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Molecule Description

Oxaceprol is an anti-inflammatory drug agent used for the treatment of arthritis or chronic joint disorders and inflammation of connective tissues.

Uses of Oxaceprol

  • Degenerative joint disorders (osteoarthritis)
  • Inflammatory connective tissue diseases (systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Mild burn at the top layer of skin (topical application only)

Contraindications of Oxaceprol

When should one not use Oxaceprol

  • Allergy to this medicine
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney diseases

Side effects of Oxaceprol

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Nausea
  • Poor appetite
  • Allergic reaction
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Oxaceprol


Can I take Oxaceprol during pregnancy?
To be used with caution during pregnancy. Take this medicine only when prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Oxaceprol while breastfeeding?
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding as no information is available on the use of Oxaceprol if you are breastfeeding. Your doctor will tell you about the use of this medicine after assessing the benefits over risks.


Can I drive if I have consumed Oxaceprol?
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines. However, if you observe or experience any side effects, it is advised not to drive or use tools. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.


Can I consume alcohol with Oxaceprol?
No information is available on interactions of Oxaceprol when taken with alcohol, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further details.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to any medicine
  • You are suffering from any bleeding disorder

Mode of Action of Oxaceprol

How Does It Work?

Oxaceprol blocks the release of certain chemical mediators responsible for pain, redness, swelling, etc. thereby providing relief in inflammatory conditions of bones and joints.

Interactions of Oxaceprol

Interactions with other medicines

  • Warfarin (blood-thinning medicine)
  • Vitamin K therapy
  • Blood pressure medicines
  • Methotrexate
  • Lithium

Interactions with food items

No specific interactions with food have been reported yet.

Dietary Restrictions of Oxaceprol

No information is available on dietary restrictions while you are taking this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further details.

Dosage of Oxaceprol


If you accidentally take an excess dose of this medicine, seek emergency medical care immediately.

Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as early as you remember. Skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing routine if it’s already the time for your next dose. Do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.
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Content Details


Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Oxaceprol?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical history and if you have any of the following conditions:
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Allergy to Oxaceprol or any other NSAIDs
  • Blood-thinning medicines e.g. Warfarin
  • Inform if you are pregnant, lactating or planning a pregnancy
Last Updated on: 05 Oct 2020 | 10:47 PM (IST)

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