Oxyphenbutazone is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis and muscular pain.
How it works
Oxyphenbutazone blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, pain, and fever.
Common side effects
Nausea, Acute toxicity, Gastritis, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Decreased white blood cell count, Rash, Stomach upset, Abdominal cramp, Bloating
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• Exercise caution if you are a hypertensive patient.
• Tell your doctor if you are taking any anticoagulants and oral hypoglycemic agents as oxyphenbutazone may worsen the side effects.
• Do not drive or operate machinery after taking oxyphenbutazone as it may cause dizziness and movement disorder.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding or planning a pregnancy.
• Should not be given to patients allergic to oxyphenbutazone or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to patients having active peptic ulcers due to increased chances of bleeding.
• Should not be given to patients having moderate to severe liver disease.