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ZYCEL 100MG CAPSULE_101732 (1)
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ZYCEL 100MG CAPSULE_101732 (1)
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Zycel 100mg Capsule

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Salt Composition : Celecoxib

Manufacturer : ZYDUS CADILA

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 161.15
Price :137
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Introduction to Zycel 100mg Capsule

Zycel 100mg capsule contains the active ingredient Celecoxib. It belongs to the family known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), and specifically a sub-group known as cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors. It is used in adults for the relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. In conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, excess production of prostaglandins by your body can lead to pain and inflammation. This medicine works by decreasing the production of prostaglandins, effectively reducing pain and inflammation.

Do not take Zycel 100mg capsule if you are allergic to Celecoxib or any of its ingredients. Inform your doctor if you had reactions to sulfonamide medicines, suffer from ulcers or bleeding in the stomach or intestines, or experienced adverse reactions to NSAID medications like aspirin. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor because it is recommended to not take this medicine if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding. Do not take this medicine if you have severe liver or kidney disease, have inflammatory intestinal conditions, or have heart-related issues such as heart failure, heart disease, or circulation problems. Additionally, if you have had surgeries on leg arteries or have a history of blood circulation problems, this medicine usage should be avoided. This contains lactose. If you are sugar intolerant, consult your doctor before using this product. This medicine is for adults only, it is not for use in children.

Inform your doctor about if you have a history of stomach or intestinal ulcers or bleeding (avoid if currently present), are on acetylsalicylic acid or antiplatelet therapies, use blood clotting or corticosteroid medications, or simultaneously use other non-acetylsalicylic NSAIDs like ibuprofen. Report your doctor if you have conditions such as smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, compromised heart, liver, or kidney function, fluid retention, dehydration, past severe allergic reactions to medications, ongoing infections, or are over 65 years old. Monitoring may be necessary. Notably, Zycel 100mg capsule could mask fever or infection signs. Remember, alcohol combined with NSAIDs may increase gastrointestinal risks.


Uses of Zycel 100mg Capsule

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in patients 2 years and older
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Acute pain
  • Primary dysmenorrhea

Therapeutic Effects of Zycel 100mg Capsule

Zycel 100mg capsule works by inhibiting COX-2 enzymes that trigger inflammation and pain, effectively reducing these symptoms in conditions like arthritis. Its selective action minimizes the risk of stomach-related issues compared to traditional NSAIDs.


Interaction of Zycel 100mg Capsule with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional, supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications interact with Zycel 100mg capsule and reduce their effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Zycel 100mg Capsule

  • Store Zycel 100mg capsule at 30°C.
  • Protect the medicine from light and excessive moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets.
  • Always look for the expiration date before consuming it.

How to consume Zycel 100mg Capsule

Consume the capsule at any time of the day, with or without food. If you have difficulty swallowing, sprinkle the capsule contents into a spoonful of semisolid food and swallow immediately with a glass of water.


Safety Advices for Zycel 100mg Capsule

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Pregnancy

  

Do not use Zycel 100mg capsule if you are pregnant because this may harm the unborn baby. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning to get pregnant during the treatment.

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Breast Feeding

  

Breastfeeding is not recommended in women taking Zycel 100mg capsule because the medicine passes into the breast milk in small amounts and may harm your baby. Do not breastfeed during the treatment. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Zycel 100mg capsule is safe to be administered in patients with lung diseases. Inform your physician if you have any lung diseases before initiating the therapy. 

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Liver

  

DO not consume Zycel 100mg capsule if you are the patient with liver disease. However, inform your physician of any liver diseases before initiating the therapy.

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Alcohol

  

It is recommended not to consume alcohol while taking Zycel 100mg capsule as it may increase the gastrointestinal risks. Inform your physician if you drink alcoholic beverages.

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Driving

  

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking Zycel 100mg capsule. Contact your doctor for more information. 


Side Effects of Zycel 100mg Capsule

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Severe stomach pain, black stools and blood vomiting
  • Liver failure
  • Heart problems and Heart attack
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney toxicity
  • Worsening of asthma

Common

  • High BP
  • Urinary infections
  • Breathlessness
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion
  • Dizziness and sleeplessness
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Headache
  • Muscle stiffness and painful joints

Word of Advice

Follow the prescribed dosage and usage instructions provided by your healthcare professional. Inform your doctor about any known allergies or medical conditions you have before receiving Zycel 100mg capsule. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you have a kidney or liver condition, as this medicine is recommended for such conditions. If you notice any unexpected or severe side effects, like an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention. Inform your healthcare professional about any other medications or supplements you are consuming to avoid potential drug interactions. If you have any concerns regarding the treatment, consult your healthcare professional for information.


FAQs

Q 1. How can I manage side effects while taking Zycel 100mg capsule?

If you observe any side effects while taking Zycel 100mg capsule, stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids. Your medical professional may also recommend over-the-counter or prescription medications to help manage your symptoms. You should contact your physician if your side effects are severe or persistent.

Q 2. Are there any dietary restrictions while taking Zycel 100mg capsule?

There are no specific dietary restrictions associated with these medications. However, it is recommended to maintain a healthy and balanced diet to support overall health and well-being.

Q 3. Can Zycel 100mg capsule be taken during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?

It is unsafe to consume Zycel 100mg capsule during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant. Your doctor will decide whether you should use this medicine.

Q 4. How long does it take for Zycel 100mg capsule to start working?

The time it takes for the Zycel 100mg capsule to start working varies from person to person. However, it is important to continue taking the medication as your healthcare provider prescribes to achieve optimal treatment outcomes.

Q 5. What are the side effects of Zycel 100mg capsule?

The common side effects of Zycel 100mg capsule are high blood pressure, urinary infections, breathlessness, flu-like symptoms, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, dizziness, sleeplessness, difficulty swallowing, headache, muscle stiffness, and painful joints.


Fact Box of Zycel 100mg Capsule

Molecule name: Celecoxib

Therapeutic class: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

Pharmacological class: Selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors

Indications: 

  • Osteoarthritis 
  • Rheumatoid arthritis 
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis in patients 2 years and older 
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Acute pain  
  • Primary dysmenorrhea

References

  1. Upjohn UK Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on Jan 2021] [Accessed on 31st August 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.2945.pdf
  2. Pfizer Inc., US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on June 2018] [Accessed on 31st August 2023],  https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2018/020998s050lbl.pdf
  3. KD Tripathi, Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs and Antipyretic-Analgesics, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, 8th Edition, 2019, 209-226.

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