Afenac TH Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Muscle relaxation, Headache
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
120
₹12.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Afenac TH Tablet

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Uses of Aceclofenac

Aceclofenac is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, muscle pain, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Aceclofenac

Common

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

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How to use Aceclofenac

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 Afenac TH Tablet works

Aceclofenac 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).
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Uses of Thiocolchicoside

Thiocolchicoside is used for muscle relaxation
It relieves painful spasms of the skeletal muscles.
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Side effects of Thiocolchicoside

Common

Sleepiness, Dry mouth.

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How to use Thiocolchicoside

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 Afenac TH Tablet works

Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.

In Depth Information on Afenac TH Tablet

Expert advice for Aceclofenac

  • 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.
  • Aceclofenac 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.

Expert advice for Thiocolchicoside

  • Thiocolchicoside can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Thiocolchicoside, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Afenac TH Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking aceclofenac with alcohol may increase risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Afenac TH 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 Afenac TH Tablet d
uring lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Afenac TH Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Afenac TH Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Afenac TH Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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

Use of Afenac TH 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Afenac TH 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 is structurally related and metabolised to diclofenac. Both 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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Frequently asked questions for Thiocolchicoside

Q. What is Thiocolchicoside?
Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is used in adults and adolescents from 16 years onwards as an add-on treatment for painful muscular contractions. It is to be used for acute conditions related to the spinal column.
Q. Is Thiocolchicoside a steroid?
No, Thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.
Q. Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?
Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.
Q. Is Thiocolchicoside safe?
Thiocolchicoside is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. Recently, there have been reports that one of the products formed in the body when taking Thiocolchicoside at high doses may cause damage to the some cells which could be a risk factor for cancer, harm to unborn child and impairment of male fertility. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Q. How does Thiocolchicoside works?
Thiocochicoside works by acting on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.
Q. Is Thiocolchicoside addictive?
No, Thiocolchicoside is not known to have any addiction potential.
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