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Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup

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Overview

Introduction of Rofixx Syrup

Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup is a pain relieving medicine. It alleviates pain, inflammation and stiffness in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and certain forms of juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. It is also used for treating migraine and menstrual pain.

Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

Flu-like symptoms, indigestion, stomach pain and diarrhea are some of the side effects that might be seen with this medicine. It may cause dizziness and fatigue. You should not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you. It is potentially unsafe to take it during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach ulcers, heart diseases, high blood pressure and liver or kidney disease.

Uses of Rofixx Syrup

Rofixx Syrup side effects

Common
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Indigestion
  • Peripheral edema

How to use Rofixx Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rofixx Syrup works

Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup 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 for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Rofixx Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup 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 Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup 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 Rofixx 12.5 mg Syrup if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rofixx with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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FAQs

Q. Is Rofixx deadly?

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

Q. Is Rofixx a narcotic?

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

Q. How does Rofixx work?

Rofixx 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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