You are buying 30 sachets of 1500mg VIARTRIL-S Glucosamine Sulphate Powder for Oral Solution
Viartril contains glucosamine sulfate which belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic agents.
Viartril is used for the relief of symptoms in mild to moderate osteoarthritis of the knee, as diagnosed by your doctor.
Glucosamine is not indicated for the treatment of acute painful symptoms.
Relief of symptoms (especially pain relief) may not be experienced until after some weeks of treatment or sometimes even longer.
If no relief of symptoms is experienced after 2-3 months, continued treatment with glucosamine should be re-evaluated by your doctor.
Patients should seek medical advice if their symptoms deteriorate after commencing treatment with glucosamine.
Adults including the elderly The dose is the content of one sachet (1500 mg glucosamine sulfate) daily, preferably at meals.
Dissolve the powder from the sachet in a glass of water and drink.
Children and adolescents Viartril should not be used in children and adolescents below the age of 18 years.
For patients with impaired renal and/or liver function no dose recommendation can be given since no studies have been performed.
If you forget to take Viartril, take the next dose as planned.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten one.
If you stop taking Viartril your symptoms may re-occur.