Tradename
Dorofen
Generic Name
Glucosamine sulphate, Ginko flavonoid glycosides
Category
Musculoskeletal System
Form
Capsules
Composition
Glucosamine Sulphate...................500 mg
Ginko Flavonoid Glycosides..............50 mg
Description
Properties/Actions
Dorofen is an exclusive formulation that supplies the body with glucosamine, the necessary building block for the cartilage and for the maintenance of the synovial fluid in the joints that keeps them healthy and moving comfortably. Thus, Dorofen prevents the progressio of osteoarthritis and restores the physiological balance again for rebuilding deteriorated cartilage. Ginkgo flavonoids is Dorofen improve the circulation particularly in the muscles to enhance and promote pain free walking especially in eldelry patients who suffer from insufficient circulation in the calf muscles.
Indications
Dorofen is indicated for treatment of osteoarthritis of knees, hips, shoulders or vertebral column; and in the treatment of of intermittent claudication (interruption of blood circulatioon in leg muscles), brusitis, tendinitis and synovitis.
Contraindications
Dorofen should not be used by anybody who is allergic to any of its component.
Drug Interactions
Dorofen does not interfere with many popular medications, except anticoagulants. However, we recommend to inform your physician about other medications you may be taking.
Side Effects/Adverse Effects
Dorofen has an excellent safety record, however, very rarely it may cause mild side effects such as heartburn, diarrhea, nausea, dyspepsia, constipation or headache. If any of these side effects do occur usually it is mild and reversible.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Dorofen should not be used by pregnant and lactating women, unless directed by physician.
Dosage & Administration
Dorofen should be taken one capsule after food 3 times daily until improvement is achieved which usually takes 2-4 weeks, depending on the degree of deterioration in the joint. Then the dosage may be reduced to one or two capsules a day for maintenance, as recommended by physician.
Overdosage
Warnings
Should not be used by children unless directed by physician.
Notes
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place, protected from excessive heat and humiditiy
Packaging
Boxes of 30 capsules
Manufacturer
Liptis Pharmaceuticals
Price
Date Added/Updated
2nd October 2009 4:52 pm

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