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

Drug information on Phenylbutazone (Oxyfenbutazone) from Acichem Laboratories


Acichem Laboratories
Generic : Oxyfenbutazone
1000 Tablets
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Side effects of Phenylbutazone

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

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

How to use Phenylbutazone?

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

When is Phenylbutazone not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Phenylbutazone

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.

Other Precautions for Phenylbutazone

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Phenylbutazone

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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