Retro 90 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Retro Tablet
Retro 90 mg Tablet is used for pain relief. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.
Retro Tablet side effects
Common
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Peripheral edema
  • Flatulence
How to use Retro 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. Retro 90 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Retro Tablet works
Retro 90 mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) called COX-2 inhibitors. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Retro Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Retro 90 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Retro 90 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Retro 90 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Retro 90 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Retro 90 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Retro 90 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Retro 90 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Retro 90 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Retro 90 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

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  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Retro 90 mg Tablet may cause fewer stomach problems as compared with other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It can also affect kidneys or cause permanent kidney damage if taken for a long time.
  • Retro 90 mg Tablet can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Retro with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Retro

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Body balencing issue cognitive impairment memory problem severe retro orbital pain mood problem from 7 years
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Stress cause chemical response in brain with number of physical and psychological effects. Acute stress can trigger of anxiety and long term stress, even if it is low intensity can cause permanent changes. Your heart, muscles, nervous system, immunity, all get affected. Fatigue, lethargy, muscle aches and pains, lack of enthusiasm, irritability and sleep disturbance may occur. Lifestyle malfunction result and social and interpersonal health suffer. Psychotropic medicines correct those chemical responses so that impact of stress is lower. Additional psychotherapy helps develop better coping. For further information, you may go through the following link- http://drjyotikapoor.com/2015/01/26/stress-its-effects-on-our-body-and-mind/
I have Heal pain problem since last three years. Treatment from many orthopedic surgeon but no relief from it. Take two injections, 1) local anesthesia, 2) steroid. Please guide me to do further treatment.Attached x ray n USG
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
USG findings suggest Retro-calcaneal bursitis Please avoid wearing foot wear which rub of touch on the affected area Do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Flotrip-plus thrice daily and Tab Tendocare twice daily for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. Is Retro a narcotic?
No. Retro is not a narcotic. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID).
Q. Is Retro a painkiller?
Yes. It is a pain killer. It belongs to the class of medications known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
Q. What is the difference between Retro and celecoxib?
Both Retro and celecoxib are the medicines which inhibit an enzyme COX-2 (Cyclooxygenase-2) causes pain and inflammation. However, according to the research studies, Retro is better than celecoxib in terms of effectiveness.
Q. How to differentiate Retro and ibuprofen?
Retro is a Selective Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor which is an enzyme responsible for pain and inflammation but ibuprofen in a non-selective COX inhibitor which has more gastric side effects like gastric ulceration as compared to Retro.
Q. Can warfarin be used with Retro?
No. Retro should be avoided with warfarin as they both lead to increase in bleeding tendencies. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the medications. If given together then the therapy should be monitored closely.
Q. Can I use Retro for hypertension?
No. Retro is a pain killer. It should be avoided in hypertension as it can lead to failure of the antihypertensive therapy and there is increased risk of fluid retention and oedema.
Q. Can a patient of diabetes use Retro?
Normally painkillers are to be avoided in a patient with diabetes. Retro can increase the risk of kidney failure when given in a patient of diabetes with compromised renal function. Inform your doctor if you have diabetes before starting Retro.
Q. Can I take Retro along with Thiocolchicoside?
Yes. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is given in combination with Retro but it is not approved. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Q. How to differentiate Retro and meloxicam?
Meloxicam causes gastric toxicity and can lead to black stools due to bleeding whereas Retro is comparatively safer for the gastric mucosa. Retro has cardiovascular (heart attack and stroke) side effects.
Q. Can I take diclofenac along with Retro?
Both are pain killers. If they are taken together it increases the chances of side effects so better consult your doctor before starting them.
Q. Can I take paracetamol with Retro?
Yes. They can be taken together but it increases the chances of liver damage. It can only be taken after consultation with your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.
Q. Can I take pregabalin with Retro?
Yes. They can be taken together but you need to consult your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.
Q. Can I take tramadol along with Retro?
Yes. They can be taken together but you need to consult your doctor before starting any of these medications or in combination.
Q. Can acenocoumarol be taken along with Retro?
No. Retro should be avoided with acenocoumarol as they both lead to increase in bleeding tendencies. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of the medications. If given together then the therapy should be monitored closely.
Q. How is naproxen different from Retro?
Naproxen is a non-selective Cyclooxygenase (COX) blocker whereas Retro is a selective COX-2 blocker. Retro has lesser gastric side effects. In research studies, Retro has been found to have better effectiveness but the side effects are more.
Q. How is etodolac different from Retro?
Etodolac and Retro both are COX-2 inhibitors, an enzyme associated with the pain and inflammation but the COX-1 selectivity for etodolac is more as compared to Retro.
Q. What is the contraindication for Retro?
Contraindications with Retro are allergy or hypersensitivity, heart disease, high blood pressure, renal failure, gastric ulceration, history of stroke, pregnancy, lactation and severe liver dysfunction.
Q. Can I use Retro for allergy?
No. Retro is not to be taken in a case of allergy.
Q. Can I use Retro for chest pain?
No. Retro is absolutely contraindicated in chest pain. Immediately consult your doctor if you have a chest pain.
Q. Can I use Retro for inflammation?
Yes. Retro can be used for inflammation. It helps to reduce the inflammation and pain associated with inflammation. Retro is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.
Q. Can tonsillitis be treated with Retro?
No. Tonsillitis is caused due to infections in the tonsils which is most commonly by the bacteria. Antibiotics are used to treat tonsillitis. Retro is a pain killer and can be used only to reduce the pain associated with tonsillitis but only with a prescription of a doctor.
Q. Can tendonitis be treated with Retro?
Yes. Retro can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the tendonitis. Retro is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.
Q. Can I use Retro for pain?
Yes. Retro can be used for pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Retro is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.
Q. Can I use Retro in fever?
No. Retro is a pain killer. It is not a medicine to be taken for fever.
Q. Can I use Retro in sciatica?
Yes. Retro can be used to decrease the pain but it does not cure the condition. Sciatica is a disease which is caused due to problems in the nerve and vertebral column. Retro acts as a pain killer and only decreases the pain. Consult your doctor if you are diagnosed with sciatica for proper treatment.
Q. Can I use Retro for arthritis and pain management?
Yes. Retro can be used for arthritis and pain management. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition. Retro is associated with a lot of side effects so it is to give in shortest duration possible and the lowest effective daily dose.
Q. Can I use Retro for ankylosing spondylitis?
Yes. Retro can be used for ankylosing spondylitis. It helps to decrease the pain and reduces the inflammation associated with the condition.
Q. Can I take Retro for a sore throat?
Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Retro is a pain killer so it can be given in cases of throat pain associated with it but only under the prescription of a doctor.
Q. Can I take Retro for a migraine?
Retro is a pain killer but it is not approved for the treatment of pain associated with a migraine.
Q. Can dental pain be treated with Retro?
Yes. Retro can be given in the dental pain as shown by the research studies. It is mostly recommended for Postoperative dental surgery pain. Do consult your doctor and inform if any ongoing medicines before starting Retro.
Q. Can I take Retro for gout treatment?
Retro can be given for acute gout as shown by the research studies. It provides relief by decreasing the pain and inflammation associated with gout.
Q. Can I take oral contraceptives with Retro?
When oral contraceptives and Retro is given, there are increased levels of oestrogen in the body which can lead to oestrogen related side effects like clots in a deep leg vein. So if at all Retro is prescribed by a doctor do inform you are taking oral contraceptive.
Q. Can I take methotrexate with Retro?
Blood levels of methotrexate is increased when it is given with Retro. Proper monitoring of the blood levels and adequate dose adjustments are required if they are prescribed together.
Q. Can I take lithium with Retro?
Retro decrease lithium renal excretion and therefore increase lithium plasma levels. If necessary, monitor blood lithium closely and adjust the lithium dosage while the combination is being taken.
Q. Can I take Retro with tacrolimus?
No. You should avoid Retro with tacrolimus. It increases the risk of kidney damage by many folds when these two are given together.
Q. Can I take Retro for osteoarthritis?
Yes, you can take Retro for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease and Retro may help in reducing the pain associated with the disease.
Q. Can I take Retro in heart disease?
No, you should not take Retro if you have heart disease or increased risk of heart disease. Retro increases the risk of heart attack, stroke and hypertension. Inform your doctor if you have heart disease before you start taking Retro.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 2nd Nov 2018.
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