Askil 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Askil 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Askil Tablet

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Uses of Askil Tablet

Askil 50mg 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 Askil 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 Askil 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 Askil 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Askil Tablet works

Askil 50mg 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 Askil Tablet

Expert advice for Askil Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Askil 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.
  • Askil 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 Askil 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Askil 50mg 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 Askil 50mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Askil 50mg Tablet alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Askil 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with
kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Twinease 200mg Tablet, Nyci 100mg Tablet, Niq 200mg Tablet DT, Hilid P Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Askil 50mg Tablet

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Askil is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
No, Askil is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Askil 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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