Chondroxide - drug
means for regulating metabolism in cartilage.
The composition and the form of Chondroxide.
Chondroxide available in three dosage forms:
• The tablets contain the active ingredient - chondroitin sulfate 250 mg. The packs of 30 or 60 tablets.
• topical gel 30 g of 5% in tubes containing 50 mg / g of chondroitin sulfate.
• ointment tubes 30 g of 5% containing chondroitin sulfate 50 mg / g.
Additional components included in the composition hondroksid: purified water, petroleum jelly, dimethyl sulfoxide, anhydrous lanolin.
Chondroxide analogues are the following drugs: Artrin, Mukosat, Struktum, Hondrogard, Chondroitin, hondrolon.
The active ingredient is Chondroxide chondroitin sulfate, which is extracted from the cartilage of the trachea of cattle. Application Chondroxide has an effect on calcium and phosphorus metabolism in cartilage, inhibits bone resorption, slows the degeneration of cartilage acts as a lubricant and prevents the joint surfaces seal of connective tissue.
According to the instructions Chondroxide leads to normal joint fluid products, makes joints more mobile and protects cartilage from damage and helps re-synthesize his matrix.
In the opinion of hyaline Chondroxide normalizes metabolism, slows the development of osteoporosis, helps to reduce pain in the affected joints, it improves the quality of life of the patient.
Chondroitin sulfate also has anti-inflammatory action aimed at cellular component of inflammation.
Dimethylsulfoxide, which is part hondroksid gel and ointment, produces fibrinolytic, analgesic, antiinflammatory effect and promotes deeper penetration in the tissue of chondroitin.
The drug is in the form of a gel and ointment prescribed prophylactically on osteoarthritis of peripheral joints and degenerative disc disease of the spine.
Tablets Chondroxide of instructions used in degenerative diseases of the spine and joints.
Dosing and dosing regimen Chondroxide
Ointment and gel Chondroxide of instructions used externally. The drug is applied in a thin layer on the area of inflammation, rub some time until completely absorbed. Carry out the procedure to be two to three times a day. The duration of treatment ranged from two weeks to three months.
taken orally. Dosage and duration of a course in therapeutic and prophylactic purposes identical. The drug or analogs hondroksid take the form of tablets, usually 500 mg twice a day. The recommended duration of treatment - from six months. The therapeutic effect of Chondroxide of reviews is stored for several months after its cancellation. If necessary, a second course of treatment is allowed, the duration of which will be determined by the attending physician.
Chondroxide in gel form and only when an ointment is contraindicated hypersensitivity chondroitin. The drug is in the form of tablets is contraindicated also be used during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Side effects Chondroxide
In the opinion of Chondroxide in the recommended dosage does not cause side effects. In rare cases, allergic skin rashes requiring drug withdrawal.
Chondroxide Tablets can cause side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, skin rash.
Precautions should be prescribed the drug in tablet form for bleeding or inclination for them.
Without prior consultation with a physician is prohibited to use the drug in children.