This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for fever, pain, ankylosing spondylitis and arthritis. It blocks the action of a substance in the body (cyclo-oxygenase), which may cause pain, swelling and inflammation.
Contraindicated in patients with severe ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, and hypersensitivity.
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 100 mg twice daily.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of Crohn's disease, bruising, heart, liver, or kidney disease, gastrointestinal disease, blood clotting problems, systemic lupus erythematosus, elderly, during pregnancy, alcohol-dependent patients, and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Diarrhea, nausea, headache, indigestion, heartburn, abdominal pain, flatulence, feeling sick, dizziness and rash.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in an airtight container in a cool dry place. Protect from light.
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