Tantum Gel

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Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Tantum 5% w/w Gel

Primarily used for

Muscle pain
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20 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Tantum Gel

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Uses of Tantum Gel

Tantum Gel is used in the treatment of muscle pain.
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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.
  • Tantum 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.
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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
No information is available on the use of Tantum Gel during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Tantum Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Tantum Gel is probably safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tantum Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Tantum Gel is probably safe to use in patients with liver di
sease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tantum Gel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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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

No, Tantum 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
No, it does not contain Tantum.

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Substitutes for Tantum

No substitutes found for this medicine
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