Appeton Essentials Glucosamine 500 + Chondroitin 400

Appeton Essentials Glucosamine 500 + Chondroitin 400

Manufacturer:

Kotra Pharma

Distributor:

Kotra Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Glucosamine sulfate 500 mg, chondroitin sulfate 400 mg
Indications/Uses
Adjunctive therapy for OA.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 1 tab tds. Mild or moderate OA 1 tab bd for 6 wk. Severe OA Initially 1 tab tds for 8-12 wk. Maintenance dose: 1 tab bd for 3-4 mth.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to glucosamine & chondroitin; allergy to shellfish.
Special Precautions
Severe hepatic or renal insufficiency; patients under insulin therapy. Monitor blood glucose levels regularly. 1st trimester of pregnancy & lactation. Childn
Adverse Reactions
Erythema, pruritus. Rarely, drowsiness, headache, insomia, GI disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Increased insulin resistance & affect glucose tolerance. Reduced antidiabetic agent effectiveness. Increased INR value w/ warfarin & potentiated anticoagulant effect.
ATC Classification
M01AX05 - glucosamine ; Belongs to the class of other non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Appeton Essentials Glucosamine 500 + Chondroitin 400 FC tab
Packing/Price
60's
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