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Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Vegadol Tablet


Uses of Vegadol Tablet

Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet is used in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, arthralgia, muscle pain, pain during menstruation and post operative pain.

Vegadol Tablet side effects


Abdominal pain, Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Gastritis, Edema, Constipation, Palpitations, Heartburn, Flatulence, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Increased blood pressure, Dyspepsia.


How to use Vegadol 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. Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Vegadol Tablet works

Vegadol 12.5mg 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 pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Vegadol Tablet

Expert advice for Vegadol Tablet

  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • Vegadol may cause fewer stomach problems as compared with other NSAIDs like Ibuprofen or Naproxen.
  • It can also affect kidneys or cause permanent kidney damage if taken for a long time.
  • Vegadol can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Vegadol Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Vegadol Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Vegadol 12.5mg 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.
No information is available on the use of Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Vegadol 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Vegadol Tablet

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Vegadol is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor
No, Vegadol is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Vegadol 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.
Vegadol interacts with these medicines
Taking Vegadol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vegadol with Nimesulide
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nicip, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Orthobid, Novolid, Mesulid, Nimica, Nimotas CD
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