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Paroxib 40 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Paroxib Injection

Paroxib Injection side effects

Common
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Paroxib Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Paroxib Injection works

Paroxib 40 mg Injection 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 for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Paroxib Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Paroxib 40 mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Paroxib 40 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Paroxib 40 mg Injection during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Paroxib 40 mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Paroxib 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paroxib 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Paroxib 40 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Paroxib 40 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Paroxib 40 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Paroxib 40 mg Injection 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 Paroxib 40 mg Injection if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Paroxib with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Paroxib

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I have frozen shoulder after stroke. What to do
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Intra articluar injection can be given for pain relief
I am suffering from tennis elbow for last 2 months please give guidance about it.Its on my left hand knee.Doctor suggest me to take completely ten days and give me some medicines and tube.He says me it's a very long time treatment.please give guidance how to kill tennis elbow complentely
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Dont do anythin that causes painStart with eccenteric loading exercisesIf no relief within 3 weeks consider an injection
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FAQs

Q. What is Paroxib used for?

Paroxib is used in adults for short term treatment of pain after surgery

Q. How does Paroxib work?

Paroxib belongs to class of medications called cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the enzyme COX-2 that reduces the formation of chemicals called prostaglandins in the body, thereby reducing pain and inflammation.

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