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Anafebrin 100mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Anafebrin 100mg Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of inflammatory condition including joint disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, postoperative painful condition, fever, and period pain.

Anafebrin 100mg Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you re using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Anafebrin Tablet

Side effects of Anafebrin Tablet

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Anafebrin Tablet

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. Anafebrin 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Anafebrin Tablet works

Anafebrin 100mg Tablet 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 Anafebrin 100mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Anafebrin 100mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Anafebrin 100mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Anafebrin 100mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Anafebrin 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Anafebrin 100mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Anafebrin 100mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Anafebrin 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Anafebrin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Anafebrin 100mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Anafebrin 100mg Tablet is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever.
  • 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Anafebrin 100mg Tablet as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • 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 Anafebrin 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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fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
Diagnosed with viral fever along with rashes on the body. Pain in eyes since three days. Pain when open and when blinking.
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Orbital pain is common with viral fever. Go to physician for fever. It will be relieved with relief in fever
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FAQs

Q. Is Anafebrin an antibiotic?

Anafebrin is not an antibiotic, it belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) which helps in relieving pain associated with various disease conditions.

Q. Can I take Anafebrin with paracetamol?

Anafebrin and paracetamol belong to the same class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drugs). Taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. However, please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.

Q. Does Anafebrin contain aspirin?

Anafebrin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.

Q. Is Anafebrin safe?

Anafebrin is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Anafebrin for headache?

Anafebrin can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Anafebrin make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?

Anafebrin does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Anafebrin can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).

Q. Does Anafebrin contain sulphur?

No, Anafebrin does not contain sulphur.

Q. What does Anafebrin treat or used for?

Anafebrin is used to treat acute pain, painful osteoarthritis (degeneration of joints) and primary dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) in adolescents and adults above 12 years old.

Q. Can I take Anafebrin with ibuprofen?

Anafebrin can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>

Q. Can I take Anafebrin with aspirin?

Anafebrin can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Is Anafebrin safe?

Yes, Anafebrin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Anafebrin banned?

No, Anafebrin is not banned in India.

Q. Is Anafebrin safe during breastfeeding?

It is not known if Anafebrin is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Anafebrin are not to be used during breastfeeding.

Q. Is Anafebrin safe in pregnancy?

No, Anafebrin is not safe to be used in pregnancy especially in the last three months. There have been reports of kidney failure in newborn babies if the mother was taking Anafebrin in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

Q. Is Anafebrin safe in asthma?

Anafebrin is reported to be safe in patients with asthma if taken as advised by your doctor. However, always share your disease history with the doctor in case you have asthma and you are advised to take other medicines.

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