Sionara 200Mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Celecoxib
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Sionara 200Mg Capsule is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Sionara 200Mg Capsule is used to treat pain or inflammation due to conditions like arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and menstrual pain. Sionara 200Mg Capsule is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis in children who are not less than 2 years old. It is used to treat hereditary polyps in the colon.

This medication can increase your risk of stomach or intestinal bleeding, cause fatal heart attacks, strokes, especially in persons having heart disease or those using it for a long time. This medicine should not be taken just before or after heart bypass surgery. This medicine has to be used with added caution in case of elderly people, people allergic to sulfa drugs, those with severe asthma and those who experience a serious allergic reaction after taking aspirin or an NSAID. A doctor must be informed whether you have hypertension, a history of stomach ulcers, bleeding in the intestines, heart attack, blood clots, stroke, liver or kidney disease and a problem of fluid retention in the body. This medicine must not be used in the last trimester of pregnancy as it may potentially harm the unborn baby. This medicine should also not be used while breast-feeding.

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 Endocrinologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Ostigard 200mg/50mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. 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?

    Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get affected symptoms like dizziness, vertigo.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function. contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment
  • Does this affect liver function?

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

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sionara 200Mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

This medicine falls under the category of a selective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and is commonly used against arthritis. It inhibits the transformation of prostaglandin precursors from arachidonic acid. Along with the anti-inflammatory properties, the medication also has antipyretic and analgesic properties.

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