This medication is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and painful menstruation and menstrual symptoms. It works by reducing substances in the body that cause inflammation.
Contraindicated in children, patients with liver/kidney insufficiency and hypersensitivity.
Osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis: The recommended dose is 10mg once daily.
Dysmenorhea: 20-40mg daily.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of ulcer, GI bleeding; dehydration, high blood pressure, heart failure, fluid retention, liver or kidney disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Monitor hemoglobin level regularly while taking this medication.
Anemia, high blood pressure, back pain, muscle pain, nausea, depression, flatulence, diarrhea, sinus inflammation and abdominal pain.
Avoid co-administration with ketoconazole or fluconazole.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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