Uniflexin

Description

Uniflexin is a natural extract made from avocado and soybean oils. It is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. This supplement is not recommended for use if you are known allergic to it.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Uniflexin

  • Rash
  • Photosensitivity
  • Liver injury
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea

Uses of Uniflexin

What is it prescribed for?

  • Osteoarthritis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this supplement to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this supplement remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This supplement is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this supplement.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This supplement is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this supplement.

Allergy

This supplement is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Uniflexin or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This supplement is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this supplement.

Breast-feeding

This supplement is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this supplement.
General warnings

Liver Disease

This supplement should be used with caution in patients with liver disease due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of the liver function tests is necessary while receiving this supplement. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Other medicines

Uniflexin may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this supplement.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

An overdose of this supplement is unlikely to cause severe symptoms. However, discontinue treatment and seek emergency medical advice if you experience any adverse effects.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this supplement exactly as advised by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this supplement without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by inhibiting a number of molecules and pathways implicated in osteoarthritis.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Dietary supplement

Schedule

OTC

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Information on this page was last updated on 12 Feb 2019

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