Clinical evaluation of diacereine in osteoarthrosis treatment

C. Mazzaro, E. Bocchieri, G. F. Tesolin, L. Ventre, A. Romagnoli

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Diacereine was given to 40 patients whose age ranged from 45 to 87 years; they were suffering from radiologically controlled osteoarthrosis. The oral dosage was 50 mg twice a day and it was given for 4 weeks. The results were classified good in 78% of the patients. Improvement become usually manifest after 2 weeks from starting treatment. Diarrhoea was the only collateral effect in 15% of the cases. In conclusion, Diacereine gives positive effects on osteoarthrosis treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1025-1027
Number of pages3
JournalMinerva Medica
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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