Okabax 12.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Okabax 12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Okabax Tablet


Uses of Okabax Tablet

Okabax 12.5mg Tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, muscle pain, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

Side effects of Okabax Tablet


Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Gastritis, Edema, Constipation, Palpitations, Heartburn, Flatulence, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Increased blood pressure, Dyspepsia.


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. Okabax 12.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it 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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Special precautions for Okabax 12.5mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
No information is available on the use of Okabax 12.5mg Tabl
et during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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.
There is limited information available on the use of Okabax 12.5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Okabax 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Okabax 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Okabax 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Okabax 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg 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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