Afymol Infusion


Overview

Uses of Afymol Infusion

Afymol Infusion is used for pain relief and fever. It is used for short-term treatment of moderate pain, especially following surgery and for the short-term treatment of fever.

Afymol Infusion side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Afymol Infusion

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

How Afymol Infusion works

Afymol Infusion is an analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.

Afymol Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Afymol Infusion is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Afymol Infusion is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Afymol Infusion does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Afymol Infusion should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Afymol Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Afymol Infusion contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Afymol Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Afymol Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Afymol Infusion is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Afymol Infusion helps in relieving moderate pain and fever for a short-term, especially following surgery.
  • Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medications containing paracetamol.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from a liver disease, severe kidney disease or from alcohol abuse. 
  • Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as feeling or being sick, weight loss, pale skin (pallor) or abdominal pain within the first 24 hours as it indicates an overdose.
     

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Afymol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can I take Afymol with vitamin B complex?
Yes, Afymol can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. They have been used together in the treatment of acute and painful diseases affecting nerves like trigeminal neuralgias, post-operative pain, etc. Afymol helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex corrects the deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.
Q. Is Afymol use associated with Helicobacter pylori infection?
No, Afymol use is not associated with Helicobacter pylori infection. Painkiller drugs can increase the acid secretion in the stomach, aggravate the symptoms of this infection and the risk of stomach and the intestine ulcer. However, this risk is minimum with Afymol as compared to other pain killers.
Q. Can I take Afymol if I have hepatitis?
Afymol is considered the safest painkiller to take for people with hepatitis for mild to moderate pain and fever. However, Afymol is metabolized in the liver, so, consult your doctor before taking Afymol if you have hepatitis as it can cause liver damage if taken in higher doses or for a very long time.
Q. Can anyone be allergic to Afymol?
Yes, there have been reports of hypersensitivity and allergic reaction with the use of Afymol. Symptoms of an allergy include swelling of the face, mouth, and throat, shortness of breath, urticaria, red rash, and severe itching. Stop taking Afymol if you have such symptoms and immediately consult your doctor.
Q. What are the serious side effects of taking excess Afymol?
Potentially severe life-threatening liver injury is a serious side effect seen with an overdose of Afymol. Overdose can also cause kidney injury, coma, and decreased platelet count. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of suspected overdose.
Q. Can I take Afymol with warfarin?
Afymol is safe to use occasionally with warfarin as other painkillers like ibuprofen and aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding. However, on a long-term use, Afymol can also increase the risk of bleeding. Talk to your doctor before taking them together as you may need to be monitored regularly.
Q. Can vitamin D be taken safely with Afymol?
Yes, vitamin D can be taken with Afymol. Patients with osteoarthritis who are on vitamin D and calcium may need to take Afymol for the relief of any associated pain. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported.
Q. How beneficial is to use Afymol with diclofenac?
Afymol and Diclofenac might be given together in case of fever and pain. Afymol has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till diclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, hea<br>rtburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.
Q. What happens if you take an overdose of Afymol?
Overdose of Afymol can cause potentially life-threatening liver damage, which is the most serious side effect. Early symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, profuse sweating, and general tiredness. Kidney damage, decreased platelet count and coma may also occur. Immediately consult a doctor or consult an emergency in the case of suspected overdosage.
Q. Can I take Afymol with amoxicillin?
Afymol and amoxicillin can be taken together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Afymol is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Afymol with Azithromycin?
Afymol and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Afymol is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Does Afymol affect the liver?
Use of Afymol for a long time and above recommended doses can cause liver damage ranging from abnormal liver tests to liver failure. If you are taking Afymol from a long time and have nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice, inform your doctor as these could be signs of an underlying liver damage.
Q. Does Afymol have side effects?
Afymol is quite safe for short term use. It has side effects if taken in more than the dose advised and for a long-term. Immediately consult a doctor if there is nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice as it could be due to an overdose of Afymol.
Q. Does Afymol treat sore-throat, flu or cold?
Afymol does not treat sore-throat, flu or cold but it can help in relieving fever and body aches associated with these conditions.
Q. Is it safe to take Afymol with Tramadol?
Yes, Afymol can be taken with Tramadol. They are used together for moderate to severe pain in various diseases and their use is associated with common side effects like nausea, dizziness, and sleepiness.No drug-drug interactions have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can a patient with high blood pressure take Afymol?
Occasional use of Afymol is safe in patients with high blood pressure. However, if it is to be taken for a long time, you must talk to your doctor. Afymol belongs to the group of painkillers called analgesics and antipyretics and these drugs can decrease the action of medicines taken by the patient for control of high blood pressure.
Q. Is Afymol safe to use?
Afymol is safe to use in the dose that advised by the doctor. Using this medicine in more than recommended doses can damage your liver and cause serious harm.
Q. Can I take Afymol with homeopathic medicine?
Ask your doctor before taking Afymol with homeopathic medicine as there is no information available on this.
Q. How long does Afymol takes to work?
Afymol takes around 30-45 min to start working and show its effects.
Q. What is the recommended dose of Afymol?
In adults, the usual dose is 1-2 tablets i.e 500mg or 650mg. The minimum dosing interval should be of 4 hours between the doses. The total dose should not exceed 4g per day.
Q. Can the use of Afymol make me feel sleepy?
No, Afymol does not cause sleepiness.
Q. How much Afymol can you take in a day?
In adults, the total dose of Afymol should not exceed 4g per day. In children, the maximum dose should not exceed 60mg/kg in a day.
Q. When will I feel better after taking Afymol?
Afymol begins to ease pain and reduces fever in about 45 minutes after a dose is taken. Its effects last for about 5 hours.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Jun 2018.
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