Chondroprotectors with osteoarthritis : what and how to make ?
Medicine / / May 14, 2016
- Composition chondroprotectors
- Methods reception
- Indications and contraindications
Osteoarthritis - a chronic, degenerative changes in the surfaces of the joints.Therefore, the main purpose of the treatment of the disease is to restore cartilage.To do this, use a variety of treatments, one of which is welcome chondroprotectors.
Chondroprotectors - drugs that nourish and regenerate articular cartilage, slowing their destruction.These drugs may be ineffective, if not taken into account the use of some features of their impact:
- result appears very slowly, about six months after the beginning of reception.
- hondroprotektorami Treatment is prolonged, and held courses under the supervision of a specialist.
- drugs can help in diseases associated with cartilage only in the early stages, when the cartilage is more amenable to recovery.In later stages, these remedies are useless.
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chondroprotectors The composition includes the following active ingredients:
- Chondroitin - normalizes metabolism in the tissues of cartilage, accelerates the recovery of cartilage cells (chondrocytes), promotes the production of collagen protein, is responsible for tissue elasticity.Chondroitin beneficial effect on the secretion of hyaluronic acid, which in turn stimulate the appearance of collagen and protects it from decay.Chondroitin peculiarity is the fact that it has anti-inflammatory properties, and thus prevents the development of an enzyme having a devastating effect on the cartilage substance itself and its individual components.Chondroitin accelerates selection of synovial fluid, which is lubricated and articular cartilage nutrient medium.
- Glucosamine.Helps develop a natural articular tissue chondroitin reduces inflammation, inhibits enzymes that break down hyaluronic acid.
- As part of different drugs, these substances can be combined or serve separately.
- Chondroprotectors can be taken as pills or powders.This group includes Don Struktum, Piaksledin, arthritis, etc. Teraflex. Reception results appear not earlier than 3 months from the start of the course, and effective long-term effect is observed after six months of continuous use of the drug.
- chondroprotectors sometimes injected directly into the joint capsule.By injecting drugs include Alflutop, Noltrex, Adgelon, Elbona, hondrolon and others. When acute course of arthritis improvement occurs after the first shots, the entire course contains up to 20 injections.The next step is prescribed long-term use of pills.
- In remission or simultaneously with tablets hondroprotektory may be used as ointments.
Indications and contraindications
Chondroprotectors used to treat and prevent a number of diseases:
- arthritis of diverse localization (joints of the spine, limbs, feet, hands, etc...), Degenerative disc disease and other pathologies are characterized by degeneration of cartilage tissue;
- arthritis in the chronic stage, complicated cartilage damage;
- for the prevention of arthritis in the joints after operations and injuries.
Application chondroprotectors prohibited in such cases:
- pregnancy and lactation;
- age of 12 years;
- serious problems with the gastrointestinal tract;
The correct medication at regular admission is required to give a positive result.However, in severe stages of osteoarthritis reception chondroprotectors effect will not give.