What Are The Uses Of Diacerein?
It is an anti-inflammatory agent which belongs to the class of anthraquinone is found beneficial in the treatment of osteoarthritis (swelling and pain in the joints).
It works by decreasing the pain and inflammation of joints by inhibiting the action of protein called as interleukin-1 beta
What Are The Side Effects Of Diacerein?
Some of the common side-effects are:
Consult your doctor if any other following side effects get worse:
- Epigastric pain
- Decolouration of urine
- Mild skin reactions such as rashes, pruritus and eczema
What Are The Contraindications Of Diacerein?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnant or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
- Liver disease