Q. Is it safe to use Retoz 90 Tablet?
Retoz 90 Tablet is safe for most patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, fatigue, diarrhea, etc. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to this medication.
Q. Can the use of Retoz 90 Tablet cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Retoz 90 Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, do not drive or use any machines. It is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Retoz 90 Tablet?
The use of Retoz 90 Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active or recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Is Retoz 90 Tablet helpful in relieving stomach pain?
No, Retoz 90 Tablet should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.
Q. Can the use of Retoz 90 Tablet cause damage to kidneys?
Yes, the long-term use of Retoz 90 Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect the kidneys from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body, leading to kidney damage because of long-term use. Therefore, the use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Q. Is it safe to take a higher than the recommended dose of Retoz 90 Tablet ?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Retoz 90 Tablet can increase the risks of side effects like stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, indigestion and diarrhea. In fact, using this medicine for a long-term can also damage your kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can Retoz 90 Tablet cause high blood pressure?
Yes. Retoz 90 Tablet can increase blood pressure in some people, especially in high doses, and your doctor may advise you to check your blood pressure at home or even monitor it from time to time. If you have high blood pressure that has not been controlled by treatment, you must inform your doctor before starting treatment with Retoz Neo 90 Tablet, to avoid any mishap.
Q. How long do I need to take Retoz 90 Tablet?
You need to take Retoz 90 Tablet as long as your doctor recommends taking it. For dental pain, it is usually prescribed for 3 days, but if it is being used for acute pain conditions then it should be given as long as the pain lasts and not exceeding 8 days. Usually, for arthritis, it is prescribed for long-term use, which may vary from person to person.
Q. How should Retoz 90 Tablet be taken?
Take Retoz 90 Tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Retoz Neo 90 Tablet can be taken with or without food. Taking the medicine without food can enhance the working of the medicine. Furthermore, do not exceed the dose recommended by your doctor.
Q. Does Retoz 90 Tablet cause sleepiness?
In some patients Retoz 90 Tablet causes sleepiness, feeling of spinning (vertigo), and dizziness. If one experiences these symptoms then driving or operating machinery should be avoided.
Q. Does Retoz 90 Tablet have any effect on birth control pills?
Taking Retoz 90 Tablet with birth control pills and hormonal replacement therapy may increase the chances of side effects. Hence, consult the doctor who will suggest an alternative method of birth control.
Q. Can I take aspirin while taking Retoz 90 Tablet?
Aspirin can be taken in low doses when you are using it for the prevention of stroke and heart attack. You should not stop low-dose aspirin without talking to your doctor. It is advised that while taking Retoz 90 Tablet you should not take high doses of aspirin and other anti-inflammatory medicines, as they may increase your risk of stomach ulcers.
Q. How long does Retoz 90 Tablet take to work?
Pain relief has been observed after about 4 hours of starting Retoz 90 Tablet. Full effect may take a little longer and may vary from person to person.
Q. Is Retoz 90 Tablet a painkiller?
Yes, Retoz 90 Tablet is a pain killer. It helps to reduce pain and inflammation in the joints and muscles due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout. It is also used to relieve dental pain after dental surgery.
Q. Is Retoz 90 Tablet bad for kidneys?
People with impaired kidney function or with severe heart failure or severe liver problems (liver cirrhosis) need to be careful while taking Retoz Neo 90 Tablet since the medicine can further impair the function. The uncommon side effects of Retoz Neo 90 Tablet related to kidneys include proteins in urine, serum creatinine increased, and kidney failure.