Proxym-XT Tablet

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Introduction

Proxym-XT Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to reduce pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis. It may also be used to relieve fever, muscle pain, back pain, toothache, or pain in the ear and throat.

Proxym-XT Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, heartburn, and diarrhea. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help you with ways to reduce or prevent the side effects.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, liver, or have stomach ulcers. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Proxym-XT Tablet

Benefits of Proxym-XT Tablet

In Pain relief

Proxym-XT Tablet relieves pain, reduce swelling and ease inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondolytis. It also helps to manage short term symptoms such as muscle and back pain, toothache, or pain in the ear and throat if taken when the first sign of pain occurs. It works by reducing substances in the body that causes pain and swelling. Proxym-XT Tablet also reduces fever associated with various painful conditions. Proxym-XT Tablet works quickly, usually within a few hours. Take it as prescribed by the doctor.

Side effects of Proxym-XT Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Proxym-XT

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

How to use Proxym-XT 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. Proxym-XT Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Proxym-XT Tablet works

Proxym-XT Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Etodolac and Paracetamol. These medicines work by blocking the action of chemical messengers responsible for pain, fever and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Proxym-XT Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Proxym-XT Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Proxym-XT Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Proxym-XT Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Proxym-XT Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Proxym-XT 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Proxym-XT Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Proxym-XT Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Proxym-XT Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Proxym-XT Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Proxym-XT Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine for relieving pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Proxym-XT Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

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Patient concerns

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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
Vipul Aggarwal
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
My mother has rheumatoid arthritis and she is prescribed with mext 7.5 f with proxym 300 shall she continue taking these tablets and can she take Etova 300mg instead of proxym 300
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Etova will be better Add tab Saaz 500mg twice daily
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FAQs

Q. Will Proxym-XT Tablet be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can the use of Proxym-XT Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Proxym-XT Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Proxym-XT Tablet?

The use of Proxym-XT Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. It should also be avoided in patients with known allergy to other painkillers. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Proxym-XT Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: March, 2024

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