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Celact 200 mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction of Celact Capsule

Celact 200 mg Capsule is a pain relieving medicine. It alleviates pain, redness and swelling in conditions such as arthritis, back pain and menstrual pain. Additionally, it has lesser risk of causing stomach-related problems like acidity compared to the other commonly used painkillers.

Celact 200 mg Capsule should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Flu-like symptoms, indigestion, stomach pain and diarrhea are some of the side effects that might be seen with this medicine. It may cause dizziness and fatigue also. You should not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you. It is potentially unsafe to take it during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure and liver or kidney disease.

Uses of Celact Capsule

Celact Capsule side effects

Common
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Peripheral edema
  • Flatulence

How to use Celact Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Celact 200 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Celact Capsule works

Celact 200 mg Capsule 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 for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Celact Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Celact 200 mg Capsule
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Celact 200 mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Celact 200 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Celact 200 mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Celact 200 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Celact 200 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Celact 200 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Celact 200 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Celact 200 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Celact 200 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Inform your doctor and stop taking this medicine if you develop any signs of liver toxicity.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Celact 200 mg Capsule
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Expert Advice

  • Celact 200 mg Capsule helps relieve pain and inflammation.
  • It may cause fewer stomach problems as compared to other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Regularly monitor your blood pressure while taking this medicine, particularly in the first two weeks after starting treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
  • During long-term treatment, your doctor may want to take regular blood tests to monitor your liver function.
  • Do not take Celact 200 mg Capsule if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Celact with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Celact banned in India?

No. Celact is not banned in India. It is legally available on prescription

Q. Is Celact gluten free?

Yes. Celact is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q. Is Celact the same as Celebrex?

Yes. Celebrex is one of the brand names of Celact available in the market

Q. Is Celact safe?

Yes. Celact is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q. Is Celact a narcotic or addictive drug?

No. Celact is not a narcotic or addictive drug

Q. Does Celact cause drowsiness, weight gain or constipation?

Celact may cause drowsiness, weight gain or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q. Does celecoxib contain aspirin, codeine or sulfa?

No. Celecoxib is by itself a type of medicinal compound. It does not contain aspirin, codeine or sulfa

Q. How does Celact work?

Celact works by inhibiting the formation of chemicals called prostaglandins in the body that cause pain and inflammation, thereby reducing the pain and swelling symptoms.

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