Akrofen, Berlison, Irgapan, Phenylbutazone Molex Ayus and Zonifar.
Phenylbutazone is a drug that can help to reduce pain and inflammation caused by ankylosing spondylitis when other drugs may not be suitable.
Ankylosing spondylitis is inflammation that causes joint disease that affects the backbone.
Always use Phenylbutazone tablets exactly as directed by your doctor and always read the label. Your doctor will determine the right dosage according to your condition. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Follow the rules given by your doctor or pharmacist before starting treatment. If you have questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
This drug is best stored at room temperature, away from direct light and damp places. Do not store in the bathroom. Don't freeze it. Other brands of this drug may have different storage rules. Observe the storage instructions on the product packaging or ask your pharmacist. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children and pets.
Do not flush medicine in the toilet or in the sewer unless instructed. Discard this product when it has expired or if it is no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company about how to safely dispose of your product.
The information provided is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your doctor or pharmacist before starting treatment.
The usual starting dose for the first 48 hours is 400 mg to 600 mg daily in divided doses.
The doctor will then reduce the dose to the minimum required amount, usually 200 mg to 300 mg a day in divided doses.
Older patients have a higher risk of side effects and should use the lowest effective dose for the shortest time possible, with additional monitoring done by your doctor.
This drug is not suitable for children under 14 years.
Tablet: 100 mg; 200 mg
Contact your doctor if you have any of the following serious side effects:
Not everyone experiences the following side effects. There may be some side effects not mentioned above. If you have concerns about certain side effects, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not use phenylbutazone if you:
If one of the factors above is experienced by you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
There is no adequate research on the risks of using this drug in pregnant or nursing women. Avoid use unless you have been diagnosed with a pancreatic problem that requires you to take medication with Phenylbutazone.
Drug interactions can change the performance of your medication or increase the risk of serious side effects. Not all possible drug interactions are listed in this document. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription / nonprescription medicines and herbal products) and consult your doctor or pharmacist. Do not start, stop or change the dose of any drug without the doctor's approval
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are using or have recently used other drugs, including medicines that are obtained without a prescription, and herbal medicines.
Some drugs that can be influenced by phenylbutazone or can affect how well phenylbutazone will work. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are also taking:
– Corticosteroids are used to treat arthritis and inflammation
– Medications such as anti-platelet agents, which are used to thin the blood (eg warfarin, aspirin, clopidogrel). Your doctor can check your blood for a short time
– Antidepressants called selective serotonin re-uptake (SSRI) inhibitors, (for example
– Other anti-inflammatory drugs (eg diclofenac, celecoxib)
Certain medicines should not be used when eating or when eating certain foods because drug interactions can occur. Consuming alcohol or tobacco with certain drugs can also cause interactions to occur. Discuss your use of drugs with food, alcohol, or tobacco with your health care provider.
Other health problems in your body can affect the use of this drug. Tell your doctor if you have other health problems.
In cases of emergency or overdose, contact the local emergency services provider (112) or immediately to the nearest hospital emergency department.
If you forget one dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. But when it is nearing the next dose, skip the missed dose and return to the usual dosage schedule. Do not double the dose.
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