Infen 1.25% W/W Gel
Infen 1.25% W/W Gel is an anti-inflammatory drug which is prescribed to treat pain. It falls under the category of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It is used in the treatment of short term pain which may occur because of toothache, muscle strain or discomfort due to menstrual cramps.
Stick to the dose that is provided by your doctor. The maximum dosage that can be prescribed on a daily basis is 25 mg. The doctor generally determines the dose as per the severity of the pain. Infen 1.25% W/W Gel is available in tablet form and can be taken with water. The drug should preferably be taken on an empty stomach. You medical practitioner will first subscribe a low dose of the drug, depending on the side effects that result, he may prescribe a higher dose.
A few common side effects that you may expect when taking Infen 1.25% W/W Gel are heart burn, diarrhea, vomiting and indigestion. In case you experience breathlessness, severe stomach cramps, vomit blood, or see blood in the stool seek immediate medical help. These are some serious side effects of Infen 1.25% W/W Gel that can create complications.
The drug is best stored in a dry and clean environment. It should be kept away from direct sunlight as well as heat.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Infen 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.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Infen 25mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?Should not be used in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
This medication belongs to the class of anti-inflammatory drugs that are used as pain relievers. They are called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) that work by blocking the effect of cyclo-oxygenase enzymes that are produced at an injured or damaged site in the body. Cyclo-oxygenase enzymes are in turn responsible for producing prostaglandins that cause pain and inflammation.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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