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Tobitil 20Mg Tablet

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.

In addition to its intended effect, Tobitil 20Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
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.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Tobitil 20Mg Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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.
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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