Generic Name: Hirmen Brand Name(s): Generics only. No brands available.

Uses

What is Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat) used for?

Hirmen® is commonly used for:

  • Improving on following symptoms: neuralgia, myalgia, arthralgia (lumbago, omalgia, etc.).
  • Relieving numbness in hand and foot, fatigue in eyes, beriberi, constipation.
  • Supplementation of vitamin B1 in the followings: physical fatigue, during or after disease, pregnancy and lactation.

How should I take Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat)?

For orally taken form, you should:

  • Take Hirmen® by mouth as directed by your doctor concerning: dose, schedule.
  • Read the label carefully before using Hirmen®.
  • Consult your doctor for any information on the label that you do not clearly understand.

How do I store Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat)?

Hirmen® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Hirmen® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Hirmen® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.

You should not flush Hirmen® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat)?

Before using Hirmen®, tell your doctor if you have:

  • Allergic reaction to excipients using for dosage form containing Hirmen®.
  • Allergic reaction to any other medicines, foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.
  • Used any other health conditions, drugs that have a risk of interaction with Hirmen®.

Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?

There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Hirmen® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Hirmen®.

Side effects

What side effects can occur from Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat)?

As taking others medicines, taking Hirmen® can cause some side effects. Most of them are rarely occurring and do not need any supplementary treatment. However, it is always important for you to consult your doctor if you have any problem after taking this medicine.

Some of side effects are listed below:

  • Stomatitis
  • Hematologic reactions
  • Peptic ulcer
  • Impairment of glucose tolerance
  • Hyperuricemia and liver impairment
  • Sensory nerve disease or neuropatic symptoms

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Interactions

What drugs may interact with Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat)?

Hirmen® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.

Does food or alcohol interact with Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat)?

Hirmen® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.

What health conditions may interact with Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat)?

Hirmen® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat).

What is the dose of Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat) for an adult?

Consult your doctor for information about the dose of Hirmen®.

Recommended dose is 1 capsule, twice a day.

What is the dose of Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat) for a child?

Consult your doctor for information about the dose of Hirmen®.

Recommended dose for children more than 8 years old is 1 capsule, twice a day.

The dosage has not been established in children less than 8 years old. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

How is Hirmen® (natri chondroitin sulfat) available?

Hirmen® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • Soft capsule

What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?

In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Hirmen®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Sources

Review Date: January 13, 2017 | Last Modified: January 13, 2017

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