Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is prescribed to treat pain and swelling of joints and muscles

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S contains Flurbiprofen

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is also prescribed to treat conditions like arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and osteoarthritis

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is taken orally (via mouth) once or twice daily with or without meals

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is to be administered under doctor’s advisement

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Type

Tablet

Feature

100mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Flurbiprofen Sodium

Composition

Flurbiprofen 100 mg

Brand

Rasco Pharma

Prescription Required

No

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About 

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which is a painkiller effective against medium to extreme pain. It helps in alleviating swelling, stiffness, tenderness, and pain in conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, dysmenorrhea, gout, muscle pain, migraine and dental pain. It is also an antipyretic. 

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S should ideally be taken with food to avoid any stomach disturbance. The treatment should be continued until the doctor advises for it to be stopped even if you start feeling better. 

Before the medication is started, you must inform your doctor about any illnesses in advance, such as cardiac issues, stomach ulcers, liver problems, kidney problems and if you have previously ever reacted to an NSAID painkiller. If you are taking any medication prior to your treatment with Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S you must inform your doctor.

Some common side effects are diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, dizziness, drowsiness and indigestion. Any consistent side effects should not be ignored and your doctor would need to be informed so he may help you alleviate them.

Indications

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis 
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Menstrual pain
  • Post surgical pain
  • Migraine
  • Dental pain
  • Sprains 
  • Tendinitis

How does Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S work

It works by blocking the release of the enzyme that produces prostaglandins which cause fever, pain, and inflammation. As a result the pain is alleviated.

How to use product

Take Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S orally with food to avoid upsetting the stomach. Swallow it with water or milk.

Dosage 

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is to be taken in the dosage your doctor prescribes you which could be divided into twice or thrice a day. It is to be taken in the least possible amount which is effective and its duration should not unnecessarily be extended. A maximum dose of 300mg per day should not be exceeded.

Adult dosage 

  • In pain and inflammation management associated with muscles and joints: 150-200mg per day in divided doses. In increased pain, upto 300mg/day can be given.
  • For menstrual pain: 50-100mg can be given every 4-6 hours

The doses mostly are 50mg tablets thrice a day or 100mg tablets twice a day but your doctor will prescribe the strength according to the seriousness of your condition.

Child dosage

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is recommended for patients over the age of 18.

Elderly dosage

Patients above the age of 65 are at a higher risk of kidney damage and stomach ulceration so their doctor will recommend the appropriate dose.

Pregnancy use and lactation

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is not recommended for use in pregnancy especially the third trimester as it can cause heart problems in the baby. Your doctor will consider the risks and rewards of the medication and guide you accordingly.

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S does not get passed through to the breast milk in a considerable amount hence is safe to use during breastfeeding.

Contraindications

  • Allergic to flurbiprofen 
  • Kidney or liver failure
  • Ulcers in the stomach
  • Pregnancy or planning to conceive
  • Fluid retention
  • Alcohol 
  • Allergy to aspirin 
  • Clotting or breathing problems

Precautions

  • Breast feeding
  • Asthma
  • If you are about to have any surgery
  • Elderly people
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Blood pressure
  • Bad circulation 
  • Smoking 
  • Within 2 hours of taking Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S do not consume antacids

Interactions with other medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S:

  • Blood thinners such as warfarin
  • Steroids
  • Cardiac drugs/ blood pressure medication
  • Diuretics 
  • Certain antidepressants
  • Methotrexate
  • Lithium
  • Digoxin 
  • Erlotinib 
  • ACE inhibitors
  • Cyclosporin 

Adverse effects 

Like most medicines,Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

Common adverse effects

  • Nausea 
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach ulceration
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash
  • Fatigue 

Rare adverse effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Frequent urination
  • Extreme stomach pain
  • Swelling
  • Bloody vomit
  • Bladder pain and burning urination
  • Black stool
  • Tingling sensation
  • Blurred vision
  • Bloody nose
  • Back and leg pain

How to cope with some of the adverse effects

  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to overburden themselves for a few days.
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea –Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.. 
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak –If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Muscular Aches And Pains- A hot or cold compress can be placed at the area of discomfort to bring relief;an over the counter pain reliever such as paracetamol or ibuprofen can be ingested to bring ease as well. Avoid high intensity exercise while suffering from muscular pain.
  • Heartburn – can be dealt with by chewing on mint flavored gum that’ll help neutralize the acid in the body.Standing up straighter,adding ginger to the daily diet,elevating the patient’s upper body and having licorice supplements has shown to provide relief.

FAQ’s

#1. WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I MISS A DOSE?

If a dose has been forgotten then take it as soon as you remember unless it’s close to the time of the next dose, in that case wait for the time of the next dose and do not take double the dose.

#2. WHAT SHOULD I BE AVOIDING DURING MY TREATMENT WITH Rasbid 100mg Tablet?

Alcohol should not be taken during treatment as it can cause damage to the stomach and cause bleeding.

#3. HOW TO STORE Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S?

Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#4. CAN Rasbid 100mg Tablet BE USED FOR TOOTHACHE?

Yes Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is effective against toothaches.

#5. IS Rasbid 100mg Tablet A STEROID?

No, Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is not a steroid. It comes from a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug category.

#6. WILL Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

No,there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

#7. IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S interacts with oral contraceptives.

#8. IS IT SAFE TO HAVE ANTACIDS FOR INDIGESTION ALONG WITH Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S?
No, antacids should not be taken at least 2 hours after taking Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S.

#9. WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S AND HOW OFTEN?

Kidney and liver function tests will be needed for regular monitoring if Rasbid 100mg Tablet 5 ‘S is taken regularly for long periods.