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Medication Guide for Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

What is the most important information I should know about medicines called

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)?

NSAIDs can cause serious side effects, including:

o with increasing doses of NSAIDs

o with longer use of NSAIDs

Do not take NSAIDs right before or after a heart surgery called a "coronary artery

bypass graft (CABG)."

Avoid taking NSAIDs after a recent heart attack, unless your healthcare provider tells you to. You may have an increased risk of another heart attack if you take NSAIDs after a recent heart attack.

Increased risk of bleeding, ulcers, and tears (perforation) of the esophagus (tube leading from the mouth to the stomach), stomach and intestines:

o   anytime during use

o   without warning symptoms

o   that may cause death

The risk of getting an ulcer or bleeding increases with:

o  past history of stomach ulcers, or stomach or intestinal bleeding with use of

    NSAIDs

o  taking medicines called "corticosteroids", "anticoagulants", "SSRIs", or "SNRIs"

o  increasing doses of NSAIDs

o  older age

o  longer use of NSAIDs

o  poor health o smoking

o  advanced liver disease

o  drinking alcohol

o  bleeding problems

NSAIDs should only be used:

o  exactly as prescribed

o  at the lowest dose possible for your treatment

o  for the shortest time needed

What are NSAIDs?

NSAIDs are used to treat pain and redness, swelling, and heat (inflammation) from medical conditions such as different types of arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other types of short-term pain.

Who should not take NSAIDs?

Do not take NSAIDs:

Before taking NSAIDs, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription or over-the-counter medicines, vitamins or herbal supplements.

NSAIDs and some other medicines can interact with each other and cause serious side effects. Do not start taking any new medicine without talking to your healthcare provider first.

What are the possible side effects of NSAIDs?

NSAIDs can cause serious side effects, including:

See "What is the most important information I should know about medicines called

Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)?"

Get emergency help right away if you get any of the following symptoms:

shortness of breath or trouble breathing

Stop taking your NSAID and call your healthcare provider right away if you get any

of the following symptoms:

If you take too much of your NSAID, call your healthcare provider or get medical

help right away.

These are not all the possible side effects of NSAIDs. For more information, ask your

healthcare provider or pharmacist about NSAIDs.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to

FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Other information about NSAIDs:

General information about the safe and effective use of NSAIDs Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use NSAIDs for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give NSAIDs to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. If you would like more information about NSAIDs, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about NSAIDs that is written for health professionals.

Please address medical inquiries to, (MedicalAffairs@zydususa.com) Tel.: 1-877-993-8779.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

This product's label may have been updated. For current full prescribing information,

please visit www.zydususa.com.

Revised: 5/2019
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