OSTIGARD 200MG/50MG CAPSULE

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Composition for OSTIGARD 200MG/50MG CAPSULE

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138.5
₹13.85/capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of OSTIGARD 200MG/50MG CAPSULE

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Uses of Celecoxib

Celecoxib 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 Celecoxib

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

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How to use Celecoxib

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.

How OSTIGARD 200MG/50MG CAPSULE works

Celecoxib 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).
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Uses of Diacerein

Diacerein is used in osteoarthritis.
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Side effects of Diacerein

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Nausea, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Diacerein

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.

In Depth Information on OSTIGARD 200MG/50MG CAPSULE

Expert advice for Celecoxib

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Celecoxib 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.
  • Celecoxib 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.

Expert advice for Diacerein

  • Do not take diacerein, if you are allergic to diacerein or any of the other ingredient.
  • Consult your doctor before using diacerein, if you have a history of any kidney problems; liver disease; chronic inflammatory conditions of the gut; or any dehydration problems.
  • Avoid using diacerein, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for OSTIGARD 200MG/50MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ostigard 200mg/50mg 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get a
ffected symptoms like dizziness, vertigo.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal functi
on. contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for OSTIGARD 200MG/50MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for 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
Q. 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.
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Frequently asked questions for Diacerein

Q. 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
Q. Is diacerein a steroid or painkiller?
Diacerein is not a steroid or pain killer
Q. What is diacerein with a glucosamine tab?
Diacerein is sometimes sold in combination with glucosamine for treating symptoms of osteoarthritis.
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