Artron Khondreks: instruction manual, reviews
In one pill Artron Khondreks contains 250 mg of the active component of Chondroitin sulfate.
As auxiliary elements in the drug is present:
- croscarmellose sodium;
- silicon dioxide;
- citric acid;
- microcrystalline cellulose;
- Polysorbate 80;
- titanium dioxide;
- the hydrogen phosphate of calcium.
Forms of release, pharmacological effects, pharmacokinetics
Drug Artron produced in the form of capsules having a membrane sheath. Their form is lenticular, and on one side there is an inscription «CH 750».
The shell of the pill is yellow. The cardboard package is one blister pack of 15 capsules or 1 plastic bottle (30-90%).
Active ingredient of the drug is chondroitin sulfate. Active substance:
- is involved in the production of hyaluronic acid;
- activates the synthesis of intra-articular substances;
- normalizes the metabolism of phosphorus and calcium in the body;
- improves the structure of cartilage.
The active substance inhibits the activity of specific enzymes namely hyaluronidase and elastase. And it does not allow progress of pathological processes in cartilage and bones.
Besides Khondreks eliminates painful symptoms and positively affects the General condition of those who have diseases of the musculoskeletal system, improves mobility of joints, including their volume, and activates the regeneration processes.
And if you take the pill after the fracture, then the recovery time will be reduced. Moreover, sulphate chondroitin prevents the appearance of osteoporosis and its further development.
The main active substance is rapidly absorbed from the lumen of the digestive system. The level of bio-availability can reach up to 15%.
When will the 3-4 hours after taking the medication takes place, the peak of activity of the current component. Time the elimination of the drug from the body 24 hours. Most of it is excreted through the kidneys.
Instruction manual States that Artron shown to patients suffering from different pathologies of the musculoskeletal system such as:
- the chondropathy;
- degenerative diseases of joints and bone tissue;
- most common;
The drug can be used in the treatment of athletes, if you want to quickly resume the structure of the cartilaginous tissue of joints with active exercise.
In addition, the instructions for use States that a drug used to eliminate pain symptoms in the joints that occurs in elderly patients who suffer from arthrosis or arthritis, accompanied by severe pain.
If you take Khondreks after surgery, the joint and the skeletal system and fractures, it is possible to significantly reduce the recovery time.
Contraindications and side effects
Tablets should not drink during pregnancy, lactation and hypersensitive to the components. Age limit – up to fifteen years. In addition, the drug is contraindicated in diseases of the hepatic and renal systems and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Often Artron Khondreks rarely provokes side effects, usually it is well tolerated. Possible negative consequences include:
- rashes on the skin;
- epigastric pain;
- lack of appetite;
- itching of the skin;
- allergic manifestations.
Instructions for use of the drug
Tablets should be taken orally. Duration of treatment is determined by the intensities of the underlying disease, concomitant illnesses, tolerance of therapy. The capsule shell is impossible to break, chew, grind and crush. Remedy recommended to drink clean water.
Application of the drug the following: 1-2 times daily 1 capsule. When is reached the required therapeutic effect of the treatment regimen is changed, then moving to one pill a day.
When the therapy is reached, it can be preserved for a long time. Manufacturer recommends continuing treatment for at least three months.
In case of overdose, adverse symptoms may become more intense.Efficient implementation of the fast posindromnoy treatment depending on whether a specific clinical picture.
In the treatment of children tablets should not be used. They can drink only after 15 years.
During pregnancy and lactation the medication is better to stop. So, pregnancy is an absolute contraindication for receiving Artron Khondreks due to the fact that no studies have been conducted.
The average price of the drug in Russia, about 1300 rubles.
Interaction with other drugs
Artron Khondreks can increase the effect of drugs belonging to the group of NSAIDs and corticosteroids. So you may need adjustment of dosage if necessary combined reception.
The drug can be used together with chondroprotectors, in particular, Glucosamine. Were also recorded increased efficacy of tablets if taken in combination with mineral and vitamin remedies.
The drug can be purchased at the pharmacy without a prescription. It is best to store the tablets at a temperature up to 30 degrees. The shelf life is compiled of three years.
Artron Khondreks has no impact on the ability to drive vehicles and other mechanisms.
However, you can increase the dosage set by the doctor is not recommended.
Counterparts, and reviews
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In General, Chondroitin does not provoke negative effects. Also was noted the positive dynamics:
- it increases the amplitude of movements;
- decreases the intensity of the pain;
- is swelling in the area of the inflamed joint.
The disadvantages include the high cost of therapy, because the treatment course should last not less than three months. Rheumatologists, orthopedists and surgeons regularly prescribe Artron Khondreks to their patients, paying attention and the reviews of its high efficiency in the treatment of various diseases of musculoskeletal system.
In conclusion, we recommend an interesting video in this article on the topic of joint pain and its origin.