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Macprox 600Gm Tablet

Manufacturer: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Oxaprozin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Macprox 600Gm Tablet is a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID), which is used to treat people suffering from arthritis. This medicine works by reducing pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints in arthritic individuals. It is administered orally, and is commonly available in the form of a tablet.

Your dosage is based on your age, body weight and response to medication. You are advised to drink a full glass of water while taking this tablet. Do not lie down until at least 10 minutes have passed since you took the tablet. If you experience stomach upsets after taking this medication, take it along with food, milk or an antacid.

Inform your doctor if you have had allergic reactions to Macprox 600Gm Tablet or other NSAIDs in the past. Also notify your doctor if you have had medical conditions that include the following: asthma, liver disorders, gastrointestinal problems, blood problems, nasal polyps, heart disorders, stroke, and high blood pressure. You are strongly advised to limit your alcohol intake and to stop smoking while on this medication, as they might increase the risk of stomach bleeding. This drug could cause kidney problems in some patients. Elderly people are more susceptible to developing kidney problems and stomach bleeding.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Rheumatologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking oxaprozin with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Macprox 600gm 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?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Macprox 600Gm Tablet is an NSAID that reduces inflammation, stiffness and joint pain. It achieves this by impeding synthesis of prostaglandin. It does so by inhibiting activity of cyclooxygenase enzyme found in platelets

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Zydol 50Mg Suspension

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