For the temporary relief of exhaustion and weakness following illness, overexertion or muscle or joint pain.
Side effects: None known.
Interactions with other medication: None known.
Adults and children above 6 years: 1 tablet sublingually or dissolved completely in mouth 3 times daily, or as directed by a physician. Infants and children to 6 years: 1/2 the adult dosage.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
Previous joint injury
Joint protection or to relieve joint pain:
Do gentle range-of-motion exercises daily. Put each joint through its full range of motion by bending, stretching, and extending the joint and surrounding muscles.
Pace yourself by balancing rest and activity.
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Osteoarthritis involves growth of bone spurs and degeneration of cartilage at a joint. It is very common in adults older than 45 and can cause joint pain.
Joint pain may also be caused by bursitis (inflammation of the bursae). The bursae are fluid-filled sacs that cushion and pad bony prominences, allowing muscles and tendons to move freely over the bone.
Bone fracture cause joint pain: A break in bone or cartilage. Although usually the result of trauma, a fracture can be caused by an acquired disease of bone such as osteoporosis or by abnormal formation of bone in a disease such as osteogenesis imperfecta ("brittle bone disease"). Fractures are classified according to their character and location as, for example, a greenstick fracture of the radius can cause joint pain.