food interaction for ALROF tablet

alcohol interaction for ALROF tablet

pregnancy interaction for ALROF tablet

lactation interaction for ALROF tablet

medicine interaction for ALROF tablet

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alrof 25mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Alrof 25mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Rofecoxib(25mg)

    Alrof tablet uses

    Alrof 25mg tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

    How alrof tablet works

    Alrof 25mg tablet blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects of alrof tablet

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ALROF tablet

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      Rs. 1.95/tablet
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      Rs. 4.15/tablet
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      Rs. 41.50
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      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 4.24/tablet
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    • OKABAX 25MG TABLET
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      Rs. 1.69/tablet
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      Rs. 16.87
      save 19% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR ALROF tablet

    • Inform your doctor before taking the drug if you are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs.
    • Stop taking rofecoxib and seek immediate medical attention if you develop: abdominal pain, tenderness, or discomfort; nausea; blood in your vomit; bloody, black, or tarry stools; unexplained weight gain; swelling or water retention; fatigue or lethargy; a skin rash; itching; yellowing of your skin or eyes; or unusual bruising or bleeding.
    • Tell your doctor if you have asthma, stomach problems such as ulcers or bleeding, kidney disease, liver disease, angina (chest pain), heart attack, or a blocked artery in the heart, heart failure, high blood pressure.

    Frequently asked questions FOR ALROF 25mg tablet

    Rofecoxib

    Q. Is rofecoxib deadly?
    Rofecoxib is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
    Q. Is rofecoxib a narcotic?
    No, rofecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
    Q. How does rofecoxib work?
    Rofecoxib 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)