache, fatigue. Less commonly, flushing, rash, pruritus. Hypercholesterolaemia, visual disturbances, hair loss.
Drug Interactions
Increased international normalised ratio (INR) values w/ warfarin.
ATC Classification
M01AX05 - glucosamine ; Belongs to the class of other non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Vorifend FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
6 × 10's
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