1. What is this medication?
This medication can be used to treat pain and inflammation.
The prescibed strength, how often it must be taken and duration of treatment can vary between patients so please always follow the instructions provided by the doctor and the pharmacy.
2. Safety parameters
Do not take this medication if you:
- Are allergic to any of the ingredients.
- Have asthma.
- Have diabetes.
- Have any cardiovascular related conditions.
This list is not extensive so please always read the patient information leaflet before use, and inform the pharmacist and doctor if you are taking any medication or have any conditions.
3. Pregnancy and breastfeeding
This medication is NOT recommended when pregnant or breastfeeding. Please inform your doctor if you are planning to be pregnant, are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
4. Interaction with other medication
This medication is classed as a high risk drug with many interactions so please always tell the doctor and pharmacist every medication you are taking, which includes medication bought at any shop, over-the-counter medication, prescription-only medication, inhalers and patches. Also, please always inform the doctor or pharmacist if you start any treatment, change any treatment or have stopped any treatment within the last few years.
5. Side effects
A very common side effect is gastrointestinal discomort which also includes ulcers. Therefore, this medication is best taken after food to minimise the possibility of this happening. Other side effects are also associated with this medication so please read the information leaflet and immediately inform the pharmacist or doctor if you experience any side effects while taking this medication.
6. If other information is needed
Please contact the pharmacy or a doctor if you require any other information.