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Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Dilofen MR Tablet

Dilofen MR Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Dilofen MR 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. Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid acidity and heartburn.

How Dilofen MR Tablet works

Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two pain relievers (Chlormezanone, Diclofenac)and a muscle relaxant (Paracetamol/Acetaminophen). The pain relievers 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 and improve movement of muscles. Chlormezanone is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is an antipyretic (fever reducer) and Diclofenac is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever.

Dilofen MR Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet. Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet to relieve pain due to muscle spasm.
  • This medicine is most effective when taken along with proper rest and physical therapy.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg 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 Dilofen MR 100mg/325mg/50mg Tablet.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dilofen MR

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Muscular pain in neck frequently
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take physiotherapy sittings and also do yoga, Tab shallaki mr cap 1 cap twice
Feeling extreme muscular pain in right leg at the lower limb and in waistPlease suggest medication as I m suffering from unbearable painPleas give me consultation
Dr. M. K. Ansari
Neurologist
take ZIX MR OD for 5 days and consult a neurologist for physical examination and investigations
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