There are contraindications! Be sure to consult your doctor before taking any medication!
Skelan is an anti-inflammatory non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medicine. Skelan Amherst Laboratories's actions help reduce the chemicals found in the patient's organism that are usually responsible for the triggering of inflammation and pain.
Skelan is a drug normally prescribed in the treatment of pain, stiffness or inflammation that are usually triggered by medical disorders such as Gout, Osteoarthritis, menstruation abdominal cramps, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, injury, buritis and tendonitis.
Skelan could also be prescribed in the treatment of other medical conditions that have not been mentioned here.
While the patient is following a treatment with Skelan Amherst Laboratories, he or she should avoid consuming big amounts of alcohol. It is recommended that alcohol drinks should be entirely avoided as they increase the danger of stomach bleeding. Therefore, if the patient is consuming more than 3 bottles of different alcoholic beverages he or she might not be allowed to start a treatment with Skelan Amherst Laboratories.
Skelan can lead to drowsiness and dizziness. If you are following a treatment with this drug you should be careful while performing actions that require mental and physical alertness. The treatment with Skelan should be carefully monitored in the case of patients suffering from any of the next medical disorders:
Allergic reactions to Aspirin (or any other NSAIDs)
High blood pressure
Congestive heart disease
If you are suffering from any of these medical disorders you might not be allowed to start a treatment with Skelan Amherst Laboratories.
Skelan is a Category B FDA pregnancy drug. Therefore it is not considered to be harmful to an unborn child. However, if you are pregnant, consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Skelan Amherst Laboratories. Naproxen (one of Skelan Amherst Laboratories's main ingredients) can pass into breast milk. If you are nursing an infant you should consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Skelan Amherst Laboratories.
Skelan intake guidelines
Skelan ought to be taken in just like your doctor told you to. Do not disobey the physician's instructions.
You should accompany each dose of the drug with a glass of water (from 6 to 8 ounces of liquid). Do not take Skelan on an empty stomach as it can cause stomach upset. Do not stop your treatment with this drug without your doctor's consent even if you do not feel better after a few days of treatment.
Ask your doctor to calculate the dose of Skelan that suits you best. The correct dosage varies from one person to another, as it depends on a couple of factors.
Reported Skelan overdose symptoms are:
Tingling sensation in legs and arms
No or little urine production
Shallow and slow breathing
Ringing in the ears
If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here, you are in need of medical attention (inform your doctor immediately).
Skelan missed dose
Skelan can be taken in when you need it or on a regular basis. If you are following a treatment with Skelan Amherst Laboratories, try not to miss any of your doses. If you happen to miss one take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for another dose, skip the one that you have missed and continue with your regular schedule. You should not take in a double dose of this drug.
Skelan side effects
Very serious side effects of Skelan are bloody vomit or bloody stools.
Other dangerous side effects of Skelan are:
Allergic reactions (difficulty while breathing, throat closing, hives, swelling of mouth, lips and tongue).
Ringing in the ears
Stomach cramps or stomach upsets, indigestion or heartburn
Other side effects of the drug are:
There are other mild side effects that can also occur if you are taking Skelan Amherst Laboratories. Inform your physician if you feel anything disturbing or unusual.
Skelan drug reactions
You should inform your doctor if you are following a treatment with any of the drugs listed here:
Cold and cough medicines
Steroids (like prednisone)
If you are taking any of these drugs you may not be allowed to start taking Skelan Amherst Laboratories. Ask for your doctor's advice before you start a treatment with this drug.
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