ROFICA 1% GEL

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Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for ROFICA 1% GEL

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
BANNED FOR SALE
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Substitutes for ROFICA GEL

OZEX 1% GEL
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Medicine Overview of ROFICA GEL

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Uses of ROFICA GEL

Rofica 1% gel is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, myalgia, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.
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Side effects of ROFICA GEL

Common

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

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How to use ROFICA 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 ROFICA GEL works

Rofica 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 ROFICA GEL

Expert advice for ROFICA GEL

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Rofecoxib 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.
  • Rofecoxib 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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Warnings
Special precautions for ROFICA 1% GEL
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rofica 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ROFICA 1% GEL

Frequently asked questions for Rofecoxib

Q. Is rofecoxib deadly?
Rofecoxib is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
Q. Is rofecoxib a narcotic?
No, rofecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
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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