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Ribox 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Ribox 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ribox Tablet


Uses of Ribox Tablet

Ribox 50mg Tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, muscle pain, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

Ribox Tablet side effects


Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Gastritis, Edema, Constipation, Palpitations, Heartburn, Flatulence, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Increased blood pressure, Dyspepsia.


How to use Ribox 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. Ribox 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ribox Tablet works

Ribox 50mg 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).

In Depth Information on Ribox Tablet

Expert advice for Ribox Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Ribox 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.
  • Ribox 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.
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Ribox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ribox Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ribox 50mg 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.
No information is available on the use of Ribox 50mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Ribox 50mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Ribox 50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ribox 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Ribox 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ribox 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ribox 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ribox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rofecoxib

Ribox is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
No, Ribox is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Ribox belongs to a group of medicines called COX-2 selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by inhibiting certain chemical called prostaglandin which is responsible for pain and inflammation.
Ribox interacts with these medicines
Taking Ribox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ribox with Nimesulide
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nicip, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Orthobid, Novolid, Mesulid, Nimica, Nimotas CD
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