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Rofibax 1% Gel

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Medicine Overview of Rofibax Gel


Uses of Rofibax Gel

Rofibax 1% Gel is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, muscle pain, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

Rofibax Gel side effects


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


How to use Rofibax Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Rofibax Gel works

Rofibax 1% Gel 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 Rofibax Gel

Expert advice for Rofibax Gel

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Rofibax 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.
  • Rofibax 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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Rofibax Gel related warnings
Special precautions for Rofibax Gel
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Rofibax 1% Gel 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 Rofibax 1% Gel during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Rofibax 1% Gel 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 Rofibax 1% Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rofibax 1% Gel is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Rofibax 1% Gel should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rofibax 1% Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rofibax 1% Gel is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Rofibax Gel

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Rofibax is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
No, Rofibax is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Rofibax 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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