Afen 100mg Tablet

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Parasol Laboratories

Composition for Afen 100mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
22.42
₹2.24/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Afen Tablet

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Uses of Afen Tablet

Afen 100mg Tablet 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 Afen Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Afen 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. It is better to take Afen 100mg Tablet with food.

How Afen Tablet works

Afen 100mg tablet 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 Afen Tablet

Expert advice for Afen Tablet

  • 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.
  • Afen can raise a 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 Afen 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking aceclofenac with alcohol may increase risk of stomach bleeding.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Afen 100mg Tablet 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
No information is available on the use of Afen 100mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Afen 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Afen 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Afen 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Afen 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Afen 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Afen 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Afen 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while the patient is taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Twinease 200mg Tablet, Nyci 100mg Tablet, Niq 200mg Tablet DT, Hilid P Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Afen 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Aceclofenac

Q. Is aceclofenac safe?
Aceclofenac (also available as Hifenac, Zerodol) is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is aceclofenac a painkiller/ antipyretic/ antibiotic?
Aceclofenac is a pain relieving medication and not an antibiotic. It may reduce fever; however consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Is aceclofenac better than diclofenac?
Aceclofenac and diclofenac are equally effective and safe in relieving pain. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is aceclofenac paracetamol/ aspirin?
No. Aceclofenac is not paracetamol or aspirin.
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