Medicine Overview of Afenak Plus MR Tablet
Afenak Plus MR Tablet is used for muscular pain.
Side Effects of Afenak Plus MR are Nausea, Vomiting, Heartburn, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Loss of appetite, Tiredness, Sleepiness.
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.
Afenak Plus 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 centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.
In Depth Information on Afenak Plus MR Tablet
- You have been prescribed Afenak Plus MR Tablet to relieve pain due to muscle spasm.
- It is usually used along with rest and physical therapy.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Afenak Plus 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 while taking Afenak Plus 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.
Afenak Plus MR Tablet related warnings
Taking Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen+Chlorzoxazone with alcohol can cause liver damage.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Afenak Plus MR 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.
No information is available on the use of Afenak Plus MR Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Afenak Plus MR Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Afenak Plus MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Afenak Plus MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Afenak Plus MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Afenak Plus MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Afenak Plus MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Afenak Plus MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
Questions Related to Afenak Plus MR
I am getting mild muscular pain near left side below heart region extreme lower side from yesterday My bp is 150/100 i have took amlopine tablet yesterday night No h/o htn or dm But last yr was same problem and had treated for htn for 1 week Should i take cardivas tab? Temporary? Cause m in office now I will go to evening
Dr. Pushkar Mani
yes and refer to physician for the regular dosagecheck ur HBA1C, serum creatinine, BUN, urine routine, CBC, Lipid profile, ESR, Liver enzyme - ASt & ALt and let me know the reportsalso refer to opthalmologist for routine eye checkup
I am having muscular pain in neck and shoulder. The is fourth time it has happened. Is it due to gymming and if yes please advise how do i avoid this and future and strengthen my muscles so that it does not affect my gymming. Thankyou
Dr. Mohit Sharma
You Should Consult to Good Physiotherapy Doctor for this. Treatment Consist of TENS , Heating & Spinal Muscle Strengthning Exercises. It will help u for Sure. U can Book Appointment with me or for Free consultation plz call at 9XXXXXX Dr. Mohit Sharma Surya Physiotherapy Clinic & Home Vsit Service, Ghaziabad.
Last 4 days severe back and hip muscular pain due to long sitting (8-10 hour sitting for 2 days continues after long sitting break) please advise me what can I doI have take 3 cap. of Theospas 4mg but no relief in pain
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Bone & Joint Specialist
Adv. Tab Mobizox 1 BD after meals,with acupuncture of milk . Cap Pan D 1 BD before meals, for 3 days.With a cup of milk, ( correction )
I have muscular pain in my back. I was diagnosed for PILONIDAL SINUS 3 years back. I use bike for travelling and it happens after a month. Then i take rest and sleep on my stomach and its all fine. Is dere any medicine i can take to relieve the pain.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Tab Dolo 650 1 SOS, Hot fomentaron, Ointment Omnigel twice a day x 3 days. Also do black strengthening exercise
I have muscular pain in my right hand more than 5 days pls give me good solution thanks
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Do hot formantation firstlyAnd after three days do exercises
respected Dr. I PATIENT from pain below stumach last three months .I examine by MBBS,MD,and general surgeon.my sonography report declared nil. All doctors tell me muscular pain. I m very worried.please give me how I relief from this muscular pain.I walk every day 6km.before this pain.I a sure that my muscular pain cause of my speedy walk.but now please suggest me what to do and how I my relief fromI PATIENT muscular pain last 3 months
Dr. Khalid Basha
please use acemiz mr tab twice a day, after a food, if u get that pain againtake time to time food, dont skip meals use curd always after foodwithin 15days, u will get good resultif u have anydoubt then, plz let me know, thank u have a nice day
Muscular pain in left leg since 6 yearsNo any problem indicating in MRI
Dr. Waseem Mirza
hello PATIENT consult a ortho surgeon nearby, meanwhile take cap Meganeuron OD, 1 cap daily for 1 month, tab shelcal 500 1 tab daily for 1 month, tab pcm 500 sos
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Frequently asked questions about Afenak Plus MR Tablet
Q. What is Afenak plus mr?
Afenak plus mr is a combination of three medicines: Aceclofenac, Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone. This medicine helps in relieving muscle pain. It helps in relaxing muscles which relieves pain due muscle spasm, cramp or injury. It also lowers certain chemical substance in the body that cause pain.
Q. What can I do along with Afenak plus 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 to avoid any further injury and helps you recover effeciently. 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 inflamation. If your muscle pain is due to some other disease, follow the advice of your doctor.
Q. Can I get addicted to Afenak plus mr?
No, there are no report of addiction or dependence by Afenak plus mr.
Q. Can I stop taking Afenak plus mr when my pain is relieved?
Afenak plus mr is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Afenak plus mr should be continued if you are advised by your doctor to do so.
Q. Can the use of Afenak plus mr cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Afenak plus mr can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for sometime or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Afenak plus mr cause damage to liver?
Afenak plus mr contains Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone, both these medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially in the 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 the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately If you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage such as fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal live enzymes.
Q. How long will the Afenak plus mr take to act?
It may take about an hour to see the initial benefit of pain relief after taking Afenak plus mr.
Q. What if I forget to take Afenak plus mr?
If you forget to take the scheduled dose of Afenak plus 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 that you missed because this may increase the risk of unwanted side effect. If you are not sure what to do, ask your doctor about taking Afenak plus mr.
Q. Will Afenak plus mr be more effective if taken more than recommended dose?
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 is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Afenak plus mr?
The use of Afenak plus mr is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of or active, recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding and in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Does Afenak plus mr expire?
Yes, Afenak plus mr does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Afenak plus mr after the expiry date.
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