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Surgam SA (Tiaprofenic Acid)and/or alternatives
Surgam SA 300mg from $0.69 USD/tabletSurgam SA 300mg
Marketed as Surgam Retard in Turkey
Manufactured by: Sanofi Aventis
Product of Turkey. Shipped from TurkeyRxPrescription Required
General Information on Surgam SA
Surgam SA is used for treating disorders such as rheumatic disorders, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, epicondylitis, fractures, sprains, lacerations or following a dental, gynaecological or orthopaedic procedure.
The active ingredient in the medicine is Tiaprofenic Acid, and it belongs to the class of NSAIDs. It works by inhibiting production of prostaglandin biosynthesis. Prostaglandins are chemicals that are responsible for causing pain or inflammation after an injury, surgery or disease.
You can buy Surgam SA in the form of oral tablets.
Side effects of Surgam SA
Digestive problems can commonly occur during Surgam SA treatment. Symptoms include diarrhea, heartburn and gastro-intestinal bleeding.
You should not take Surgam SA if you have a history of asthmatic attack or urticaria after taking an NSAID. Allergic manifestations can also happen, including swelling of eyelids or skin eruptions after taking Surgam SA. Also inform your doctor if you have a kidney or liver disease, ulcerative colitis, vomiting with blood, bleeding from anus, eye problem, heart failure, bladder disorder, easy bruising or bleeding or asthma.
Urinary symptoms such as bladder pain, frequency or dysuria may also happen. Using the medicine for a long time can also lead to non specific inflammatory changes in the bladder.
An overdose of Surgam SA can lead to lightheadedness, dizziness, drowsiness, shallow breathing, breathlessness, nausea, vomiting, fits, bleeding from anus, bloody diarrhea or black sticky stools. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop any of these symptoms. He or she may decide to decrease your dosage.
Do not buy Surgam SA if you have allergy to it. Symptoms of an allergy include hives on body, severe dizziness, difficulty breathing or facial swelling. Stop taking the medicine if you develop any of these symptoms. Seek medical attention if your symptoms do not improve even after discontinuing the medicine.
Dosage of Surgam SA
The treatment will start with Surgam SA 400mg per day, divided into 2 doses. Your doctor will advise you to take the tablet with meals, in order to prevent stomach related side effects. Once the desired effects are achieved, the dosage can be increased to Surgam 600mg per day. You may be advised to take two Surgam SA tablets once in a day.
Your doctor will advise you to take lots of fluids during the treatment. The tablet has to be taken whole, without crushing, chewing, dissolving or breaking it.
Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Taking the medicine more than prescribed will not help your condition to improve any faster. It will only increase risks of developing serious side effects of the drug.
Taking Surgam SA along with an anticoagulant can be dangerous for patients with renal disease or peptic ulcer. Therefore, the dosage has to be adjusted depending on the prothrombin time.
Some other medicinal products that may interact with Surgam SA adversely include salicylates, anticoagulants (e.g. warfarin), antidepressants, anti-diabetic medicines or insulin, drugs for controlling epilepsy, medicines for treating cancer (e.g. methotrexate), diuretics, medicines for controlling high blood pressure, antibiotics or sulphonamides.
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What is a "Generic" medication/drug?
Generic drugs are medications that have the comparable medicinal ingredients as the original brand name drug, but which are generally cheaper in price. Nearly 1 in 3 drugs dispensed are "generic". They undergo comparative testing to ensure that they are the same as their "brand" counterparts in:
- Active Ingredient (e.g. "Pravastatin" is the active ingredient in brand name Pravachol)
- Dosage (e.g. 10 mg of the active ingredient)
- Safety (e.g. same or similar side effects, drug interactions)
- Performance (e.g. 10 mg of a "generic" can be substituted for 10 mg of the "brand" and have the same therapeutic result)
- Intended use (e.g. both "generic" and "brand" would be prescribed for the same conditions)
What this means is that "generic" medications can be used as a substitute of their brand equivalents with comparable therapeutic results. There are a few exceptions (examples are outlined at the end of this page) and as always you should consult your physician before switching from a brand name medications to a generic or vice versa.
What differences are there between generic and brand?
While generics and brand equivalent drugs contain comparable active ingredients, they may be different in the following ways:
- Appearance (e.g. the scoring or markings)
The color, shape and size of the medication come from the fillers that are added to the active ingredients to make the drug. These fillers that are added to the drug have no medical use and do not to change the effectiveness of the final product. A generic drug must contain comparable active ingredients and must be comparable in strength and dosage to the original brand name equivalent. Generic drugs can be more cost effective than purchasing the brand name.
Why do generics cost less than the brand name equivalents?
When a new drug is "invented", the company that discovered it has a patent on it that gives them the exclusive production rights for this medication. Once the patent expires in a country, other companies can bring the product to market under their own name. This patent prevents other companies from copying the drug during that time so they can earn back their Research and Development costs through being the exclusive supplier of the product. After the patent expires however, other companies can develop a "generic" version of the product. These versions generally are offered at much lower prices because the companies do not have the same development costs as the original company who developed the medication.
The main thing to realize here though is that the two products are therapeutically comparable. They may look different, and be called something different, but they are required to be have the same active ingredient.
How are Generic drugs tested to ensure quality and efficacy?
The two most generally accepted methods to prove the safety of a generic version of a drug are to either repeat most of the chemistry, animal and human studies originally done, or to show that the drug performs comparably with the original brand name drug. This second option is called a "comparative bioavailability" study. During this type of study, volunteers are given the original drug, and then separately later the generic drug. The rates at which the drug is delivered to the patient (into their blood stream or otherwise absorbed) are measured to ensure they are the same. Because the same active ingredient is used the major concern is just that it delivers the common chemical(s) at the same rate so that they have the same effect. Please note that the methods that the manufacturers use may vary from country to country.