Artrodar 50 mg Capsule is a medicine that belongs to the anthraquinone class and is used to treat the symptoms associated with degenerative diseases of the bones and joints. It is used to relieve pain and swelling associated with Osteoarthritis. This medicine is slow acting and is used as a long-term treatment option for osteoarthritis.
Diacerein, also known as diacetylrhein, is a slow-acting medicine of the class anthraquinone used to treat joint diseases such as osteoarthritis. It works by inhibiting interleukin-1 beta. An updated 2014 Cochrane review found diacerein had a small beneficial effect on pain. Wikipedia
When not to use?
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to Artrodar 50 mg Capsule or any other medicine belonging to the anthraquinone class.
Severe kidney damage
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a severe impairment of kidney function.