Pyrigesic tablet is a pain reliever (analgesic) and fever reducer (antipyretic). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that is responsible for fever and pain. Get to know how Pyrigesic works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Pyrigesic is not suggested.
Uses of Pyrigesic Tablet
Pyrigesic Tablet is used in fever, headache, arthritis, muscle pain, pain during menstruation, dental pain and post-operative pain.
Pyrigesic Tablet is used to relieve pain and inflammation in patients suffering from following conditions:
Osteoarthritis (Arthritis of the joints)
Osteoarthritis commonly occurs in patients over the age of 50 and causes the loss of the cartilage and bone tissue which causes severe joint pain.
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Pyrigesic Tablet also used to treat mild to severe back pain caused by arthritis, sciatica herniated disc.
It is a common orthopedic ailment characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. In this condition, Pyrigesic Tablet is used to treat symptoms like stiffness and pain associated with it.
It is a type of arthritis characterized by severe pain, tenderness, and redness in the joints. In this condition, Pyrigesic Tablet is used to treat symptoms like joint pain and tenderness.
It is an Autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. In this condition, Pyrigesic Tablet is used to treat symptoms like swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints associated with it.
It is a type of inflammatory arthritis affecting the spine and other large joints, in this condition; Pyrigesic Tablet is used to treat symptoms like stiffness and pain associated with it.
Pyrigesic Tablet also used in:
- Post Immunization Pyrexia
- Muscle Pain
- Menstrual Cramps
Pyrigesic Tablet-side effects
It can cause low to moderate fever with or without chills.
Allergic skin reaction
It can cause red spots on the skin, rashes, and itching.
Nausea or Vomiting
It can cause nausea and vomiting along with other symptoms like diarrhea, abdominal pain, dry mouth etc.
Mouth / Gastric Ulcer
Pyrigesic Tablet can cause mouth or gastric ulcers.
It can cause anemia-like symptoms in some patients.
It can cause tiredness and weakness with pain and twitching of the muscle.
Pyrigesic Tablet can cause this rare but potentially fatal allergic reaction of the skin that requires immediate treatment.
Pyrigesic Tablet – Contraindications
Pyrigesic Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity to Pyrigesic Tablet
- Active peptic ulcer
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease
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Pyrigesic Tablet – Precautions & How to Use
Before consuming Pyrigesic Tablet, tell your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. herbal supplements, vitamins, etc.), pre-existing diseases, allergies, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, liver diseases, kidney problems, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Gastro-intestinal disorders
- Severe hepatic impairment
- Severe cardiac impairment
- History of gastro-ulceration
- Patients recovering from a surgery
- Avoid driving and operate dangerous machinery
Taking more than prescribed dosage may cause harmful side effects. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you find any side effects.
If you miss the dosage take as soon as possible, and if it is near to next dose, skip the missing dosage continue the regular dosage. Do not take extra doses.
Pyrigesic Tablet is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Pyrigesic Tablet is not known to cause any harm to the fetus, but should only be used after consultation with your doctor.
Pyrigesic Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.
Substitutes for Pyrigesic tablets:
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength, and form as Pyrigesic Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitutes:
- Macfast 650 MG Tablet
- Pyrakem 650 MG Tablet
- Doliprane 650 MG Tablet
- Lupipara 650 MG Tablet
- Cetnol 650 MG Tablet
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Dr. Kaleem Mohammed graduated as a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2014 from Deccan College of Physiotherapy, affiliated to Dr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, India. Dr. Kaleem is an expert at handling physiotherapy needs of patients suffering from orthopedic and spinal conditions and post-surgery rehabilitation. Dr. Kaleem is associated with HealthClues since its inception where he facilitates diagnosis and advanced consultation with senior doctors. He is also a medical researcher and prolific writer who loves sharing insightful commentaries and useful tips to educate the patient community about fitness, treatment options, and post-treatment recovery.