the package insert of the medicine Condroflex. Therapeutic class of the Anti-artrosico. Active principles Sulfate Glucosamine and Sulfate sodium chondroitin.
Condroflex is indicated in the treatment of osteoarthritis or osteoarthritis-primary and secondary and their manifestations.
adult Use – oral Use
How it works?
Condroflex is a medication whose primary action is on the cartilage that lines the joints.
The use of the drug for periods longer than 3 weeks demonstrated an action of protection and delay the degenerative process of the cartilage, and consequently, indirectly the decrease of pain and limitation of movements are common diseases that affect the cartilage.
How to use?
- Condroflex Capsules:
One capsule, 3 times per day before meals or according to medical indication.
it is Advisable to follow the treatment for a period of 8 weeks or more.
it is also Advised to repeat the treatment with an interval of time of 2 months.
- Condroflex Sachets:
1 sachet per day, dissolved in a glass of water.
Wait between 2 to 5 minutes before stirring the solution with the aid of a spoon.
The duration of treatment is at the discretion of the doctor
Before you use note the appearance of the medicine.
The capsules can not be broken or chewed.
What are the evils that can cause me?
The most common side effects are gastrointestinal, mild to moderate, consisting of discomfort gastric, diarrhoea, nausea, pruritus and headache.
side Effects hematologic: No changes were observed significant clinical during studies for glucosamine and chondroitin.
However, the use of which may cause rash erythematous type allergic.
laboratory Tests: No significant differences were observed in the mean values nor in the individual data of the laboratory evidence and constant vital.
When should I not use?
Condroflex is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to glucosamine, chondroitin, or any of the other ingredients of the formula.
Condroflex is against-indicated during pregnancy and lactation, and in patients with phenylketonuria or kidney failure severe.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
it is Recommended caution regarding the use of Condroflex in patients with symptoms indicative of gastrointestinal disorders, history of gastric ulcer or intestinal,diabetes mellitus or in the evidence of disorders of the hematopoietic system or blood clotting, due to the risk anticoagulant of chondroitin, as well as in patients with renal failure, liver, or heart.
If it occurs eventually ulceration, peptic or gastrointestinal bleeding in patients under treatment, the medication should be suspended immediately by the doctor.
it is Recommended to avoid the intake of alcoholic beverages, during treatment with Condroflex.
Attention: Condroflex oral Powder contains the dye, yellow Tartrazine which may cause reactions in nature allergic, among which bronchial asthma, especially in people allergic to acid acetyl salicylic acid.
Condroflex in pregnancy and lactation: due to lack of data the use of Condroflex during pregnancy, it should not be used in this condition.
No information about the passage of the drug into the breast milk, being cautioned against its use in this condition and lactating women under treatment should not breast feed.
This medicine should not be used by pregnant women without medical or dental surgeon.
- oral administration of the sulfate of glucosamine can promote the absorption gastrointestinal of tetracyclines and decrease that of penicillin, and chloramphenicol.
- there is No limitation to the simultaneous administration of analgesics or anti-inflammatory drugs, steroidal and non steroidal.
- chondroitin can enhance the action of anticoagulants such as warfarin and aspirin, increasing the chances of bleeding.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
it is Not known specific antidote for Condroflex.
In the case of a superdose recommend measures of clinical support and symptomatic treatment.