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Proxym ER 200 Tablet

Prescription Required


Uses of Proxym Tablet PR

Proxym Tablet PR side effects

  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn

How to use Proxym Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Proxym ER 200 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Proxym Tablet PR works

Proxym ER 200 Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Proxym Tablet PR related warnings

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Proxym ER 200 Tablet. Taking Etodolac with alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Proxym ER 200 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Proxym ER 200 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Proxym ER 200 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Proxym ER 200 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Proxym ER 200 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.
There is limited information available on the use of Proxym ER 200 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Proxym ER 200 Tablet to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Proxym ER 200 Tablet as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Proxym 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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Proxym

Suffering from Frozen shoulder. Undergoing physiotherapy treatment, however having sever pain due to exercise and movements, sleeplessness due to pains. Can I take Proxym XT s(+) Etodolac 200 mg and Paracetamol 325 mg for pain releif and if yes then please suggest the dosage
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Yes you can take the medicines but that should not be taken for long days as they have a side-effectThe mainstay of the treatment is physiotherapy and if there is no improvement then the next up is to put an injection into the shoulder joint which gives relief from the pain
Having pain and swelling in both feet for several years and not able to walk comfortably. Sometimes loose balance on feet. Doctors says arthritis. Medicines tried in allopathy, homeopathy for several years but no improvement. currently taking grip fit and proxym 200. Please advise.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Get a Digital x-ray done of both knees AP-view in standing position and share it
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Q. Is Proxym safe?

Proxym is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Proxym controlled substance?

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

Q. Is Proxym an antibiotic?

No, Proxym belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation

Q. Can I take Proxym for headache, toothache and back pain?

Yes, Proxym can be taken for headache, toothache and back pain. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use

Q. Can I take Proxym with Aleve (naproxen)/naproxen/meloxicam/ Vicodine (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone)/aspirin?

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

Q. Can I take Proxym with flexeril?

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

Q. Can I take Proxym for headaches?

Yes, Proxym is a painkiller and can be used for headaches

Q. Does Proxym make you sleepy/high?

Yes, Proxym may make you feel sleepy. It is not known if it makes one feel high

Q. Does Proxym cause constipation and weight gain?

Proxym is not known to cause constipation and weight gain

Q. Is Proxym a muscle relaxer?

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

Q. Does Proxym expire?

All Proxym formulations have an expiry date. Read the expiry information on the product package

Q. Does Proxym have aspirin/ acetaminophen?

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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