Diacerein is a Disease Modifying Anti-rheumatic Drug (DMARD) that is used in the treatment of arthritis. It works by blocking production and activity of interleukin-1, which slows down the destruction of cartilage.
This medicine is used in the treatment of joint disorders like osteoarthritis.
Consult your doctor if you have a history of allergy to anthraquinone derivative.
Some patients may experience an upset stomach or diarrhea. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
What is Diacerein and how does it work?
Is this medicine an antibiotic?
No, this medicine is not an anti-biotic, rather it is an antirheumatic medicine used to treat joint pain.
Can this drug be used to relieve headaches?
No, this drug is not a painkiller. Please consult your doctor for further concerns.
Can I use this medicine during pregnancy?
This medicine is contraindicated in pregnancy. Ask your physician for further assistance.
Is it okay to breastfeed while taking this drug?
This medicine is not recommended for use in breast-feeding mothers as it is excreted in breast milk. Please consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Can patients with kidney disease use this drug?
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with kidney disease because it can adversely affect kidney function.
Does this drug cause yellow discoloration of skin, eyes and urine?
Yes, this is a side effect of this drug. If you are experiencing this, please inform your doctor immediately and stop its use till further assistance has been received.
Medicines containing diacerein
By HighnoonPack size: 3x10's
By AtcoPack size: 2x5's
By MAQPack size: 1's
By MAQPack size: 30's
By Getz PharmaPack size: 30's
By McolsonPack size: 30's
By Bloom PharmaPack size: 3x10's
By CCLPack size: 30's
By S.J. & G. Fazul EllahiePack size: 30's