Apc Plus Tablet


Introduction

Apc Plus Tablet is a combination medicine that helps in relieving muscular pain. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain, inflammation, and fever. This improves the movement of muscles and provides relief from pain and discomfort.

Apc Plus Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will depend on the severity of your condition. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is alright to stop using it.

Using this medicine may cause common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. If these persist or get worse, let your doctor know. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. To make sure it is safe, you should let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. Also, tell your doctor if you have any problems with the liver or kidneys. You should avoid the consumption of alcohol while on treatment with this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Apc Plus Tablet

  • Treatment of Muscular pain

Benefits of Apc Plus Tablet

In Treatment of Muscular pain

Apc Plus Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect muscles. Also, it effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Apc Plus Tablet

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 Apc Plus

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness

How to use Apc Plus 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. Apc Plus Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Apc Plus Tablet works

Apc Plus Tablet is a combination of two pain relieving medicines (Aceclofenac and Paracetamol) 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 centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Apc Plus Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Apc Plus Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Apc Plus Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Apc Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Apc Plus Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Apc Plus Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Apc Plus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Apc Plus 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

  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Apc Plus 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 as a result of taking Apc Plus Tablet.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

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Dear Sir, Cancer :- Carcinoma Cervix Treatment given detail:- EBRT 50.4 Gy/28# on dated 28.10.2014 ICRT x 3 (6 Gy/#) on dated 09.12.2014 APC (argon plasma coagulation) on 02.04.2016 After Treatment (Treatment given by Dr. Nishi Shrivastava Lucknow Cancer Institute, Lucknow) My Mother was feeling better. But from December 2015 bleeding started from latrine way, for this problem I visited to Dr. Nishi Shrivastava Lucknow Cancer Institute, Lucknow, they say that Do not worried, it is side effect of treatment and this problem will be continue for long time. But I visit on dated 29.03.2016 at Tata Memorial Mumbai he suggest me for APC (argon plasma coagulation). APC done at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Jaipur on dated 02.04.2016. After 3 Month of APC (on Dated for two day;s bleeding found then stop and again after 2 Month (on dated bleeding come for two day's then stop. Repeat APC Require ???? if bleeding come with 2 months interval. (Haemoglobin lavel between 9 to 11 since and Latest 10.2 on dated Kindly suggest me your opinion Regarding this bleeding problem. Thank you
Dr. Vijay Sharnangat
Medical Oncology and Hematology
You need to consult same doctor again for current issue
I feel some pain around the heart and I have already consulted with cardiology doctor he advised to TMT , ECO, ECG AND MANY OTHER Blood test after all this report doctor said everything is normal but pain remain the same and in the evening I feel dry my throat and around chest please advise
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Internal Medicine
If your all reports are normal Then this chest pain may be muscular pain
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FAQs

Q. What is Apc Plus Tablet?

Apc Plus Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Aceclofenac, Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone. This medicine helps in relieving muscle pain by relaxing the affected muscles. It relieves pain caused due to muscle spasm, cramp or injury. It also lowers certain chemical substances in the body that cause pain.

Q. What can I do along with Apc Plus Tablet 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 avoid any further injury and help you recover efficiently. 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 inflammation. If your muscle pain is due to some other disease, follow the advice of your doctor.

Q. Can I get addicted to Apc Plus Tablet?

No, there are no reports of any patient getting addicted to Apc Plus Tablet.

Q. Can I stop taking Apc Plus Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Apc Plus Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Apc Plus Tablet should be continued if you are advised by your doctor to do so.

Q. Can the use of Apc Plus Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Apc Plus Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Apc Plus Tablet cause damage to liver?

Apc Plus Tablet contains Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone, both these medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially when taken in 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 underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal live enzymes.

Q. How long will Apc Plus Tablet take to act?

It may take about an hour to notice the initial benefits of pain relief after taking Apc Plus Tablet.

Q. What if I forget to take Apc Plus Tablet?

If you forget to take the scheduled dose of Apc Plus Tablet 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 you missed because this may increase the risk of unwanted side effect due to overdosage. If you are not sure what to do, consult your doctor about how to manage a situation like this.

Q. Will Apc Plus Tablet be more effective if taken in higher than recommended doses?

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 are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Apc Plus Tablet?

The use of Apc Plus Tablet is considered to be harmful in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or active, recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Does Apc Plus Tablet expire?

Yes, Apc Plus Tablet does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Apc Plus Tablet after the expiry date.

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