This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, prescribed for painful inflammatory conditions, back pain, dysmenorrhea, postoperative pain, osteoarthritis, and fever.
Contraindicated in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcer, severe kidney, liver disease, bleeding disorders, and hypersensitivity.
The usual dose is 100mg twice a day.
Children: 5mg/kg of body weight in 2 or 3 divided doses.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of stomach problem, high blood pressure, fluid retention, elderly, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
• Gastrointestinal :
Abdominal discomfort, heartburn, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
• Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness and drowsiness.
• Genitourinary : Blood in urine, decrease in urination and kidney failure.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in cool place.
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