Proxym 200mg Tablet

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Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Proxym 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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163.9
₹16.39/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Proxym Tablet

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Uses of Proxym Tablet

Proxym 200mg Tablet is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, muscle pain, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Proxym Tablet

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Proxym Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Proxym 200mg Tablet with food.

How Proxym Tablet works

Proxym 200mg tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Proxym Tablet

Expert advice for Proxym Tablet

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Proxym can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Proxym 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Etodolac with alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Proxym 200mg Tablet 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
CAUTION
Proxym 200mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Proxym 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affec
t your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Proxym 200mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Proxym 200mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Proxym
200mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, Anze 5mg Tablet, Elrik 5mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Proxym 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Etodolac

Proxym is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Proxym is not a controlled substance
Q. Is etodolac better than ibuprofen?
Etodolac belongs to the same class of medicines like ibuprofen. The effects of both are comparable
Q. Is etodolac like/ same as ibuprofen?
Etodolac also belongs to a group of medicines called NSAID like ibuprofen and has the same effect as ibuprofen in treating pain and inflammation
No, Proxym belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Yes, Proxym can be taken for headache, toothache and back pain. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use
Aleve (naproxen)/naproxen/meloxicam/Vicodine (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone)/aspirin are all drugs that belong to the same group of medicines as Proxym i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and therefore, concomitant use of two or more NSAIDs (including aspirin) may increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Can I take etodolac with hydrocodone/ tramadol/oxycodone?
Hydrocodone/ tramadol/oxycodone also have pain relief (analgesic) action. Concomitant use with etodolac provides additive pain relief in severely painful conditions like post-surgical pain; however the combination may also increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Yes, flexeril is a muscle relaxant. You may be given Proxym with flexeril for painful muscle conditions. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Can I take etodolac with prednisolone/prednisone?
No, prednisone/ prednisolone is a corticosteroid (used to treat inflammation). Coadministration of etodolac with corticosteroids may increase risk of gastrointestinal ulceration or bleeding
Yes, Proxym is a painkiller and can be used for headaches
Yes, Proxym may make you feel sleepy. It is not known if it makes one feel high
Proxym is not known to cause constipation and weight gain
No, Proxym is not known to cause muscle relaxation. Proxym belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
All Proxym formulations have an expiry date. Read the expiry information on the product package
No, Proxym does not have aspirin/ acetaminophen. Proxym is active molecule similar to aspirin and both belong to same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). All the three medicines are used to relieve pain. Acetaminophen is also used to bring down the fever.
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