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ZYCEL 200 MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 157.70 for 1 strip(s) (10 capsules each)
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Composition for ZYCEL

Celecoxib(200 mg)

Drug interaction for ZYCEL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with this medicine.
SAFE
It is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus. The potential benefits may warrant the use in pregnant women despite potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ZYCEL

Celecoxib(200 mg)

Uses

Zycel 200 mg capsule is used to treat the pain and swelling of joints associated with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.

How it works

Zycel 200 mg capsule is a pain killer belongs to a category of drugs called as COX-2 inhibitors. It inhibits the formation of chemicals called prostaglandins, which is responsible for causing pain and inflammation, thereby reducing the pain and swelling symptoms.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Flatulence, Abdominal bloating, Bruise, Bleeding, Cold symptoms, Nasal congestion, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Increased blood pressure, Myocardial infarction, Sore throat, Weight gain

SUBSTITUTES for ZYCEL

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  • CELEDOL 200 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Ipca Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 5.15/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 51.50
    save 67% more per capsule
  • CELACT 200 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 8.58/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 85.78
    save 46% more per capsule
  • COBIX 200 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 7.35/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 73.50
    save 53% more per capsule
  • REVIBRA 200MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 7.11/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 71.08
    save 55% more per capsule
  • CELIB 200MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Unichem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 6.66/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 66.60
    save 58% more per capsule

Expert advice for ZYCEL

  • Do not take celecoxib, if you are allergic to celecoxib or to any other content in the medicine or to ‘Sulfonamide’ class of antibiotics.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have ulcers or bleeding in your stomach or intestines; asthma, breathing problems, nasal congestion, nasal polyps or allergic reactions after taking NSAIDs.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have severe kidney or liver disease, heart conditions, heart attack or stroke; problems with the blood circulation or had a surgery on the arteries in your legs.
  • Do not take celecoxib, if you have inflammation of intestines like Ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease.
  • Avoid using celecoxib, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.

Frequently asked questions for ZYCEL

Celecoxib

Q. Is celecoxib banned in India?
No. Celecoxib is not banned in India. It is legally available on prescription.
 
Q. Is celecoxib gluten free?
Yes. Celecoxib is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
 
Q. Is celecoxib the same as Celebrex?
Yes. Celebrex is one of the brand names of celecoxib available in the market.
 
Q. Is celecoxib safe?
Yes. Celecoxib is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.
 
Q. Is celecoxib a narcotic or addictive drug?
No. Celecoxib is not a narcotic or addictive drug.
 
Q. Can I take celecoxib with Tylenol, Advil, tramadol, naproxen, prednisolone, oxycodone, hydrocodone, Coumadin or alcohol?
Celecoxib should not be taken with Advil (ibuprofen), naproxen, prednisolone, Coumadin (warfarin), hydrocodone, oxycodone or alcohol. It can be taken with Tylenol (paracetamol) only if prescribed by your doctor.
 
Q. Does celecoxib cause drowsiness, weight gain or constipation?
Celecoxib may cause drowsiness, weight gain or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
 
Q. Does celecoxib contain aspirin, codeine or sulfa?
No. Celecoxib is by itself a type of medicinal compound. It does not contain aspirin, codeine or sulfa.
 
Q. How does celecoxib work?
Celecoxib works by inhibiting the formation of chemicals called prostaglandins in the body that cause pain and inflammation, thereby reducing the pain and swelling symptoms.

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)