Should be taken with food: Swallow whole w/ water, do not open cap.
Hypersensitivity to diacerein or substances w/ similar structure. Inflammatory intestinal disease (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease). Intestinal obstruction or pseudo-obstruction. Current &/or history of liver disease. Severe renal insufficiency. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Discontinue use if elevated hepatic enzymes or suspected signs or symptoms of liver damage are detected. Not recommended in patients w/ rapidly progressive hip OA. Diarrhoea. Not to be taken w/ laxatives. Concomitant use w/ diuretics, cardiac glycosides (eg, digitoxin, digoxin). Galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption.