PROXYM MR TABLET

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Primarily used for

Fever, muscle relaxation, headache
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹21.87/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for PROXYM MR

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Medicine Overview of PROXYM MR TABLET

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Uses of Etodolac

Etodolac is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Etodolac

Common

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

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How to use Etodolac

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.

How PROXYM MR TABLET works

Etodolac 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).
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Uses of Thiocolchicoside

Thiocolchicoside is used for muscle relaxation.
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Side effects of Thiocolchicoside

Common

Decreased blood pressure, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Abdominal cramp, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Influenza like symptoms, Diarrhoea, Abdominal bloating.

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How to use Thiocolchicoside

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.

How PROXYM MR TABLET works

Thiocolchicoside works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on PROXYM MR TABLET

Expert advice for Etodolac

  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • 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.
  • Etodolac 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.

Expert advice for Thiocolchicoside

  • Thiocolchicoside can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Thiocolchicoside, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for PROXYM MR 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 mr 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 mr tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients experiencing undesirable effects like dizziness, d
rowsiness should not drive or use machines.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for PROXYM MR TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Etodolac

Q. Is etodolac safe?
Etodolac is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is etodolac controlled substance?
No, etodolac 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 etodolac an antibiotic?
No, etodolac belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Q. Can I take etodolac for headache, toothache and back pain?
Yes, etodolac 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 etodolac 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 etodolac 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 etodolac with flexeril?
Yes, flexeril is a muscle relaxant. You may be given etodolac 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 etodolac for headaches?
Yes, etodolac is a painkiller and can be used for headaches
Q. Does etodolac make you sleepy/high?
Yes, etodolac may make you feel sleepy. It is not known if it makes one feel high
Q. Does etodolac cause constipation and weight gain?
Etodolac is not known to cause constipation and weight gain
Q. Is etodolac a muscle relaxer?
No, etodolac is not known to cause muscle relaxation. Etodolac belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Q. Does etodolac expire?
All etodolac formulations have an expiry date. Read the expiry information on the product package
Q. Does etodolac have aspirin/ acetaminophen?
No, etodolac does not have aspirin/ acetaminophen. Etodolac 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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Frequently asked questions for Thiocolchicoside

Q. Is thiocolchicoside a steroid?
No, thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.
Q. Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?
Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.
Q. What is thiocolchicoside?
Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is used in adults and adolescents from 16 years onwards as an add-on treatment for painful muscular contractions. It is to be used for acute conditions related to the spinal column.
Q. Is thiocolchicoside safe?
Thiocolchicoside is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. Recently, there have been reports that one of the products formed in the body when taking thiocolchicoside at high doses may cause damage to the some cells which could be a risk factor for cancer, harm to unborn child and impairment of male fertility. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Q. How does thiocolchicoside works?
Thiocochicoside works by acting on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.
Q. Is thiocolchicoside safe in pregnancy?
Use of thiocolchicoside is not considered to be safe during pregnancy. it must not be used during entire pregnancy period. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed this medicine during pregnancy or you are planning for the same. Its use is not advised in women of childbearing age especially if they are not taking any contraceptive measures also.
Q. Is thiocolchicoside safe in lactation?
Use of thiocolchicoside is not considered safe during lactation (breastfeeding). Please consult your doctor if you are advised to take this medicine and you are breastfeeding the baby.
Q. Is thiocolchicoside addictive?
No, thiocolchicoside does not have any addiction potential.
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