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Rofica 1 % Gel

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Rofica Gel

Rofica Gel side effects

Common
  • Burning sensation
  • Skin irritation

How to use Rofica Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Rofica Gel works

Rofica 1 % Gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) on the skin.

Rofica Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rofica 1 % Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rofica 1 % Gel during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

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Expert Advice

  • Rofica 1 % Gel helps relieve pain and inflammation.
  • It may cause fewer stomach problems as compared to other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It may cause dizziness and fatigue. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while on treatment with this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Regularly monitor your blood pressure while taking this medicine, particularly in the first two weeks after starting treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
  • During long-term treatment, your doctor may want to take regular blood tests to monitor your liver function.
  • Do not take Rofica 1 % Gel if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Rofica deadly?

Rofica is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Rofica a narcotic?

No, Rofica is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

Q. How does Rofica work?

Rofica 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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