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Afesan 150mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Afesan 150mg Injection is a pain relieving medicine. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and osteoarthritis. It is commonly used in joint pain, muscle pain in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Afesan 150mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke. Please consult your doctor in case any injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness are observed.

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion are some of the common side effects that might be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Afesan Injection

Side effects of Afesan Injection

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Afesan Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Afesan Injection works

Afesan 150mg Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Afesan 150mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Afesan 150mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Afesan 150mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Afesan 150mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Afesan 150mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Afesan 150mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Afesan 150mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Afesan 150mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Afesan 150mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Afesan 150mg Injection 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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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Afesan 150mg Injection to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Afesan 150mg Injection as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Afesan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Brand(s): Flanil, Sioril
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Brand(s): Amtoril
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Brand(s): Pyregin
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Patient Concerns

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I have frozen shoulder after stroke. What to do
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Intra articluar injection can be given for pain relief
I am suffering from tennis elbow for last 2 months please give guidance about it.Its on my left hand knee.Doctor suggest me to take completely ten days and give me some medicines and tube.He says me it's a very long time treatment.please give guidance how to kill tennis elbow complentely
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Dont do anythin that causes painStart with eccenteric loading exercisesIf no relief within 3 weeks consider an injection
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FAQs

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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References
  1. Medindia. Aceclofenac. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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