How it should be taken
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 100 mg twice daily.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients with severe ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, and hypersensitivity.
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for fever, pain, ankylosing spondylitis and arthritis. It blocks the action of a substance in the body (cyclo-oxygenase), which may cause pain, swelling and inflammation.
Warnings and Precautions
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of Crohn's disease, bruising, heart, liver, or kidney disease, gastrointestinal disease, blood clotting problems, systemic lupus erythematosus, elderly, during pregnancy, alcohol-dependent patients, and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Store it in an airtight container in a cool dry place. Protect from light.