- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Technical Classification
- 11 Storage Conditions
- 12 Available Alternatives
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OverviewTOLMETIN is a Schedule H drug.
Tolmetin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.Tolmetin is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Tolmetin is also used to treat juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in children who are at least 2 years old.
UsageTOLMETIN is generally used to treat: Osteoarthritis, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
TOLMETIN can address symptoms like: Joint Pain, Muscle Stiffness, Body Loss Of Movement, Fever, Eyes Pain, Head Headache, Curved Fingernails, Loss Of Appetite, Fatigue (tiredness), Weight Loss (unintentional), Abdomen Pain
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
How Do I Take It?TOLMETIN is generally taken Before Food.
Route of Administration: Oral
- Do not use tolmetin just before or after heart bypass surgery.
- Tolmetin can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, especially if you use it long term or take high doses.
- You should not use tolmetin if you are allergic to it, or if you have ever had an asthma attack or severe allergic reaction after taking aspirin or an NSAID.
- Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
- Do not take tolmetin in larger amounts or for longer than recommended. Use the lowest dose that is effective in treating your condition.Take tolmetin on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
- It may take up to 1 week before your symptoms improve.
- If you use this medicine long-term, you may need frequent medical tests.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- Avoid taking aspirin while you are taking tolmetin.
Symptoms of OverdosageTOLMETIN over-dosage can result in: Drowsiness, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit, Abdomen Pain, Slow Or Irregular Breathing, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)
Common Side-EffectsTOLMETIN : Diarrhoea, Heartburn, Indigestion, Hearing Loss, Flatulence, Abdomen Pain, Nausea, Vomit, Head Headache, Dizziness, Arms Tingling, Legs Tingling, Weakness (generalized), Weight Gain, Chest Burn, Abdomen Burn, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Abdomen Tenderness To Touch, Belching, Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Increased Passing Gas, Abdomen Discomfort, Sadness, Ringing In Ears, Restless Or Irritability, Drowsiness, Fatigue (tiredness), Epigastric Pain
Serious Side-EffectsTOLMETIN : Blood Pressure, High, Slow Thinking, Difficulty Talking, Body Difficulty Walking, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Bloody Or Red Colored Vomit, Blood Or Red Colored Urine, Chest Pain, Eyes Blurred Vision, Pain With Urination, Difficulty Urinating, Frequent Urge To Urinate, Lower Back Pain, Difficulty Concentrating, Difficulty Sleeping
Rare Side-EffectsTOLMETIN : Hives, Skin Rash, Acute Liver Failure, Back Pain, Gums Bleeding, Chills, Dark Colored (brown) Urine, Difficulty Breathing, Difficulty Swallowing, Neck Enlarged Or Swollen Glands, Body Discomfort, Irregular Heartbeat, Joint Pain, Loss Of Appetite, Pale Skin, Eyes Swelling, Eyes Eye Irritation, Shortness Of Breath, Throat Soreness, Chest Discomfort, Easy Bleeding
Technical ClassificationTOLMETIN is categorized as: NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS / ANALGESICS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
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