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Celact 100mg Capsule

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Celact 100 MG Description

Celact Capsule is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, painful menstruation and other acute painful conditions in adults. It contains celeco...
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ContainsCelecoxib(100.0 Mg)
UsesPain relief
Side effectsStomach upset, headache, infection
ClassificationDRUGS FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
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Uses of Celact 100 MG

  • Celact Capsule is used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
  • It is effective in pain management and provides pain relief during painful menstruation.

Contraindications of Celact 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to celecoxib or other ingredients of Celact Capsule.
  • If you are allergic to sulfonamides. If not sure about which are these medicines, ask the doctor.
  • You may suffer from ulcers in the stomach or intestines or gastrointestinal bleeding.
  • You may have problems with the kidney, liver, intestine or heart.
  • You may have a blood circulation problem, conditions that affect the blood vessels of the brain.
  • You may experience side effect like wheezing, asthma after taking other pain medications like aspirin and ibuprofen in the past.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Women of childbearing age must not use the medicine unless using an effective method of contraception.

Side effects of Celact 100 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Cough
  • Infection

Precautions and Warnings of Celact 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Celact Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
  • Celact Capsule must not be used during pregnancy, as it may be unsafe. If you become pregnant while taking the medicine, inform the doctor immediately he/she may ask you to discontinue the treatment a...
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Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Celact Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Celact Capsule passes into breast milk in low amounts. It is advised not to breastfeed the baby if you are taking Celact Capsule. Consult the doctor on the use of the medicine if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Celact Capsule?
A:
If you experience dizziness, vertigo or drowsiness after taking Celact Capsule, avoid driving or using heavy machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Celact Capsule?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Celact Capsule, it is essential to consult the physician if you have a habit of regular drinking. Consuming alcohol while taking pain killers is known to increase the risk of bleeding, ulcer and perforation in the stomach and intestine (upper gastrointestinal tract).

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may develop allergic reaction after taking Celact Capsule.
  • You had ulcers or bleeding in your stomach or intestine.
  • You are using a pain-relieving medicine.
  • You are on medications like aspirin, blood thinners like warfarin, steroids.
  • You are dehydrated, have diarrhoea.
  • You may have problems with the heart, liver or kidneys.
  • You may suffer from fluid retention or swelling.
  • You may have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol.
  • You are 65 years or above.
  • You may experience skin reactions following the use of the medicine.
  • You consume alcohol regularly or you smoke.
  • You are planning a pregnancy or pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Celact Capsule is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Celact 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Celecoxib in Celact Capsule inhibits the synthesis of a chemical called prostaglandins, which causes pain and inflammation.

Directions for Use of Celact 100 MG

Celact Capsule must be taken as directed by the doctor. Take it whole with a glass of water. Take with or without food. Take the medicine at a fixed time for optimal results.

Interactions of Celact 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Celact Capsule affect the way certain medicines work or other medicines affect the way Celact Capsule works if taken at the same time.
  • Before initiating the treatment tell the doctor about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Taking medicines for high blood pressure, diabetes, immunomodulators, etc.
  • Concomitant use of steroids, warfarin or aspirin may increase the chances of bleeding in elderly patients.
  • Avoid taking other pain killers along with the medicine as it increases the chance of bleeding in the stomach.
  • Other medicines like medicine used to treat cough like dextromethorphan, antifungals like fluconazole and medicines used to treat mental illness like carbamazepine and neuroleptics must be used cautio...
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Storage and disposal of Celact 100 MG

  • Store Celact Capsule below 30°C at a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Celact 100 MG

Overdose

There are no known symptoms of overdose. If you think you have taken too much of Celact Capsule, seek medical help or call a doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed taking a dose of Celact Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Avoid taking a double...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What information should I let my healthcare provider know before taking Celact Capsule?

A: Give a detailed account of the medical and surgical history. Inform the doctor if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, history of stomach or intestinal bleeds or if you smoke or drink. If you are a woman and are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding. Also mention to the doctor all the prescription and non-prescription medicines, herbal preparations and nutritional supplements that you may be taking, before starting Celact Capsule.

Q: Can Celact Capsule be given to children?

A: No, Celact Capsule is only for adults and not children.

Q: Is Celact Capsule an antibiotic?

A: No, Celact Capsule is not an antibiotic, it is a pain-relieving medicine.
Product Details
Brand
CELACT
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/09/2022
Last Updated on: 21 Jun 2021 | 03:25 PM (IST)

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