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Oxin MR Capsule


Overview

Introduction

Oxin MR Capsule is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of pain due to muscle spasm. It improves the movement of muscles and provides relief from pain and discomfort associated with muscle spasms.

Oxin MR Capsule should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Using of this medicine can cause some common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset, sleepiness, weakness, and increased liver enzymes. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these side effects.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, or liver. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Oxin MR Capsule

Side effects of Oxin MR Capsule

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Weakness
  • Sleepiness
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Oxin MR Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Oxin MR Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Oxin MR Capsule works

Oxin MR Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Nimesulide and Tizanidine which relieve muscle pain. Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Tizanidine is a muscle relaxant. It works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Oxin MR Capsule.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oxin MR Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oxin MR Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Oxin MR Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oxin MR Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oxin MR Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Oxin MR Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

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Severe neck n shoulder pain due to spasm . Spasm increases when i move neck. Pain was suddenly increased Also i have taken flexon mr tablet I cannot lift my neck when i lie on the bed
Vipul Aggarwal
Very common problem with ppl who sit for long time and use lot of mobile or laptop and when vitamin d level are lowMost commin in ppl working in IT sectorGet vitamin d checkedAnd start with cervical isometric exercisesU will be fine in a weekDont take pain killersFor more than 3-4 days
Is acceclowoc-mr tablet can be taken whole life to relieve pain or suggest pain killer, muscle relaxant
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
No pain killer can be taken whole life, u need to remove the problem
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References
  1. MedIndia. Nimesulide+Tizanidine. [Accessed on 25 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicne Agency. Nimesulide; 2004. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Tizanidine. Ardsley, New York: Acorda Therapeutics Inc.; 1996 [revised 2013]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 20191] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. ScienceDirect. Nimesulide. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. Tizanidine. Hawthorne, New York: Acorda Therapeutics Inc.; 2006]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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