Gesic Capsule

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Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Gesic NA Capsule

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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14.75
₹1.48/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gesic Capsule

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Uses of Gesic Capsule

Gesic Capsule is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Gesic Capsule

Common

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

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How to use Gesic 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 is better to take Gesic Capsule with food.

How Gesic Capsule works

Gesic capsule is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Gesic Capsule

Expert advice for Gesic Capsule

  • 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.
  • Gesic 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gesic Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Ibuprofen with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gesic 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
SAFE
Gesic Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studie
s have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Gesic Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gesic Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gesic Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gesic Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
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Liver
CAUTION
Gesic Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gesic Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gesic Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gesic NA Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Ibuprofen

Gesic is safe if used at the doses and for the duration prescribed by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Gesic with Betahistine?
Gesic can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Gesic with Tamsulosin or paracetamol?
Gesic can be taken with Tamsulosin or paracetamol. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together.
Q. Can I take Gesic with rabeprazole?
Gesic can be taken with Rabeprazole . Rabeprazole is used to prevent painkiller (NSAIDs) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Gesic with famotidine?
Gesic can be taken with Famotidine as no harmul effects have been seen when they are used together. Gesic is a pain killer and belongs to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents) and you should be careful while taking NSAIDs as they are strong gastric acid stimulators and would increase the gastric acid secretion and further worsen your underlying condition.
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