Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pharmacist Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Last Updated on May 03, 2018
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Last Updated : 5/3/2018

General Information on Oxaceprol

Generic Name : Oxaceprol

Pronunciation : Oxa-ce-prol

Latest prescription information about Oxaceprol. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Oxaceprol

Overview of Oxaceprol

Oxaceprol has anti-inflammatory properties.
It is used for the treatment of osteoarthritis, inflammation, arthritis and other conditions.

Why is Oxaceprol Prescribed? (Indications)

Oxaceprol is an anti-inflammatory agent used for the treatment of osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disorders and inflammation of connective tissues.

The function of oxaceprol is to reduce the accumulation of leukocytes in joints and hence inhibit inflammation. 

When should Oxaceprol not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Oxaceprol is contraindicated in patients allergic to the drug.

What is the dosage of Oxaceprol?

The recommended dose of the drug is 37.5 to 200 mg tablet.
Initially a high dosage is given which is reduced gradually with time.

How should Oxaceprol be taken?

The tablet or capsule should be taken unchewed between meals.

What are the warnings and precautions for Oxaceprol?

Caution should be taken in pregnant and lactating women
Caution should be taken in children
Inform the doctor beforehand if you are having any surgeries

What are the side effects of Oxaceprol?

  Skin: Rashes
  Central nervous system: Dizziness,headache
  Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, epigastric pain, bloating, nausea, vomiting, indigestion

What are the other precautions for Oxaceprol?

Avoid excess dose

What are the Drug Interactions of Oxaceprol?

Oxaceprol interacts with anticoagulant therapy with vitamin k- anticoagulant, antihypertensive, methotrexate, and lithium

What are the storage conditions for Oxaceprol?

Oxaceprol should be stored at room temperature.

Last Updated : 5/3/2018

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