Strofen 12.5mg Tablets
Strofen 12.5 MG Description
Strofen Tablet is used to relieve pain & reduce inflammation (swelling, redness) in conditions such as arthritis, osteoarthritis. It also helps relieve menstrual (period) pain. It contains rofecoxib
as its main component. It belongs to a class of medicines called Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Uses of Strofen 12.5 MG
- Strofen Tablet is used in relieving pain & reducing inflammation (swelling, redness) in conditions like arthritis, osteoarthritis.
- This medicine is also used in relieving menstrual pain.
Contraindications of Strofen 12.5 MG
- If you are allergic to rofecoxib or any other ingredients of Strofen Tablet.
- If you have experienced asthma or any other reactions to medicines from similar class (NSAIDs).
Side effects of Strofen 12.5 MG
- Stomach problems
- Back pain
Precautions and Warnings of Strofen 12.5 MG
Other General Warnings
- You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys
- You have had any serious stomach problems in the past
- You have high blood pressure
- You are allergic to similar medicines (other NSAID medicines, aspirin)
- You are pregnant, think you may be or are planning a pregnancy
Mode of Action of Strofen 12.5 MG
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Strofen 12.5 MG
- Strofen Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
- Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
- It can be taken with or without food.
- It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
- You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Strofen 12.5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Strofen Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Especially if you are taking medicines to treat heart problems, asthma, psychiatric illnesses or are taking blood thinners, antibiotic medicines.
Storage and disposal of Strofen 12.5 MG
- Store Strofen Tablets in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
- Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
Dosage of Strofen 12.5 MG
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is Strofen Tablet used for?
Q: Is Strofen Tablet an antibiotic?
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