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OSTIGARD 100MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR OSTIGARD

Celecoxib(100mg),Diacerein(50mg)

food interaction for OSTIGARD

alcohol interaction for OSTIGARD

pregnancy interaction for OSTIGARD

lactation interaction for OSTIGARD

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ostigard 100mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR OSTIGARD

Celecoxib(100mg)

Uses

Celecoxib is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

How it works

Celecoxib blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Palpitations, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Gastritis, Heartburn, Edema, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Increased blood pressure, Dizziness, Constipation, Diarrhoea
Diacerein(50mg)

Uses

Diacerein is used in osteoarthritis

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea

COMMON DOSAGE FOR OSTIGARD 100MG CAPSULE

Patients taking OSTIGARD 100MG CAPSULE

  • 63%
    Once A Day
  • 38%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR OSTIGARD

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR OSTIGARD

  • Do not take celecoxib, if you are allergic to celecoxib or to any other content in the medicine or to ‘Sulfonamide’ class of antibiotics.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have ulcers or bleeding in your stomach or intestines; asthma, breathing problems, nasal congestion, nasal polyps or allergic reactions after taking NSAIDs.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have severe kidney or liver disease, heart conditions, heart attack or stroke; problems with the blood circulation or had a surgery on the arteries in your legs.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have inflammation of intestines like Ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease.
  • Avoid using celecoxib, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.

Frequently asked questions FOR OSTIGARD

Celecoxib

Q.

Is celecoxib banned in India?
No. Celecoxib is not banned in India. It is legally available on prescription

Q.

Is celecoxib gluten free?
Yes. Celecoxib is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.

Is celecoxib the same as Celebrex?
Yes. Celebrex is one of the brand names of celecoxib available in the market

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Is celecoxib safe?
Yes. Celecoxib is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q.

Is celecoxib a narcotic or addictive drug?
No. Celecoxib is not a narcotic or addictive drug

Q.

Does celecoxib cause drowsiness, weight gain or constipation?
Celecoxib may cause drowsiness, weight gain or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q.

Does celecoxib contain aspirin, codeine or sulfa?
No. Celecoxib is by itself a type of medicinal compound. It does not contain aspirin, codeine or sulfa

Q.

How does celecoxib work?
Celecoxib works by inhibiting the formation of chemicals called prostaglandins in the body that cause pain and inflammation, thereby reducing the pain and swelling symptoms.

Diacerein

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What is diacerein used for?
Diacerein is used for treating swelling and pain in the joints due to osteoarthritis

Q.

How does diacerein work?
Diacerein belongs to a class of medication call anthraquinones. It acts by blocking chemicals which cause inflammation and destruction of cartilage in the body

Q.

Is diacerein safe?
Diacerein is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor

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Is diacerein a steroid or painkiller?
Diacerein is not a steroid or pain killer

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What is diacerein with a glucosamine tab?
Diacerein is sometimes sold in combination with glucosamine for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)