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PRAXIS 40MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR PRAXIS

Parecoxib(40 mg)

food interaction for PRAXIS

alcohol interaction for PRAXIS

pregnancy interaction for PRAXIS

lactation interaction for PRAXIS

medicine interaction for PRAXIS

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Praxis 40mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Praxis 40mg 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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    Parecoxib(40 mg)

    Uses

    Praxis 40mg injection is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

    How it works

    Praxis 40mg 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, Edema, Heartburn, Gastritis, Increased blood pressure, Dizziness, Palpitations, Constipation, Flatulence, Dyspepsia, Diarrhoea

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PRAXIS

    7 Substitutes
    7 Substitutes
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    • PROCREVAL 40MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 33.03/ML of injection
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      Rs. 66.07
      save 50% more per ML of injection
    • SUPERIN 40MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Neon Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 65.66/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 65.66
      save 1% more per injection
    • VALDIN P 40MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 67.60/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 67.60
      pay 2% more per injection
    • VALTO P 40MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Abbott India Ltd
      Rs. 66.25/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 66.25
      same price
    • VALUS-P 40 MG INJECTION
      (2 ML injection in vial)
      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 32.50/ML of injection
      generic_icon
      Rs. 65
      save 51% more per ML of injection

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    Expert advice FOR PRAXIS

    • Parecoxib can make you dizzy, it is advised not to drive or use heavy machinery until you feel better.
    • Do not take parecoxib and consult your doctor if you have any of the following medical condition: bleeding, ulcer or perforation of gastrointestinal tract, diabetes, angina (chest pain), blood clots, fever, raised cholesterol, high blood pressure, fluid retention (edema), liver or kidney disease.
    • Avoid smoking while on parecoxib treatment.
    • Do not start parecoxib and consult your doctor if you are dehydrated or unable to drink fluids, are planning to become pregnant or are ?6 months pregnant.
    • Stop taking parecoxib if you suffer from rash or ulceration in any part of body or suffer from allergic reaction (difficulty breathing, skin rash, swelling of tongue, face or lips which may lead to wheezing), blistering or peeling of skin, jaundice, or if you have signs of stomach or intestinal bleeding (vomiting blood or passing a black or blood stained stool).

    Frequently asked questions FOR PRAXIS

    Parecoxib

    Q.

    What is parecoxib used for?
    Parecoxib is used in adults for short term treatment of pain after surgery

    Q.

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