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Roflam 25 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Roflam Tablet

Roflam Tablet side effects

Common
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Indigestion
  • Peripheral edema

How to use Roflam Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Roflam 25 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Roflam Tablet works

Roflam 25 mg Tablet 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).

Roflam Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Roflam 25 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Roflam 25 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Roflam 25 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Roflam 25 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Roflam 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Roflam 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roflam 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Roflam 25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Roflam 25 mg Tablet 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 Roflam 25 mg Tablet if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Roflam 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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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Roflam

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Dear doctor my wife is 4 month pregnant since afternoon she is suffering from head ache , can you please suggest me what should be done
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
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Tablet Crocin pain relief can. E given
Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. Is Roflam deadly?

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

Q. Is Roflam a narcotic?

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

Q. How does Roflam work?

Roflam 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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