Trucox

Trucox

celecoxib

Manufacturer:

Flamingo

Distributor:

Trumed

Marketer:

Hexagon Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Celecoxib
Indications/Uses
RA & OA. Adjunct in the treatment of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP).
Dosage/Direction for Use
OA 200 mg daily as single or in 2 divided doses. RA 100-200 mg bid. Pain & dysmenorrhea Initially 400 mg followed by an additional 200 mg on the 1st day, then 200 mg bid thereafter. FAP 40 mg bid.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Dose for OA/RA may be given w/ or w/o meals, but doses for FAP must be given w/ meals.
Contraindications
History of stroke (CVA), heart attack (MI), CABG, uncontrolled HTN, CHF (NYHA II-V). Severe heart failure, inflammatory bowel disease & renal impairment (CrCl <30 mL/min); asthma & urticaria; previous or active ulceration.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity. Severe hepatic impairment; liver dysfunction, dehydration, anemia, preexisting asthma. Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Constipation, diverticulitis, dysphagia, eructation, esophagitis, gastritis, GERD, hemorrhoids, hemorrhoids, hiatal hernia, melena, dry mouth, stomatitis, tenesmus, tooth disorder, vomiting; aggravated HTN, angina pectoris, CAD, MI; abnormal hepatic function, increased SGOT & SGPT; anorexia, anxiety, increased appetite, depression, nervousness, somnolence; albuminuria, cystitis, dysuria, hematuria, micturition frequency, renal calculus, urinary incontinence & UTI.
Drug Interactions
Changes in plasma conc w/ CYP2C9. Increased plasma conc w/ fluconazole.
ATC Classification
M01AH01 - celecoxib ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products, coxibs.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Trucox cap 200 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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