Alrof 12.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Alrof 12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Alrof Tablet

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Uses of Alrof Tablet

Alrof 12.5mg Tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.
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Side effects of Alrof Tablet

Common

Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Gastritis, Edema, Constipation, Palpitations, Heartburn, Flatulence, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Increased blood pressure, Dyspepsia.

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How to use Alrof Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alrof 12.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Alrof Tablet works

Alrof 12.5mg tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called COX-2 inhibitors. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Alrof Tablet

Expert advice for Alrof Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Alrof may cause fewer stomach problems as compared with other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It can also affect kidneys or cause permanent kidney damage if taken for a long time.
  • Alrof can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alrof 12.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alrof 12.5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Alrof 12.5mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Alrof 12.5mg Tablet alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alrof 12.5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Alrof 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Alrof 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alrof 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Alrof 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alrof 12.5mg Tablet

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Alrof is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
No, Alrof is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Alrof belongs to a group of medicines called COX-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by inhibiting certain chemical called prostaglandin which is responsible for pain and inflammation.

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