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CARTILOX 10.45GM SACHET

Cartilox 10.45GM sachet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Cartilox 10.45GM sachet is joint health supplement that is used to treat various bone related disorders. It enhances fluid activity at joints that help absorb shock. This medicine ensures the cohesion, elasticity and regeneration of all our connective tissues, including ligaments, tendons, cartilage and bones. It is strong and flexible which holds everything together, strengthens various body structures as well the integrity of our skin. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Cartilox 10.45GM sachet are Black pepper extract (2.50Mg), Boswellin (100Mg), Collagen (10Gm), Curcumin (125Mg) and Sodium hyaluronate (12.5Mg)/10.45Gm

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Cartilox 10.45GM sachet provide strength in load bearing bones, thereby improving flexibility in joints. Boswellin and curcumin prevents the formation of leukotrienes in the body. Leukotrienes are molecules that have been recognised as a cause of inflammation. Collagen is a major constituent of bone cartilage and loss of collagen leads to osteoarthritis and cartilage damage. Collagen supplementation has important role in treating and preventing osteoarthritis. Sodium hyaluronate is similar to fluid that surrounds the joints in body and acts as a lubricant and reduces the inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Cartilox 10.45GM sachet:

  • Hypersensitivity to the ingredients used in the powder
  • History of renal calculi
  • Hypercalcaemia
  • Caution:
  • Anaemia
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Renal impairment
  • Gall stones
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Cartilox sachet is well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Musculoskeletal pain (bone, muscle or joint pain)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Back pain
  • Heartburn
  • Xerostomia
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dry mouth

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Bloating
  • Metallic taste in mouth
  • Difficult urination
  • Hyperoxaluria
  • Flatulence
How to Use

How to Use

Take Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet as instructed by your doctor. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take the medicine as soon as remember, however if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled time
This powder can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food. Take the medicine at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.

Overdosage

Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the sachet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dose of Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Kidney stones
  • Muscle weakness
  • Bone pain
  • Mental disturbances
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Cartilox 10.45GM sachet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before taking this powder.

Liver:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have hepatic problems and stay on the safe side.

Pregnancy:

Use of this powder is not advised unless the clinical condition of the patient requires treatment. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely safe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk. Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this sachet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

Alcohol:

Interaction of alcohol with this powder is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Driving:

This powder does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Foods that are rich in oxalic acid (e.g., spinach) and phytic acid (e.g., whole cereals) may reduce calcium absorption by formation of insoluble calcium salts.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Cartilox sachet with aspirin, clopidogrel, warfarin, digoxin, levothyroxine, antibiotics (tetracyclines, quinolones), carbamazepine, thiazide diuretics, lithium, verapamil, ceftriaxone.

Precautions
  • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius)
  • Keep the sachet out of reach of children
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown adverse effects to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in humans despite potential risks


Drug Composition information
What is Sodium Hyaluronate for:

This medication is prescribed for skin diseases. It belongs to mucopolysaccharide group. It replaces a substance found in the skin.

How does Sodium Hyaluronate work:

Treats Skin infections.

How should Sodium Hyaluronate be used:

It comes as a gel, cream, and spray to apply topically, as directed by your physician. Skin ulcers and wounds: As cream, gel or spray- Apply a thin layer onto clean and disinfected woundulcer twice or thrice a day. Cover with sterile, non-stick dressing.

Common side effects of Sodium Hyaluronate :

Difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Sodium Hyaluronate :

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Trouble breathing. Sudden change in eyesight, eye pain, or irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Sodium Hyaluronate with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Sodium Hyaluronate :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Emollients & Skin Protectives, Other Drugs Acting on Musculo-Skeletal System


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet?

It is a joint health supplement that is used to treat various bone related disorders. It enhances fluid activity at joints that help absorb shock. This medicine ensures the cohesion, elasticity and regeneration of all our connective tissues, including ligaments, tendons, cartilage and bones. It is strong and flexible which holds everything together, strengthens various body structures as well the integrity of our skin.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet?

The sachet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, musculoskeletal pain (bone, muscle or joint pain), nausea, vomiting, back pain, heartburn, xerostomia, constipation, diarrhea, dry mouth. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as bloating, metallic taste in mouth, difficult urination, hyperoxaluria, flatulence.

Q3. Should we take Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet with food or without food?

The powder can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the powder, hypercalcaemia, renal impairment, bleeding disorders, anaemia, renal impairment, gall stones, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet make you sleepy?

This medicine does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the powder, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet harmful? What does an overdose of Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet lead to?

The powder is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to abdominal pain, kidney stones, muscle weakness, bone pain, mental disturbances.

Q7. Can I take Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet during pregnancy?

Use of this powder in pregnancy is not advised unless the clinical condition of the patient requires treatment. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

Yes, you can take the medicine without doctor’s prescription but if you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the powder, promptly seek medical attention.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet?

Interaction of alcohol with this powder is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Q10. How to store Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the powder according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This powder is designed to be mixed with half glass of water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet to children?

This medicine is not recommended for children below 12 years since the safety and efficacy of using this powder has not been established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet?

The amount of time required for the powder to show its effect in the body is not clinically established.

Q14. How long does the effect of Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet last?

The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically determined.

Q15. Can we take Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet daily? If yes, how many powders can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Cartilox 10.45Gm sachet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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