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Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR is a pain relieving medicine. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and osteoarthritis.

Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset.

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 Akloflam Tablet SR

Side effects of Akloflam Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Akloflam

  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Akloflam Tablet SR

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. Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Akloflam Tablet SR works

Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR 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
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR 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 Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR 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 Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • 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 Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dichlorobenzenes Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Akloflam 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
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
Dear doctor my wife is 4 month pregnant since afternoon she is suffering from head ache , can you please suggest me what should be done
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tablet Crocin pain relief can. E given
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FAQs

Q. Is Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR a good painkiller?

Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used to provide relief from various sorts of pain such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in various types of arthritis, gout, pain and inflammation following surgery.

Q. Is Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR safe?

Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Does Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR get you high?

No, Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence. However, if you do not feel well, consult your doctor.

Q. Can Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR hurt your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR may cause renal problems, such as protein or blood in urine and pain during urination. Patients who had or have heart failure, impaired kidney function and hypertension are at risk of kidney problems. The risk of developing kidney problems is also high in patients who are on medicines which cause excess urination (diuretics), or medicines which have significant impact on kidney function. Along with that, Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR can affect kidneys of patients who are above 65 years of age or who remain dehydrated. Therefore, kidney function monitoring is recommended for such patients.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR?

If you forget a dose of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Does Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR make you drowsy?

Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR can cause drowsiness and also dizziness, fatigue (tiredness) and visual disturbances. However, it is not very common and may not affect everyone. If you experience these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. What is the most important information I need to know about Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR?

It is important to know that Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. The risk is more if you take higher doses and have been using the medicine for a longer time. Also, the use of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in your stomach and intestine. These problems may happen without warning symptoms at any time during treatment and may even cause death. Therefore, if you encounter any such problems, consult your doctor immediately.

Q. Can Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on your baby. Use of Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR can also lead to reduced labor (premature delivery). Hence, it is advised to avoid using Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR during the first 6 months of pregnancy also. In some cases, Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR may be prescribed in pregnant women only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved with its use in pregnant women. If not sure, consult your doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR effective?

Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Akloflam 200mg Tablet SR too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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References

  1. Aceclofenac. North Harrow, Middlesex: Accord Healthcare Limited; 2011 [revised 29 Jun. 2015]. [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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Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: February, 2021

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