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ROFF 25MG INJECTION

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Composition for ROFF

Rofecoxib(25 mg)

food interaction for ROFF

alcohol interaction for ROFF

pregnancy interaction for ROFF

lactation interaction for ROFF

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Roff 25mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Roff 25mg injection 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ROFF

Rofecoxib(25 mg)

Uses

Roff 25mg injection is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, menstrual pain and migraine

How it works

Roff 25mg injection 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.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Abnormal liver function tests, Headache, Heart attack, Heartburn, Hepatitis (viral infection of liver), Increased blood pressure, Renal disorder, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Bloating, Vomiting

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Expert advice for ROFF

  • Inform your doctor before taking the drug if you are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs.
  • Stop taking rofecoxib and seek immediate medical attention if you develop: abdominal pain, tenderness, or discomfort; nausea; blood in your vomit; bloody, black, or tarry stools; unexplained weight gain; swelling or water retention; fatigue or lethargy; a skin rash; itching; yellowing of your skin or eyes; or unusual bruising or bleeding.
  • Tell your doctor if you have asthma, stomach problems such as ulcers or bleeding, kidney disease, liver disease, angina (chest pain), heart attack, or a blocked artery in the heart, heart failure, high blood pressure.

Frequently asked questions for ROFF

Rofecoxib

Q.Is rofecoxib a narcotic?
No, rofecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

Q.Is rofecoxib deadly?
Rofecoxib is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor

Q.How does rofecoxib work?
Rofecoxib 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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 20 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)