1.What is DEXDAY and what is it used for?
The active ingredient in DEXDAY 50 mg effervescent tablet is dexketoprofen trometamol.
DEXDAY are white colored effervescent tablets with notches on one side, round, slightly yellow spots on the top.
Dexketoprofen trometamol S - (+) - 2- (3-benzoylphenyl) tromethamine salt of propionic acid is a pain reliever, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic drug included in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs = NSAIDs) group.
DEXDAY is used in the treatment of muscle and skeletal pain, menstrual pain, toothache, mild to moderate pain after surgery.
DEXDAY 20 and 30 effervescent tablets are packed in Alu / Alu foil blister and carton box together with the instructions for use.
2. Things to watch out for before using DEXDAY * DO NOT use DEXDAY in the following situations.
If you have
hypersensitivity (allergy) to dexketoprofen or any of the other ingredients in the DEXDAY formula,
asthma attacks, acute allergic rhinitis (short term inflammation of the inner surface of the nose), nasal polyps (swelling in the nose due to allergies), hives, angioedema (swelling of the face and throat as a result of allergy) or if you have chestitis after taking aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, If you have a
previous stomach ulcer (wound) / bleeding, digestive disorder, or you have bowel problems caused by inflammation (Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis),
If you have a history of stomach or intestinal bleeding, If you have
severe heart failure, moderate to severe kidney disease or severe liver function failure,
• If you have a blood clotting disease,
• If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
USE DEXDAY CAREFULLY in the following situations.
• You are allergic to other medicines,
• If you have any allergies.
• If you have kidney, heart and liver disease, high blood pressure, heart failure or sweating due to fluid retention,
• You have blood disease, lupus erythematosus (a disease manifested by scaling of the skin) or mixed connective tissue disease,
• If you are trying to
conceive. Please consult your doctor if it applies to you, even in any period.
Using DEXDAY with food and drink
Take DEXDAY at least 30 minutes before meals.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this medication.
DEXDAY should not be used during pregnancy.
If you notice that you are pregnant during your treatment, consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using this medication.
DEXDAY should not be used during breastfeeding.
Vehicle and machine use
DEXDAY may have mild or moderate effects on the ability to use machinery or vehicles, due to the possibility of dizziness and drowsiness. Caution should be exercised when using machinery or vehicles, or use of machinery or vehicles should be avoided.
Important information about some of the ingredients of DEXDAY *
Warning for sodium;
Each effervescent tablet of DEXDAY contains 2.5 mmol (57.7 mg) sodium. This should be considered for patients on a controlled sodium diet.
Warn for aspartame;
This medicine contains aspartame. Aspartame is a source of phenylalanine and can be harmful to patients with phenylketonuria (a rare hereditary disease).
Warning for sorbitol;
If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.
Warning for potassium;
This medicinal product contains less than 1 mmol of potassium per effervescent tablet; that is, it "does not contain potassium".
Use with other medicines
Combinations not recommended;
• Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), corticosteroids or other anti-inflammatory drugs (drugs used to treat inflammation)
• Warfarin, heparin and other drugs (drugs used to prevent blood clotting)
• Lithium (drug used in the treatment of some mood states)
• Methotrexate (cancer and a persistent disease causing pain and deformity in joints)
• Hidantions and phenytoin (drug used in the treatment of epilepsy)
• Sulfamethoxazole (drug used in the treatment of bacterial inflammations)
Combinations that need attention,
• ACE inhibitors, diuretics, beta-blockers and angiotensin II antagonists (high medicine used in the treatment of blood pressure and heart problems)
• Pentoxifylline and oxpentifylline (drug used in the treatment of chronic venous ulcers)
• Zidovudine ( drug used in the treatment of viral infections)
• Chlorpropamide and glibenclamide (drug used in the treatment of diabetes)
Combinations to be considered;
• Quinolone antibiotics (ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin; drugs used in the treatment of bacterial infections)
• Cyclosporine and tacrolimus ( drugs used in organ transplantation or in the treatment of immune system diseases)
• Streptokinase and other thrombolytic or fibrinolytic drugs (drugs used in the treatment of blood clots)
• Probenecid ( drugs used in the treatment of gout disease) )
• digoxin (a drug used to treat chronic heart failure)
• Mifepristone (used in the treatment of pregnancy termination)
• Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors antidepressants
• Antithrombocyte agents (drugs that reduce blood clotting or blood clot formation)
or if you have recently used it, inform your doctor and pharmacy.
If you are currently using any prescription or non-prescription medication or have recently used it, please inform your doctor or pharmacist about them.
How is 3.D £ XDAY used?
Instructions for appropriate use and dose / frequency of administration:
Always use DEXDAY as recommended by your doctor.
Your doctor will determine and apply the dose of the drug according to the severity and type of your pain. According to the type and severity of pain, the recommended dose is 25 mg (1/2 effervescent tablet) every 8 hours or 50 mg (1 effervescent tablet) once a day. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 75 mg.
Application way and method:
DEXDAY is taken orally by dissolving it in a glass of water.
Different age groups:
Use in children and adolescents:
DEXDAY should not be used in children.
Use in the elderly (over 65 years of age):
The recommended starting dose in the elderly should not be more than 50 mg per day (DEXDAY once a day).
special use cases:
In patients with renal impairment, the recommended starting dose should not exceed 50 mg per day (DEXDAY once a day).
In patients with hepatic impairment, the recommended starting dose should not exceed 50 mg per day (DEXDAY once daily).
If you have the impression that the effect of DEKDAV is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have used more DEXDAY than you should:
Talk to a doctor or pharmacist if you have used more than you should use from DEXDAY.
If you forget to use DEXDAY
Do not take a double dose to make up for forgotten doses.
Skip the missed dose and take the next dose as usual. If you forget to take more than one dose, tell your doctor.
Effects that may occur after the end of treatment with DEXDAY:
If you encounter any problems with the use of DEXDAY, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
You can stop using DEXDAY by consulting your doctor.
4. What are the possible side effects?
Like all medicines, DEXDAY may have side effects in people who are sensitive to the substances in its content.
If any of the following occur stop using DEXDAY and IMMEDIATELY inform your doctor or go to the nearest emergency department:
• Anaphylactic reaction (sudden hypersensitivity reaction)
• Angioneurotic edema (swelling of the face and throat as a result of allergies)
• Stevens Johnson syndrome (Inflammation with blood, swelling and redness on the skin and around the eyes)
• Toxic epidermal necrolysis (severe a disease)
These are all very serious side effects. You may need urgent medical attention or hospitalization.
All of these very serious side effects are very rare,
If you notice any of the following, inform your doctor immediately or contact the emergency department of your nearest hospital:
Abnormal liver function tests Photosensitive reactions (sensitivity to light)
Kidney inflammation Pancreatic inflammation
Gastric and intestinal infection associated with diarrhea and vomiting Stomach ulcer, stomach ulcer bleeding Low blood pressure High blood pressure Reduced respiratory frequency Constriction of the bronchi, spasm of the bronchi Shortness of breath, breathing Difficulty Accelerated heart rate Blurred vision Numbness
Decreased number of fragmented cells in the blood Decreased blood platelet count
Vertigo (dizziness caused by imbalance
These are all serious side effects. Immediate medical attention may be required.
Serious side effects are very rare.
If you notice any of the following, tell your doctor:
• Headache, dizziness, sleepiness
• Fatigue, pain, weakness, tremor, malaise
• Excessive urination
• Back pain
• Menstrual cycle disorders, prostatic disorders
• Redness of the skin
• Increased sweating
• Mouth Dryness
• Gas-induced gastrointestinal bloating
• Nausea and / or vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea
• Loss of appetite
These are mild side effects of DEXDAY.
If you encounter any side effects not mentioned in these instructions for use, inform your doctor or pharmacist.
^ 5.How to store DEXDAY
Keep DEKDAY in places where children can not see or reach and in its package.