Glucosamine

 

General English name: Glucosamine

Application: Arthritis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of glucosamine

Glucosamine Drug Information

Dosage and method of taking glucosamine

Contraindications to glucosamine

Glucosamine use during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of glucosamine on driving and working with machines

Drug Interactions Glucosamine

Special warnings and precautions while taking glucosamine

Side effects of glucosamine

Overdose of glucosamine (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of glucosamine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical forms of glucosamine

Tablets, powder

 

Glucosamine Drug Information

Glucosamine (glucosamine sulfate | glucosamine hydrochloride | n-acetyl glucosamine) has been used for arthritis (osteoarthritis). Some glucosamine supplements contain harmful substances. Consult your pharmacist for more information about the brand you are using. The FDA has not reviewed this drug for safety or efficacy. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

 

Dosage and method of taking glucosamine

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of glucosamine varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • It may take 4-8 weeks for this medicine to work, if your illness persists or gets worse after this time, tell your doctor.
  • Glucosamine tablets or powder should be taken orally. Dissolve the powder in a certain amount of liquid and consume it.
  • If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember when the next dose is about an hour away, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to glucosamine

Pay attention to the expiration date of the glucosamine drug and do not take it if the medicine in your hand has expired.

Never give glucosamine to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with glucosamine, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Glucosamine use during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.

 

The effect of glucosamine on driving and working with machines

Glucosamine can make you feel sick or nauseous. Make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

 Drug Interactions Glucosamine

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with this medication include: Specific chemotherapy drugs (teniposide, doxorubicin).

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking glucosamine

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding your baby.
  • If you have asthma.
  • If you have liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have diabetes.
  • If you have phenylketonuria.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of glucosamine

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Diarrhea

Constipation

Nausea, vomiting

Heartburn

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to glucosamine use.

 

Overdose of glucosamine (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of glucosamine

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Keep the medicine in a cool place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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