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GERIJOINT CAP

Gerijoint Cap
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Gerijoint capsule is a nutritional supplement which is enriched with collagen. It is commonly used for the treatment of joint pains, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, sports injury recuperation and acts as building blocks for various tissues like bones, cartilage, tendons, teeth etc. The capsule stimulates synthesis of collagen in bone, skin and promotes elasticity. The medicine improves overall joint health of individual. However, the uses of the capsule 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 ingredient of Gerijoint capsule is Undenatured type 2 Collagen peptide (40Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Collagen regenerates and maintains mechanical properties of the cartilage and provide strength in load bearing bones, thereby improving flexibility in joints. It is a major constituent of bone cartilage and loss of collagen leads to osteoarthritis and cartilage damage. Collagen supplementation has significant role in treating and preventing osteoarthritis. It also lowers the inflammation associated with osteoarthritis by reducing the production of prostaglandins and leukotrienes, which are natural anti-inflammatory substances.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Gerijoint capsule.

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule

Caution:

  •  High levels of vitamin D (hypervitaminosis D)
  •  Renal impairment
  •  Hepatic impairment
  •  Hormone replacement therapy
  •  Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Gerijoint capsule. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. More common side effects include:

  • Muscle pain
  • Heart burn
  •  Feeling of fullness
  •  Metallic taste in mouth
  •  Vomiting
  •  Constipation
  •  Drowsiness
  •  Flatulence
How to Use

How to Use

Take Gerijoint capsule 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 Gerijoint capsule as soon as remember, but its almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled time. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested. Do not break/crush/chew the capsule.
Gerijoint capsule can be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food. Take the capsule at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

Overdosage

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

  •  Easy bruising or bleeding
  •  Bone pain
  •  Kidney stones
Warnings and Precautions

Use this capsule on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Gerijoint capsule may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. 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 the consumption of this Gerijoint capsule.

Liver:

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with moderate to severe liver disease. If you have any hepatic problems, we recommend you to consult your doctor before the consumption of this capsule.

Pregnancy:

Use of this capsule 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.

Lactation:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this capsule for nursing mothers, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Gerijoint capsule does not cause any harmful side effects. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, report to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

Gerijoint capsule 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:

There are no known food interactions with Gerijoint capsule.

Drug Interactions:

Alert your doctor if you are taking Gerijoint capsule with any of the below medicines:

  • Estrogens
  • immunomodulators

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.

Precautions
  •  Do not use this capsule post the expiry date
  •  Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
  •  Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius)
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA 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.


Drug Composition information
Therapeutic Classification

Supplements & Adjuvant Therapy


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1.What is the use of Gerijoint capsule?

Gerijoint capsule is a nutritional supplement which is enriched with collagen. It is commonly used for the treatment of joint pains, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, sports injury recuperation and acts as building blocks for various tissues like bones, cartilage, tendons, teeth etc. The capsule stimulates synthesis of collagen in bone, skin and promotes elasticity. The capsule improves overall joint health of individual.

Q2.Can we take this medicine daily?

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

Q3.How many capsules can be taken in a day?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is two capsule per day.

Q4.What are the side effects of this medicine?

The capsule is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include loss of appetite, heart burn, muscle pain, metallic taste in mouth, vomiting, constipation, drowsiness, flatulence.

Q5.Does this medication make you sleepy?

Gerijoint capsule 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.

Q6.When should I take the medicine?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. If you have been prescribed to take one dose each day, take it in the morning. If you have been prescribed two doses each day, take one in the morning and one in the evening. Take the capsule at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

Q7.Is this medicine harmful for health?

Gerijoint capsule is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to easy bruising or bleeding, fever, bone pain and kidney stones in severe cases.

Q8.Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

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

Q9.What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Gerijoint capsule?

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 high levels of vitamin D (hypervitaminosis D), renal impairment, hepatic impairment, hormone replacement therapy, pregnancy and lactation.

Q10.Can I give this medicine to a child?

The safety and efficacy of using this capsule in children has not been established.

Q11.How long does the effect of medicine last?

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

Q12.Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?

Gerijoint capsule might be risky to use during pregnancy. 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.

Q13.At what time can I take the medicine?

To get the most benefits, take the medicine preferably at the same time every day and dosing interval must be at least six hours between two doses.

Q14.Can I take this capsule 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 capsule, promptly seek medical attention.

Q15.Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am using this medicine?

Consumption of alcohol with Gerijoint capsule does not cause any harmful side effects. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, report to your doctor immediately.

Q16.How to store the medicine?

Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the capsule according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q17.If I have trouble swallowing this capsule, can I mix it in water and drink?

Gerijoint capsule is designed to be swallowed with 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.

Q18.For how long should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor.

Q19.By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

The duration of time required for the capsule to show its effect in the body depends on the intended use and the clinical condition of the patient.

Q20.What are the alternate medicines to Gerijoint capsule?

Collarise UC Capsule
Lachilo Tablet
Dupact 40Mg Capsule
Rejoint UC Capsule
CartiKool Capsule

Seller Information
Manufactured By

ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

samardung basti,karek block, south sikkim -737132

Packed By

ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

samardung basti,karek block, south sikkim -737132

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