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Ozex 1 % Gel


Overview

Uses of Ozex Gel

Ozex 1 % Gel is used for pain relief.

Ozex Gel side effects

Common
  • Burning sensation
  • Skin irritation

How to use Ozex Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Ozex Gel works

Ozex 1 % Gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) on the skin.

Ozex Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ozex 1 % Gel 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ozex 1 % Gel during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Ozex 1 % Gel helps relieve pain and inflammation.
  • It may cause fewer stomach problems as compared to other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Regularly monitor your blood pressure while taking this medicine, particularly in the first two weeks after starting treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
  • During long-term treatment, your doctor may want to take regular blood tests to monitor your liver function.
  • Do not take Ozex 1 % Gel if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ozex

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I m suffering from pain in my ribs after 2 days when i met an accident last week. the pain occur at bed time and sneezing. I am taking etogesic ER 1BD. CEFOZYT CV 1BD. AND NEUROTRAT LM 1 OD but not getting desired result.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
For pain relief take Tab Ultracet twice daily for 5 days
How to reduce swelling and itching after bee stung
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, take tab Cetrizine 1 tab now. Also apply calosoft lotion over the bee sting for pain relief.
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FAQs

Q. Is Ozex deadly?

Ozex is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Ozex a narcotic?

No, Ozex is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

Q. How does Ozex work?

Ozex 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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