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Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR


Overview

Uses of Activa MR Tablet MR

Activa MR Tablet MR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weakness
  • Sleepiness

How to use Activa MR Tablet MR

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. Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid acidity and heartburn.

How Activa MR Tablet MR works

Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR is a combination of a muscle relaxant (Chlorzoxazone) and two pain relieving medicines (Diclofenac and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen). The muscle relaxant works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving movement of muscles. The pain relieving medicines work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Activa MR Tablet MR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR. Taking Chlorzoxazone+Diclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR 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 Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR 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 Activa MR 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg Tablet MR.
  • 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 Activa MR

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Sir I have started running practice from 15 days back now I am getting calf muscle pain. my sister advice to take ubicar tablets it can be taken?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Take acelo MR twice daily for 1 weekAlso omez 20 Mg once daily before breakfast for 10 days
I have type 2 diabetic. I have uploaded the prescription I am following. I would like to know the difference between below two medicines. Both the medicines are by Dr. Reddy's Lab but there is a big difference in the price. RECLIMET 80 MG/500 MG TABLET RECLIMET MR TABLET MR Other Query Is there any substitute for JALRA 50 MG? This medicine is very costly and it is difficult for me to afford it.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
This salt is costly and substitute is also almost same priceConsult your doctor may be he will manage with other cheap saltAs need to adjust the doseA person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED. ALWAYS IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you SHOULD not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
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FAQs

Q. What is Activa MR?

Activa MR is a combination of three medicines: Diclofenac, Paracetamol, and Chlorzoxazone. This medication helps in relieving muscle pain. Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant which works by acting on the central nervous system. Diclofenac and Paracetamol work by lowering the chemical substance (prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain and inflammation.

Q. Is it safe to use Activa MR?

Activa MR is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dryness in the mouth, weakness, sleepiness and other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.

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

Activa MR should be continued if advised for a specific time duration by your doctor. However, it can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.

Q. Can the use of Activa MR cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Activa MR can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Activa MR cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Activa 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 sometime and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Activa MR cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Activa MR can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect them from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Activa MR can increase the risks of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for Activa MR?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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