What is Hilin (Diacerin) used for?
Hilin (Diacerin) contains the active ingredient diacerin, which is also known as diacetylrhein. This drug is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. Its method of action differs from that of other non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. This drug works by blocking the stimulation of a protein known as interleukin-1 beta. It may also assist in preventing cartilage breakdown, while also helping to reduce swelling and relieve pain.
How should I use Hilin (Diacerin)?
Hilin (Diacerin) comes in the form of capsules with are taken orally. Patients should be aware that the exact dosage required varies, depending on the severity of the condition being treated. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed, and always follow the instructions of their physician.
What are the side effects of Hilin (Diacerin)?
Hilin (Diacerin) may cause some side effects to occur, such as:
Patients should consult their physician if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if any other side effects occur.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Hilin (Diacerin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
This medication should not be used by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.