Q. What is Mezoxia 90mg Tablet used for?
Mezoxia 90mg Tablet is used to reduce the pain and swelling (inflammation) in the joints and muscles of people 16 years of age and older with rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout. Mezoxia 90mg Tablet is also used for the short term treatment of moderate pain after dental surgery in people 16 years of age and older.
Q. Is it safe to use Mezoxia 90mg Tablet?
Mezoxia 90mg Tablet is safe for most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fatigue, diarrhea, etc. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to this medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Mezoxia 90mg Tablet when my pain is relieved?
Mezoxia 90mg Tablet should be continued as advised by your doctor, if you are using the medicine for a condition associated with long-term pain. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.
Q. Can the use of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet may cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine or a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, do not drive or use any machines. It is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet?
The use of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active or recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Is Mezoxia 90mg Tablet helpful in relieving stomach pain?
No, Mezoxia 90mg Tablet should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.
Q. Can the use of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet cause damage to kidneys?
Yes, the long-term use of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect the kidneys from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body, leading to kidney damage because of long-term use. Therefore, the use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Q. Is it safe to take a higher than the recommended dose of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet ?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Mezoxia 90mg Tablet can increase the risks of side effects like stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, indigestion and diarrhea. In fact, using this medicine for a long-term can also damage your kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can Mezoxia 90mg Tablet cause high blood pressure?
Yes. Mezoxia 90mg Tablet can increase blood pressure in some people, especially in high doses, and your doctor may advise you to check your blood pressure at home or even monitor it from time to time. If you have high blood pressure that has not been controlled by treatment, you must inform your doctor before starting treatment with Mezoxia 90mg Tablet, to avoid any mishap.