Okabax 12.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Okabax 12.5mg Tablet

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Pregnancy
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Kidney
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Medicine Overview of Okabax Tablet

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Uses of Okabax Tablet

Okabax 12.5mg 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 Okabax 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 Okabax 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 Okabax 12.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Okabax Tablet works

Okabax 12.5mg 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 Okabax Tablet

Expert advice for Okabax Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Okabax 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.
  • Okabax 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 Okabax 12.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Okabax 12.5mg 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
CAUTION
Okabax 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. 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 Okabax 12.5mg Tablet alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Okabax 12.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients w
ith 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 Okabax 12.5mg Tablet

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