Acefen Gel

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Salud Care India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Acefen NA Gel

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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Pregnancy
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Liver
29.52
15 gm in 1 tube
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Medicine Overview of Acefen Gel

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Uses of Acefen Gel

Acefen Gel is used in fever, Headache, arthralgia, myalgia, dental pain, post operative pain, Pain during menstruation, Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Acefen Gel

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Acefen Gel

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.

How Acefen Gel works

Acefen gel is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Acefen Gel

Expert advice for Acefen Gel

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Acefen can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Acefen Gel
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acefen Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Acefen Gel should be used with caution during lactation. Br
east feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Acefen Gel does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Acefen Gel should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acefen Gel may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Acefen Gel is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Acefen Gel is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver
disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acefen NA Gel

Frequently asked questions for Ibuprofen

Acefen is safe if used at the doses and for the duration prescribed by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.
Q. Can I take Acefen with Betahistine?
Acefen can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Acefen with Tamsulosin or paracetamol?
Acefen can be taken with Tamsulosin or paracetamol. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together.
Q. Can I take Acefen with rabeprazole?
Acefen can be taken with Rabeprazole . Rabeprazole is used to prevent painkiller (NSAIDs) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no reported drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Acefen with famotidine?
Acefen can be taken with Famotidine as no harmul effects have been seen when they are used together. Acefen is a pain killer and belongs to the group of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents) and you should be careful while taking NSAIDs as they are strong gastric acid stimulators and would increase the gastric acid secretion and further worsen your underlying condition.
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