Ozex 1% Gel

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Medicine Overview of Ozex Gel

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Uses of Ozex Gel

Ozex 1% Gel is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, muscle pain, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.
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Side effects of Ozex Gel

Common

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

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How to use Ozex Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Ozex Gel works

Ozex 1% gel 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 Ozex Gel

Expert advice for Ozex Gel

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Ozex 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.
  • Ozex 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Ozex 1% Gel
Alcohol
No interaction found
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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ozex 1% Gel during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Ozex 1% Gel alters the ability to dr
ive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Ozex 1% Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ozex 1% Gel is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ozex 1% Gel should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ozex 1% Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Ozex 1% Gel is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ozex 1% Gel

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Ozex is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
No, Ozex is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
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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