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Viartril-S

Glucosamine Sulfate

 

Powder for oral solution

 

Name of the medicinal product

Viartril-S

Composition

Each sachet contains :
Active ingredient

Crystalline glucosamine sulfate 1884.0mg equivalent to : glucosamine sulfate 1500.0 mg, sodium chloride 384.0mg


EXCIPIENTS
Aspartame, sorbitol, macrogol 4000, citric acid

Pharmaceutical form and presentation
Powder for oral solution ( sachet ). Package of 14 and 30 sachets.


Pharmaco-therapeutic group
Product for the treatment of osteoarthritis.

( Product for the musculoskeletal system ATC code : M01AX05 )


Therapeutic indications
Treatment of the symptoms of osteoarthritis, i.e. pain and function limitation.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to glucosamine.

 

The powder for oral solution contains aspartame and is therefore contraindicated in patients with phenylketonuria.

 

As the active ingredient is obtained from seafood ( shellfish ), the product should not be given to patients who are allergic to shellfish.


Precautions for use
The administration in patients with severe hepatic or renal insufficiency should be made under medical supervision.


Special warnings

The animal studies did not evidence any unfavorable effects on the reproductive functions or on lactation. In the absence of such studies in humans, the product during pregnancy and lactation should be used only under medical control. Administration during the first three months of pregnancy must be avoided.

 

No effects on the ability to drive or to operate machines is expected.

 

Posology and method of administration

The content of one sachet ( dissolved in a glass of water ) should be taken once daily, preferably at meals.


Overdose
No cases of accidental or intentional overdose are known. The animal acute and chronic toxicological studies indicate that toxic effects and symptoms of toxicity are not likely to occur, even after high overdoses.


Undesirable effects
The clinical trials have shown the good tolerability of the product. Undesirable effects have been observed in a low proportion of patients. They were transient, of minor entity, and included :

 

Cardiovascular : Peripheral oedema, tachycardia were reported in a few patients following larger clinical trials investigating oral administration in osteoarthritis. Causal relationship has not been established.

 

Central nervous system : Drowsiness, headache, somnolence, insomnia have been observed rarely during therapy.

 

Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dyspepsia or epigastric pain, flatulence, constipation, heartburn and anorexia have been described rarely during oral therapy with glucosamine.

 

Skin : Skin reactions such as cutaneous rash, erythema, pruritus, have been reported with therapeutic administration of glucosamine. Occasionally contact dermatitis, rash papular, urticaria and eczema may occur.

 

Isolated cases of hair loss, allergic reactions, visual disturbances and oedema were observed.

 

The patient should inform his doctor of any any other undesirable effect during the treatment.


Special precautions for storage and expiry date
Do not use the product after the expiry date indicated on the label.

Avoid exposure to excessive heat.

The expiry date applies to the correctly stored product in the intact package.

 

Keep out of reach of children

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