DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS
How is the drug helping you?
Faraxen is an anti-inflammatory non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine. Faraxen Actavis's actions help reduce the chemicals found in the patient's organism that are usually responsible for the triggering of inflammation and pain.
Faraxen is a drug normally prescribed in the treatment of pain, stiffness or inflammation that are usually triggered by medical disorders such as Gout, Osteoarthritis, menstruation abdominal cramps, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, injury, buritis and tendonitis.
Faraxen could also be prescribed in the treatment of other medical conditions that have not been mentioned here.
While the patient is following a treatment with Faraxen Actavis, he or she should avoid consuming big amounts of alcohol. It is recommended that alcohol drinks should be entirely avoided as they increase the danger of stomach bleeding. Therefore, if the patient is consuming more than 3 bottles of different alcoholic beverages he or she might not be allowed to start a treatment with Faraxen Actavis.
Faraxen can lead to drowsiness and dizziness. If you are following a treatment with this drug you should be careful while performing actions that require mental and physical alertness. The treatment with Faraxen should be carefully monitored in the case of patients suffering from any of the next medical disorders:
Allergic reactions to Aspirin
High blood pressure
Congestive heart disease
If you are suffering from any of these medical disorders you might not be allowed to start a treatment with Faraxen Actavis.
Faraxen is a Category B FDA pregnancy drug. Therefore it is not considered to be harmful to an unborn child. However, if you are pregnant, consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Faraxen Actavis. Faraxen (one of Faraxen Actavis's main ingredients) can pass into breast milk. If you are nursing an infant you should consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Faraxen Actavis.
Faraxen ought to be taken in just like your doctor told you to. Do not disobey the physician's instructions.
You should accompany each dose of the drug with a glass of water (from 6 to 8 ounces of liquid). Do not take Faraxen on an empty stomach as it can cause stomach upset. Do not stop your treatment with this drug without your doctor's consent even if you do not feel better after a few days of treatment.
Ask your doctor to calculate the dose of Faraxen that suits you best. The correct dosage varies from one person to another, as it depends on a couple of factors.
Reported Faraxen overdose symptoms are:
Tingling sensation in legs and arms
No or little urine production
Shallow and slow breathing
Ringing in the ears
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here, you are in need of medical attention.
Faraxen can be taken in when you need it or on a regular basis. If you are following a treatment with Faraxen Actavis, try not to miss any of your doses. If you happen to miss one take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for another dose, skip the one that you have missed and continue with your regular schedule. You should not take in a double dose of this drug.
Very serious side effects of Faraxen are bloody vomit or bloody stools.
Other dangerous side effects of Faraxen are:
Ringing in the ears
Stomach cramps or stomach upsets, indigestion or heartburn
Other side effects of the drug are:
There are other mild side effects that can also occur if you are taking Faraxen Actavis. Inform your physician if you feel anything disturbing or unusual.
You should inform your doctor if you are following a treatment with any of the drugs listed here:
Cold and cough medicines
Steroids (like prednisone)
If you are taking any of these drugs you may not be allowed to start taking Faraxen Actavis. Ask for your doctor's advice before you start a treatment with this drug.
Depending on the reaction of the Faraxen after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Faraxen not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.Is Faraxen addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
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The information was verified by Dr. Rachana Salvi, MD Pharmacology