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Gaiocin Tablet

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Product introduction

Gaiocin Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of pain and inflammation (swelling). It helps relieve pain and swelling in postoperative wounds and other inflammatory diseases.

Gaiocin Tablet can be taken with or without food. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses, as this will make the medicine less effective.

This medicine is generally well tolerated and does not usually cause any common side effects. However, in rare cases, it might cause an allergic reaction. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include itching, shortness of breath, swelling of the lips or throat, shock, and loss of consciousness. Occasionally, it may also cause gastric disturbances. If you experience any such symptoms, consult your doctor immediately.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.


Uses of Gaiocin Tablet

Benefits of Gaiocin Tablet

In Pain relief

Gaiocin Tablet gives relief from pain after surgery or any kind of injury. An injury leads to an increase in the level of certain chemicals in the body that tells us we have pain. Gaiocin Tablet works by reducing the level of these chemicals and thus reduces pain.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

In Treatment of Swelling

Gaiocin Tablet decreases swelling by improving blood supply to the affected area. Gaiocin Tablet also helps in quick healing of the injured area. Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Gaiocin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Gaiocin

  • Limited data available

How to use Gaiocin 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. Gaiocin Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Gaiocin Tablet works

Gaiocin Tablet is an enzyme. It works by breaking down proteins into smaller fragments, thereby making them available for absorption into the blood. Once absorbed, it increases blood supply in the affected area and reduces swelling.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Gaiocin Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Gaiocin Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Gaiocin Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Gaiocin Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gaiocin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gaiocin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Gaiocin Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gaiocin Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Gaiocin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Gaiocin Tablet, 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.

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Quick tips

  • Gaiocin Tablet helps relieve pain and swelling associated with post-operative wounds and inflammatory diseases.
  • Take it 30 minutes before a meal or as directed by your doctor.
  • Stop using Gaiocin Tablet at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery as it may interfere with blood clotting.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease or problems with your blood clotting mechanism.

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Protease Digestive Enzymes
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FAQs

Q. Can Gaiocin Tablet be taken after food?

No, Gaiocin Tablet should not be taken after food. This medicine works best when taken about 30 minutes before meals. It should be taken in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor.

Q. How long can I take Gaiocin Tablet?

Gaiocin Tablet is safe to be used for a short-term. Usually it is prescribed for not more than 10 days. However, you should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not take it unless prescribed and it should not be stopped before talking to your doctor.

Q. How does Gaiocin Tablet work?

Gaiocin Tablet acts as a catalyst to relieve the signs of pain and inflammation. It fastens the recovery process and heals your discomfort.

Q. What happens if I overdose on Gaiocin Tablet?

Gaiocin Tablet should be used as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use more than the recommended dose. Using more than what is prescribed may increase the side effects caused by the medicine.

Q. When to avoid this medicine?

Gaiocin Tablet should be avoided if you are allergic to it or any of its components. You must always inform your doctor if you ever had problems with your liver, kidneys or stomach (such as peptic ulcers). It is not recommended in case you suffer from any blood disorders as well. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Q. Is it safe to use Gaiocin Tablet in pregnancy and breastfeeding?

There is not enough data available regarding the safety to use Gaiocin Tablet in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Therefore, always seek your doctor’s advice before using it while you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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