J Flex 100 mg Capsule

Manufactured byVeritaz Healthcare Ltd.
ContainsCelecoxib
Description

J Flex 100 mg Capsule is used to relieve pain and inflammation in conditions like Arthritis, Dysmenorrhea. Drink adequate amount of water to minimize the stomach irritation. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for J Flex 100 mg Capsule

  • Fever
  • Swelling of feet or lower legs
  • Increase in blood pressure
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Runny Nose
  • Flatulence
  • Decreased appetite

Uses of J Flex 100 mg Capsule

What is it prescribed for?

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Acute pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 3 hours.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 8 to 12 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is known to be excreted in breast milk. It is recommended in breastfeeding women only if necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Not recommended in patients with known allergy to J Flex 100 mg Capsule or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs.

Asthma

Not recommended in patients with a history of NSAID-induced asthma, rhinitis and urticaria.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

Not recommended in patients with recent heart surgery.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is known to be excreted in breast milk. It is recommended in breastfeeding women only if necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Effect on heart

J Flex 100 mg Capsule can have adverse effects on the heart, especially after a prolonged duration of use. It could increase the risk of diseases like stroke and heart attack which may be fatal.

Gastro-intestinal bleeding

This medicine may cause severe bleeding when taken for a long time. Elderly population with a history of gastrointestinal diseases are at a higher risk. Any symptoms of blood in stools and vomiting should be informed to the doctor.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine is known to cause kidney injury. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary. The dose should be adjusted based on the CrCl (Creatinine Clearance). This medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Impaired liver function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver injury. In patients with moderate liver injury, the dose should be reduced by 50%. This medicine is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Missed Dose

The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost the time for the next dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Corticosteroids

Adefovir

Antihypertensives

Disease interactions

Asthma

J Flex 100 mg Capsule should not be taken if you have NSAID-sensitive asthma. Any such history should be reported to the doctor so that appropriate substitution can be done.

Fluid Retention and edema

J Flex 100 mg Capsule should be taken only after consulting a doctor. Monitoring of blood pressure and heart conditions is necessary on a regular basisi during the course of therapy.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
J Flex 100 mg Capsule should be taken following all labeled instructions. The duration and amount of medicine consumed should be as prescribed by the doctor. It can be taken with food or after food. Drink adequate amount of water to minimize the irritation caused in the stomach.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by inhibiting the formation of chemical substances in the body that cause pain and swelling.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/14534

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a699022.html

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TOXNET [Internet]. Toxnet.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 20 June 2017]. Available from:

https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search2/f?./temp/~QcwvNz:1
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