What Jointec® Max is and what it is used for?
Jointec® Max is a combination of Diacerein and Glucosamine for the treatment of osteoarthritis and joint pain. Diacerein is a new anti inflammatory drug developed specially for the treatment of Osteoarthritis. It directly inhibits IL-1 beta synthesis and release in vitro and down modulates IL-1 induced activities and have been shown to possess disease modifying effect in experimental models of osteoarthritis and in human subjects with finger joint and knee osteoarthritis. Glucosamine sulfate is a naturally occurring chemical found in the human body.
Before you take Jointec® Max
It is contraindicated in patients suffering from diarrhea or having sensitivity regarding any of its components.
How to take Jointec® Max?
Always use Jointec® Max exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
How much to take?
Adult and Children 12 years and older: The usual dose of Jointec® Max is 1 tablet twice daily (12 hourly) It should be taken with food.
If you forget to take Jointec® Max
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
If you stop taking Jointec® Max
Do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. You should not stop taking Jointec® Max just because you feel better. This is because the problem may come back or get worse again.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Possible side effects
Diarrhea, constipation, epigastria pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, headache, skin rashes, drowsiness.
Tell your doctor if any of the side effects gets serious or lasts longer than a few days, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet.
How to store Jointec® Max (Storage condition)
Keep in a cool & dry place, protected from light. Keep out of the reach of children.