This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for pain, tenderness, swelling, stiffness caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. It stops the production of a substance that causes inflammation.
Contraindicated in patients who recently had bypass heart surgery, hypersensitivity, during last trimester of pregnancy.
PO- The usual adult dose is 150 or 200 mg given twice daily with meals. The maximum dosage is 400 mg per day.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food twice a day.
• Caution should be exercised asthma, runny nose or nasal polyps, kidney stones, swelling of the hands, arms, feet, ankles, or lower legs; liver or kidney disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Do not drink alcoholic beverages.
• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Gastrointestinal :
Indigestion, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or cramps, gas, diarrhea, constipation and lack of appetite.
• Skin : Rash and itching.
• Central Nervous System : Dizziness, headache and nervousness.
• ENT : Ringing in the ear.
• Miscellaneous : Swelling in the extremities.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store in a well-closed container at room temperature (15-30°C).
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