Struktum caps. 500mg 60 pieces


Struktum caps. 500mg 60 pieces



Active substance:
Sodium chondroitin sulfate (chondroitin sulfate sodium) Ph.
Eur. European Pharmacopoeia.
Talc – 10 mg. The composition of the capsule shell indigo carmine, titanium dioxide, gelatin.
Product form:
Struktum caps. 500 mg of 60, 80, 100, 120, 140 or 200 units. Gelatine capsules, size 0 №, from light blue to blue, the contents of capsules – powder whitish cream color tolerance of conglomerates (lumps) associated with the features of the spatial structure. 1 caps. Sodium chondroitin sulfate 500 mg.
– hypersensitivity to the drug, – Children up to age 15 years (due to the lack of accurate data).
– Osteoarthritis – an intervertebral osteochondrosis.
Interaction with other drugs
While the use of the drug Struktum may increase the effect of indirect anticoagulants, antiplatelet agents, and fibrinolytic agents.
Symptoms rarely – nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, chronic administration at excessively high doses (greater than 3 g / day) are possible hemorrhagic lesions. Treatment of symptomatic therapy.
pharmachologic effect
Pharmacological group:
Drug stimulating cartilage regeneration process.
Pharmacological properties:
Struktum affects the metabolic processes in hyaline and fibrous cartilage, reduces degenerative processes in the cartilage of joints, stimulates the biosynthesis of glycosaminoglycans. Slows bone resorption and reducing calcium loss, accelerates bone regeneration. When treating drug Struktum decreases pain and improves the mobility of the affected joints. The therapeutic effect persists for a long time after the end of therapy.
After taking the drug inside more than 70% chondroitin sulfate is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. After receiving a single dose of an average C max therapeutic plasma levels achieved after 3-4 h in synovial fluid – within 4-5 hours of the drug bioavailability is 13%.. Chondroitin sulfate is accumulated in the synovial fluid. Excreted by the kidneys.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Struktum not recommended during pregnancy and lactation (breast feeding) due to lack of sufficient clinical data. Use in children is contraindicated in children and adolescents up to 15 years.
Conditions of supply of pharmacies
The drug is approved for use as a means of OTC.
side effects
From the digestive system rarely – nausea, vomiting. Allergic reactions are rare – urticaria, erythema, pruritus.
special instructions
Precautions prescribers for bleeding or bleeding tendency.
Storage conditions
The drug should be kept out of reach of children at a temperature not higher than 25 ° C. Shelf life – 3 years.
Dosing and Administration
The capsules are taken orally with water. Adults and adolescents aged 15 years and older drug administered in a dose of 1 g / day – 2 capsules of 250 mg or 500 mg 1 capsule 2 times / day. The recommended duration of the initial course of treatment is 6 months. The therapeutic effect of the drug is maintained for 3-5 months after its cancellation, depending on the location and stage of the disease. If necessary, may repeat courses of treatment, the duration of which the doctor sets individually.
Appearance may differ from that depicted in the picture. There are contraindications. You need to read the manual or consult with a specialist

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg


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