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Sugafen Information

Sugafen Benefits & Uses

Sugafen is used to treat the following -

Sugafen Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Sugafen


Sugafen Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Sugafen is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain Moderate
  2. Constipation Severe
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Epigastric Pain
  5. Flatulence Moderate
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Loss of appetite
  8. Skin Rash Mild
  9. Heartburn Severe

Sugafen Related Warnings

Is the use of Sugafen safe for pregnant women?

Sugafen can cause unwanted effects on pregnant women. If you experience any such side effects, stop taking Sugafen right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.


Is the use of Sugafen safe during breastfeeding?

Sugafen has been seen to have side effects in very few breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Sugafen on the Kidneys?

Sugafen can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


What is the effect of Sugafen on the Liver?

Sugafen can have moderate side effects on the [Organ]. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


What is the effect of Sugafen on the Heart?

There may be severe side effects of Sugafen on your [Organ]. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.


Severe Interaction of Sugafen with Other Drugs

Sugafen should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Sugafen Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Sugafen unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Asthma
  2. Bleeding
  3. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  4. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
  5. Stomach Infection
  6. Kidney Disease
  7. Peptic Ulcer
  8. Anemia

Frequently asked Questions about Sugafen

Is this Sugafen habit forming or addictive?

No, Sugafen is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Sugafen as it does not make you drowsy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Sugafen only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Sugafen is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

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Sugafen Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Sugafen

There is no information on the effects of food and Sugafen because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.


Interaction between Alcohol and Sugafen

Taking alcohol with Sugafen can be dangerous.


Sugafen से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 11 months पहले

Can Sugafen cause ulcers of bleeding problems?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Sugafen can cause bleeding problems, ulcers, and perforation in stomach and intestine. These complications might develop during any phase of the treatment without warning symptoms. The risk may be aggravated for people who consume NSAIDs for a long period of time, who are elderly, who have poor health and who drink alcohol while taking Sugafen. It is important that you talk to your doctor if you ever had ulcers or any kind of bleeding disorders. Talk to your doctor immediately if you start developing symptoms like vomiting with blood, bloody stools, heartburn, and stomach pain

सवाल about 1 year पहले

What is Sugafen?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB, General Surgery

Sugafen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which is used for the treatment of tenderness, swelling, stiffness, and pain associated with osteoarthritis in which there is a breakdown of the lining of the joints, and rheumatoid arthritis in which there is swelling of the lining of the joints. It is also used for alleviation of the menstrual pain, before and during the menstrual cycle. It is also used to relieve fever and pain associated with a headache, minor aches, sprains, common cold, toothache, and backache. It also shows the antiplatelet effect which means it prevents the formation of blood clots. Sugafen is used for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis (a chronic skin disease causing scaling and swelling), gouty arthritis (which develops from the built up of some chemical in the joints) and ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis that affects the spine).

सवाल about 1 year पहले

How to take Sugafen?

Dr. Chirag Bhingradiya MBBS, Pediatrics

Sugafen is available in the form of a tablet, chewable tablet, suspension and drops, and syrup. Prescription Sugafen is taken every 4 to 6 hours for arthritis and pain. Adults and children older than 12 years may take non-prescription Sugafen every 4 to 6 hours. Children and infants may be given Sugafen every 6 to 8 hours. It is important to take Sugafen with food or milk so as to prevent stomach upset. If you are taking Sugafen every day, remember to take it at the same time. Sugafen is also available in combination with other drugs for treating cold and cough. If you have prescribed a combination containing Sugafen, do not take any non-prescription drug containing Sugafen as it might cause overdosage. Shake the drops and suspensions well before use. 

सवाल 9 months पहले

Does Sugafen have muscle relaxant properties?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS, General Physician

No, Sugafen is not a muscle relaxant. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is used to relieve pain and inflammation associated with aches, sprains, and strains. 

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Does Sugafen cause dizziness?

Dr. Mayank Yadav MBBS, General Physician

Dizziness is a feeling of light-headedness and unbalance. Yes, Sugafen has been associated with dizziness and overdose may cause fainting as well. Therefore, if you experience dizziness do not force yourself to perform any activity instead lie down take rest and inform your doctor if it persists for more than half an hour.

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