What is Alaxan Tablet for?
Alaxan is taken to relieve muscle pain, arthritis, toothache, menstrual cramps, rheumatism, and other body pains.
What are the possible side effects when you take Alaxan Tablet?
Alaxan, when used as directed, causes very low incidence of side effects. Reported side effects include minor allergic-type reactions such as skin rash which is expected with any other NSAIDs like aspirin, naproxen, mefenamic acid, diclofenac, etc.
Most side effects that may occur with Alaxan therapy involve the gastrointestinal tract. These side effects include dyspepsia, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, diarrhea, constipation, stomatitis, flatulence, bloating, epigastric and abdominal pain. Like any other NSAID, prolonged use of Alaxan may lead to peptic ulcer and bleeding. These gastrointestinal effects may be prevented by taking Alaxan with meals or milk.
How should I take Alaxan Tablet?
Take 1 capsule every 6 hours, or as prescribed by a physician.
Who should not take Alaxan Tablet?
Do not use Ibuprofen+Paracetamol during the last three months of pregnancy because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery. Consult a doctor before using this product if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
What other medications should I avoid while taking Alaxan Tablet?
Avoid taking Alaxan with anticoagulant (e.g. warfarin) or thrombolytic agent (e.g. streptokinase) because doing this may cause bleeding.