This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for dysmenorrhea, pain, tenderness, inflammation, swelling and stiffness caused by certain types of arthritis. This medication inhibits the hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
PO- The recommended dose is 50 mg every 4 to 6 hours. Maximum: 400mg/day.
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney, liver disease, sugar, stomach problems, ulcer, heart disease, high blood pressure, swelling, blood disorders, bleeding or clotting problems, asthma, cancer sores, alcoholism, dehydration, who are taking other medications, in elderly, children.
• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Patient may develop with serious stomach bleeding or ulcers; if it is so consult with your doctor.
• Monitor liver function, kidney function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.
• Gastrointestinal :
Diarrhea, nausea with or without vomiting and abdominal pain.
• Heart : Swelling.
• Skin : Rash, hives, itching, hair loss and redness of the skin.
• Central Nervous System : Headache and dizziness.
• ENT : Ringing in the ear.
• Genitourinary : Nighttime urination.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (20° to 25°C) and away from light.
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