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Hifenac Sr 200 MG Tablet 10

Hifenac Sr 200 MG Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Aceclofenac is a NSAID, i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat mild to moderate pain and inflammation. It is effective in the treatment of pain and swelling of joints (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis) and relieves inflammation of the vertebrae (ankylosing spondylitis) to prevent the fusion of the spine bones.

    Mode of drug action


    Similar to the other NSAIDs, aceclofenac is a prostaglandin synthesis inhibitor. Thus, the prostaglandin effects such as sensitization of the spinal nerves to the painful stimuli, inflammation associated with vasodilation, and elevation of body temperature by the stimulation of thyroid gland are not produced.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of aceclofenac are redness and itching of the skin, dizziness, indigestion, abdominal pain, nausea, heartburn, diarrhea, and an increase in the liver enzymes.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Hifenac SR tablets should not be used by the individuals with a history of allergic reactions to the active ingredients. It is also not for use in patients who are allergic to aspirin or other anti-inflammatory agents.

    • People with severe liver function impairment should avoid Hifenac SR medicine. Smoking and alcohol consumption can increase the risk of liver injury when Hifenac SR drug is taken.

    • Hifenac SR tablet uses overweigh the risks in patients with kidney impairment, diabetes, certain stomach and intestinal problems, history of infections, clotting problems, liver function impairment, etc. only when used cautiously.

    • Pregnant women should not use Hifenac SR unless it is considered essential by a doctor. Breastfeeding women may use the drug by taking proper precautions such as scheduling the feeding and taking the medication with a maximum time gap.

    • Hifenac SR tablet can interact with certain over-the-counter drugs and prescription medicines. Therefore, a physician's consultation is necessary for co-administration of other drugs.

    • Hifenac SR tablet side effects such as erythema (redness) and itching may need discontinuation of the Hifenac SR medicine. Hifenac SR tablet side effects such as nausea and heartburn are dose-related. Therefore, do not exceed the prescribed dose and duration.

    What else should I know?

    1. I have taken mifepristone to terminate my pregnancy. Can I take aceclofenac for a backache? Do not take aceclofenac at least for 8-12 days after taking mifepristone. You may consult your doctor for a safer use of the drug.

    2. How should I take the aceclofenac tablets? It is preferable to take aceclofenac tablets with food, i.e. after eating.

    3. Can I drive or operate machines after taking the aceclofenac? You should refrain from driving or using machinery which requires attention as aceclofenac may cause side effects such as dizziness and drowsiness.

    4. Can I give aceclofenac for my 15-year-old child for pain relief? The medicine is not indicated for the children less than 18 years of age.

    5. What should I do if I experience nausea after taking aceclofenac? Consume simple foods instead of spicy foods if you experience nausea after taking aceclofenac.

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