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Acefen Gel

SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Acefen Gel

Acefen Gel side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Acefen Gel

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

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).

Acefen Gel related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acefen Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Acefen Gel is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Acefen Gel to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Apply it as a thin layer over the affected area or as suggested by your doctor.
  • Do not apply to broken, diseased, infected, inflamed or irritated skin, or to open wounds.
  • Avoid getting it in the eyes, mouth or nose. Rinse with cold water if you accidentally get it in these areas.
  • It may increase the risk of sunburn. Avoid exposing the treated area of skin to excessive sunlight.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice itching, redness of the skin, and peeling of skin while using this medicine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acefen

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i am having a pain in the knee due to osteoarthritis what medicine to followa lot of joint pain
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hi. Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. You may take Tramadol for pain relief. Do hot fomentation and apply Diclofenac gel locally. Do knee strengthening exercises. If no relief , knee translant is the option.
I am facing too much pain in my legs (below knee) in muscles, they are also swollen & having strain.No relief after applying pain relief balm or gel
Dr. Akshay Choudhary
Ayurveda
Dont rub it Take Tab.Mobixox 1-0-1
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FAQs

Q. Is Acefen safe?

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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