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food interaction for OZEX

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pregnancy interaction for OZEX

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ozex 25mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ozex 25mg injection 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Rofecoxib(25 mg)

    Uses

    Ozex 25mg injection is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, joint pain (arthralgia), muscle pain (myalgia), pain during menstruation and post operative pain

    How it works

    Ozex 25mg injection blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR OZEX

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    • ROFEJET 25MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Themis Medicare Ltd
      Rs. 10.38/ML of injection
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      Rs. 20.75
      save 54% more per ML of injection
    • ROFF 25MG INJECTION
      (1 ML injection in vial)
      Unichem Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 23/ML of injection
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      Rs. 23
      pay 3% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR OZEX

    • Inform your doctor before taking the drug if you are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs.
    • Stop taking rofecoxib and seek immediate medical attention if you develop: abdominal pain, tenderness, or discomfort; nausea; blood in your vomit; bloody, black, or tarry stools; unexplained weight gain; swelling or water retention; fatigue or lethargy; a skin rash; itching; yellowing of your skin or eyes; or unusual bruising or bleeding.
    • Tell your doctor if you have asthma, stomach problems such as ulcers or bleeding, kidney disease, liver disease, angina (chest pain), heart attack, or a blocked artery in the heart, heart failure, high blood pressure.

    Frequently asked questions FOR OZEX

    Rofecoxib

    Q.

    Is rofecoxib a narcotic?
    No, rofecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

    Q.

    Is rofecoxib deadly?
    Rofecoxib is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor

    Q.

    How does rofecoxib work?
    Rofecoxib 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)