TANTUM GEL

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Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for TANTUM 5% W/W GEL

Primarily used for

Myalgia
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20 GM in 1 tube
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Substitutes for TANTUM

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of TANTUM GEL

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Uses of TANTUM GEL

Tantum gel is used in the treatment of myalgia.
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Side effects of TANTUM GEL

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use TANTUM 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 TANTUM GEL works

Tantum gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on TANTUM GEL

Expert advice for TANTUM GEL

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Benzydamine can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Warnings
Special precautions for TANTUM GEL
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tantum gel is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. 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
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Benzydamine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for TANTUM 5% W/W GEL

Frequently asked questions for Benzydamine

Q. Is benzydamine over the counter?
No, benzydamine is not available over-the-counter. It is sold only upon a prescription by a registered medical practitioner
Q. Does benzydamine contain alcohol/penicillin?
Yes, benzydamine contains 96% ethanol
Q. Does listerine contain benzydamine?
No, it does not contain benzydamine.

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