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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Vegadol 25mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Vegadol 25mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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    Rofecoxib(25 mg)

    Uses

    Vegadol 25mg tablet is used in pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout
    It should be used in patients of 16 years of age and older.

    How it works

    Vegadol 25mg tablet blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects

    Headache, Stomach pain, Edema, Dizziness, Constipation, Increased blood pressure, Palpitations, Arrhythmia

    SUBSTITUTES FOR VEGADOL

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    • FLEXIB 25 MG TABLET
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      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 3.08/tablet
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      Rs. 30.77
      pay 9% more per tablet
    • MOBYLE 25MG TABLET
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      Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 2.31/tablet
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      Rs. 23.06
      save 18% more per tablet
    • ACROBAT 25MG TABLET
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      Merck Ltd
      Rs. 2.82/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 28.21
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    • ROFEFLASH 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Novartis India Ltd
      Rs. 3.08/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 30.77
      pay 9% more per tablet
    • MCROFY 25MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 4.52/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 45.23
      pay 60% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR VEGADOL

    • Inform your doctor before taking the drug if you are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs.
    • Stop taking rofecoxib and seek immediate medical attention if you develop: abdominal pain, tenderness, or discomfort; nausea; blood in your vomit; bloody, black, or tarry stools; unexplained weight gain; swelling or water retention; fatigue or lethargy; a skin rash; itching; yellowing of your skin or eyes; or unusual bruising or bleeding.
    • Tell your doctor if you have asthma, stomach problems such as ulcers or bleeding, kidney disease, liver disease, angina (chest pain), heart attack, or a blocked artery in the heart, heart failure, high blood pressure.

    Frequently asked questions FOR VEGADOL

    Rofecoxib

    Q.

    Is rofecoxib a narcotic?
    No, rofecoxib is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

    Q.

    Is rofecoxib deadly?
    Rofecoxib is relatively safe if used as prescribed. In case of any side-effects, please consult your doctor

    Q.

    How does rofecoxib work?
    Rofecoxib 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)