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Chondroitin

Information About Chondroitin

Uses of Chondroitin

Chondroitin is commonly used in the treatment of Osteoarthritis.

How Chondroitin Works

Chondroitin is a type of anti-inflammatory drug that belongs to glycosaminoglycans. Chondroitin works by stimulating proteoglycan production of chondrocytes. It also inhibits the production of certain proteolytic enzymes that leads to osteoarthritis

Side Effects of Chondroitin

Peripheral oedema, tachycardia; CNS disturbances (drowsiness, headache, somnolence, insomnia); GI disturbances (nausea, vomiting, Diarrhea, dyspepsia or epigastric pain, flatulence, constipation, heartburn, anorexia); cutaneous rash, erythema, pruritus; dermatitis, papular rash, urticaria, eczema (occasionally), hair loss, allergic reaction, visual disturbances, oedema

Information Updated on : Fri Jul 03 2020 10:44:30 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Chondroitin Related Warnings

Alcohol Safe

There is no known interaction of Chondroitin with alcohol.

Pregnancy B

The use of Chondroitin during pregnancy is not recommended due to lack of studies on human reproductive system. Please consult your doctor.

Lactation No Data

The use of Chondroitin during pregnancy is not recommended due to lack of studies on human reproductive system. Please consult your doctor.

Driving Safe

Chondroitin usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Kidney Use With Care

Chondroitin should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chondroitin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver No Data

Chondroitin should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chondroitin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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