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Overview

Uses of Aceloflam MR Tablet

Aceloflam MR Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness

How to use Aceloflam MR Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Aceloflam MR Tablet works

Aceloflam MR Tablet is a combination of two pain relieving medicines (Aceclofenac and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen) and a muscle relaxant (Chlorzoxazone). The pain relieving medicines work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). The muscle relaxant works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.

Aceloflam MR Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Aceloflam MR Tablet. Taking Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Chlorzoxazone with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aceloflam MR Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Aceloflam MR Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Aceloflam MR Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Aceloflam MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aceloflam MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Aceloflam MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Aceloflam MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aceloflam MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Aceloflam MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Aceloflam MR Tablet to relieve pain due to muscle spasm.
  • This medicine is most effective when taken along with proper rest and physical therapy.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Aceloflam MR Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Older adults may have increased drowsiness, confusion, and higher risk of falling as a result of taking Aceloflam MR Tablet.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Aceloflam MR

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Muscular pain in neck frequently
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take physiotherapy sittings and also do yoga, Tab shallaki mr cap 1 cap twice
Feeling extreme muscular pain in right leg at the lower limb and in waistPlease suggest medication as I m suffering from unbearable painPleas give me consultation
Dr. M. K. Ansari
Neurologist
take ZIX MR OD for 5 days and consult a neurologist for physical examination and investigations
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FAQs

Q. What is Aceloflam MR?

Aceloflam MR is a combination of three medicines: Aceclofenac, Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone. This medicine helps in relieving muscle pain by relaxing the affected muscles. It relieves pain caused due to muscle spasm, cramp or injury. It also lowers certain chemical substances in the body that cause pain.

Q. What can I do along with Aceloflam MR to reduce muscle pain?

If you are suffering from muscle pain due to muscle injury or overuse, you should take rest. Taking rest will help you avoid any further injury and help you recover efficiently. Make sure that you take plenty of sleep and try to reduce stress. Applying ice pack to the affected area may help in relieving pain and inflammation. If your muscle pain is due to some other disease, follow the advice of your doctor.

Q. Can I get addicted to Aceloflam MR?

No, there are no reports of any patient getting addicted to Aceloflam MR.

Q. Can I stop taking Aceloflam MR when my pain is relieved?

Aceloflam MR is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Aceloflam MR should be continued if you are advised by your doctor to do so.

Q. Can the use of Aceloflam MR cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Aceloflam MR can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Aceloflam MR cause damage to liver?

Aceloflam MR contains Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone, both these medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially when taken in doses above the recommended level. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal live enzymes.

Q. How long will Aceloflam MR take to act?

It may take about an hour to notice the initial benefits of pain relief after taking Aceloflam MR.

Q. What if I forget to take Aceloflam MR?

If you forget to take the scheduled dose of Aceloflam MR and it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and take your next dose at the scheduled time. Otherwise, take it as soon as you remember, and then go back to taking your medicine as you would normally. Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose you missed because this may increase the risk of unwanted side effect due to overdosage. If you are not sure what to do, consult your doctor about how to manage a situation like this.

Q. Will Aceloflam MR be more effective if taken in higher than recommended doses?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Aceloflam MR?

The use of Aceloflam MR is considered to be harmful in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or active, recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Does Aceloflam MR expire?

Yes, Aceloflam MR does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Aceloflam MR after the expiry date.

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