Glucosamine

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Main Medicine Class:: #N/A   Sub Medicine Class ::  #N/A

12C. DRUGS FOR ARTHRITIS/OSTEOPOROSIS in 12. MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS & PAIN
GLUCOSAMINE
NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT

Indications & Dose: OSTEOARTHRITIS OF KNEE Mild-to-moderate Symptomatic therapy PO Adult 1.25g OD, review treatment if no benefit after 2-3 months | RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PO Adult 500mg TID/QID

Contra: Shell fish allergy

Precautions: Impaired glucose tolerance, predisposition to CVD, asthma

ADR: Serious: Flushing, hypercholesterolemia, Others: rash, pruritus, Nausea, abdominal pain, indigestion, diarrhea, constipation, headache, fatigue

DDI: Serious Coumarins causes increase/decrease in the INR

Monitor: Blood glucose level, TC level

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