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Tobitil 20Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Tenoxicam
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Tobitil 20Mg Tablet belongs to a class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to treat stiffness, swelling, inflammation and pain caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, tendonitis, bursitis and periarthritis of the hips or shoulders. Tobitil 20Mg Tablet works by slowing down the production of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation and pain.

Tobitil 20Mg Tablet is administered in the form of oral tablets, which should be taken once daily, and along with food, in order to avoid a stomach upset. It is important that this medicine be used exactly the way your doctor prescribes it.

Before using Tobitil 20Mg Tablet tell your doctor if you have a history of heart disease, a history of stomach bleeding or stomach ulcers, a history of kidney problems, a history of liver problems, dysfunctional potassium and magnesium levels, or if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding. Also tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements.

Common side effects of Tobitil 20Mg Tablet include constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain or discomfort, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and heartburn.

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?

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

    Tobitil 20mg 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?

    Patients may experience dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances, and they should avoid driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Tenoxicam, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication may cause some anti-inflammatory effects that arise from inhibition of the enzyme cyclooxygenase and subsequent inhibition of outer prostaglandin synthesis. Tenoxicam gives arise to outer analgesic effects.

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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PhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
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About Tobitil 20Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Tobitil 20Mg Tablet
What are the side effects of Tobitil 20Mg Tablet ?
Key highlights of Tobitil 20Mg Tablet
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Tobitil 20Mg Tablet ?