Ecwin 20mg Capsule

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Ecwin 20mg Capsule

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
20.9
₹2.09/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Ecwin

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Ecwin Capsule

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Uses of Ecwin Capsule

Ecwin 20mg Capsule is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Ecwin Capsule

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion, Epigastric pain.

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How to use Ecwin Capsule

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 Ecwin 20mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Ecwin Capsule works

Ecwin 20mg capsule is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation (pain and swelling).

In Depth Information on Ecwin Capsule

Expert advice for Ecwin Capsule

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Ecwin can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ecwin 20mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking meloxicam with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ecwin 20mg Capsule 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
CAUTION
Ecwin 20mg Capsule should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
It is not known whether Ecwin 20mg Capsule alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ecwin 20mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate renal disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe renal disease.
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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

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Meloxicam, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ecwin 20mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Meloxicam

Ecwin is not a steroid, opiate, or a muscle relaxing agent. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug and pain killer used to relieve pain and inflammation
Yes. Ecwin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
No. Ecwin is not addictive
Ecwin is indicated for the treatment of backache, tendonitis, sciatica, menstrual cramps toothache and gout. It is not indicated for the treatment of sore throat
Q. Can I take meloxicam with Xanax, Vicodin, Percocet, Aleve, Advil, Flexeril, Norco, tramadol or aspirin?
Meloxicam should not be taken with aspirin as it may cause gastrointestinal bleeding. It may be taken with Xanax, Vicodin, Percocet, Aleve, Advil, Flexeril, Norco, or tramadol if prescribed by your doctor
Ecwin may cause headaches, drowsiness, and weight gain and can prevent formation of clot in blood. It is not expected to cause tiredness. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
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