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General Information on Oxyfenbutazone

Generic Name : Oxyfenbutazone

Latest prescription information about Oxyfenbutazone. 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.
ICD Code : Y45.8 | Therapeutic Classification : Analgesics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Oxyfenbutazone

India : 

International : 

Oxifenbutazona

Why is Oxyfenbutazone Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for relieving pain and reduces swelling (inflammation) and fever. 

When should Oxyfenbutazone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer, blood dyscrasias, congestive heart failure, and hepatitis.

What is the dosage of Oxyfenbutazone?

PO- The recommended dose is 4 to 9mg/kg/day.

How should Oxyfenbutazone be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Oxyfenbutazone?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of cardiac failure, blood dyscrasias, pancreatitis, kidney or liver diseases, gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid alcohol consumption.

Avoid exposure to sunlight.

What are the side effects of Oxyfenbutazone?

Weakness, headache, drowsiness, irritability, diarrhea, heartburn, bruising, weight loss, bruising and loss of appetite.

What are the other precautions for Oxyfenbutazone?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Oxyfenbutazone?

Store it at room temperature. Protect from sunlight and moisture.


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.
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