Generic Name: Glucosamine hydrochloride, Chondroitin sulfate-bovine
Product Name: Voltaflex Plus
- Indication of Voltaflex Plus
- Action of Voltaflex Plus
- Dose advice of Voltaflex Plus
- Schedule of Voltaflex Plus
- Common side effects of Voltaflex Plus
Indication of Voltaflex Plus:Voltaflex Plus is indicated for symptomatic relief of joint pain and inflammation caused by osteoarthritis. It may also assist in the management of osteoarthritis and help increase joint mobility.
Action of Voltaflex Plus:Voltaflex Plus (Glucosamine and Chondroitin) consists of two natural substances of cartilage. Glucosamine is essential to enable proper joint function. Its role is in the formation, repair and maintenance of the cartilage and joint fluid. Chondroitin is an important structural substance of cartilage, providing elasticity and strength to the cartilage. It helps to improve the flexibility of joints, to enhance movement. In patients suffering from osteoarthritis, supplementation with glucosamine and chondroitin has been shown to produce clinical benefits.
Dose advice of Voltaflex Plus:
- In adults the recommended dose is one tablet, three times a day with water.
- Voltaflex Plus should be taken regularly for at least three to six weeks in order to experience relief of pain associated with osteoarthritis.
- If your symptoms persist, you should consult your doctor.
Schedule of Voltaflex Plus:Unscheduled
Common side effects of Voltaflex Plus:
All medicines have side effects. Most commonly the side effects are minor however some can be more serious. Usually the benefits of taking a medication outweigh the associated side effects. Your doctor or pharmacist would have considered these side effects before starting you on Voltaflex Plus.
The side effects of Chondroitin contained in Voltalfex Plus include:
- Mild digestive disturbances
The side effects of Glucosamine contained in Voltaflex Plus include:
- “Voltaflex Plus” carton, Novartis Consumer Health Australasia Pty Ltd 2008
- Australin Pharmaceutical Formulary and Handbook 19th Edition, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia 2004
- Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Supplements and their Therapeutic Uses 2003
For further information talk to your doctor.
|Modified: 10/7/2008||Created: 17/6/2008|
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