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Lupoxa OD Tablet

Manufactured byLUPIN LTD
ContainsOxaceprol
Description
Lupoxa OD Tablet is used to relieve symptoms such as pain and swelling associated with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip joints and also other inflammatory conditions. This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition. Do not take this medicine if you are a known allergy to this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lupoxa OD Tablet

  • Headache and dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Skin rash
  • Dry mouth
  • Change in appetite
  • Flatulence (Passing of gas)

Uses of Lupoxa OD Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Osteoarthritis (inflammation of the joints)
  • Inflammatory connective tissue diseases
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to oxaceprol or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Peptic Ulcer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Kidney impairment

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such a case, the patient should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

Other uses

Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for indications other than those stated above in certain specific circumstances, especially if other medicines are not effective. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor in such cases.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

If a dose of this medicine is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an 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

Methotrexate

Lithium

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by inhibiting the chemical substances in the body that causes pain and swelling.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Anti-inflammatory agents

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Clinexprheumatol.org. 2018 [cited 27 July 2018]. Available from:

https://www.clinexprheumatol.org/article.asp?a=3001

Oxaceprol is as effective as diclofenac in the therapy of osteoarthritis of the knee and hip. - PubMed - NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 27 July 2018]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10088941

Oxaceprol is a well-tolerated therapy for osteoarthritis with efficacy equivalent to diclofenac. - PubMed - NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 27 July 2018]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10791619

Oxaceprol - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 22 June 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB13363
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Information on this page was last updated on 30 Jun 2020

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