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Xenobid Gel is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness due to various disease conditions.  It works by reducing hormones that cause pain, fever, and inflammation.

Drug information on Xenobid Gel (Naproxen) from

Xenobid Gel

  Cream/ Gel/ Ointment
Generic : Naproxen
20 g
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Medical Condition(s) for which Xenobid Gel may be prescribed

Side effects of Xenobid Gel

   Body as a Whole : Allergic reactions, menstrual disorders, chills and fever.

   Gastrointestinal : Heartburn, abdominal pain, nausea, constipation, blood in stools, diarrhea, indigestion and mouth ulcer.

   Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness and vertigoInability to concentrate, depression, dream abnormalities, sleeplessness, uneasiness, muscle pain, muscle weakness, mental illness, convulsions.

   Skin : Itching, skin eruptions, increased sweating and bruising.

   ENT : Ringing in the ear, visual disturbances and hearing disturbances.

   Heart : Edema, palpitations, heart failure, high blood pressure and lung swelling.

   General : Difficulty in breathing and increased thirst.

   Liver : Jaundice and abnormal liver function tests.

   Blood : Eosinophilia, leucopenia, blood in stools, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

   Metabolic : Decrease/increase in blood sugar.

   Respiratory : Lung inflammation and asthma.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- 0.5-1 g in 1-2 divided doses, upto 6 months if needed. Up to 1.5 g/day in patients who can tolerate lower doses.

How to use Xenobid Gel?

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

When is Xenobid Gel not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Xenobid Gel

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of high blood pressure, blood disorders, bleeding problems, heart, kidney or liver disease, diabetes, stomach or bowel problems, dehydration, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause stomach ulcer or bleeding.

Other Precautions for Xenobid Gel

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Xenobid Gel

Store it at controlled room temperature (15� to 30�C).

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

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