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EQUIDOL FORTE TABLET

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food interaction for EQUIDOL FORTE

alcohol interaction for EQUIDOL FORTE

pregnancy interaction for EQUIDOL FORTE

lactation interaction for EQUIDOL FORTE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking aceclofenac with alcohol may increase risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Equidol forte tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for EQUIDOL FORTE

Trypsin(48 mg)

Uses

Trypsin is used in the treatment of pain and swelling.

How it works

Trypsin is an enzyme, which breaks down proteins into smaller fragments, thereby making it available for absorption into the blood. Trypsin when applied directly to wounds and ulcers removes dead tissue and improves healing.

Common side effects

Rash, Chest tightness, Shortness of breath, Itching, Mouth swelling, Pain, Stinging sensation, Burning sensation, Urticaria
Rutoside(100 mg)

Uses

Rutoside is used in the treatment of pain.

How it works

Not known.

Common side effects

Restlessness, Nervousness, Pounding in the ears, Blurred vision, Dizziness, Headache, Itching, Limb swelling, Ankle swelling, Rash, Skin redness, Stomach upset, Tachycardia, Heart rate irregular, Heaviness, Weakness
Bromelain(90 mg)

Uses

Bromelain is used in the treatment of pain and swelling.

How it works

Bromelain is an enzyme obtained from pineapple juice. It causes the body to produce substances that fight pain and swelling (inflammation). It also contains chemicals that interfere with the growth of tumor cells and slow blood clotting.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Altered menstrual cycle, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain, Shortness of breath, Tachycardia
Aceclofenac(100 mg)

Uses

Aceclofenac is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, muscular pain, gout and rheumatoid arthritis.

How it works

Aceclofenac belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It acts by decreasing the chemical substance (prostaglandin) in the body, which causes pain, fever and inflammation.

Common side effects

Nausea, Peptic ulcer, Abdominal pain, Allergic skin rash, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Flatulence, Increased blood pressure, Indigestion, Vomiting

Common Dosage for EQUIDOL FORTE TABLET

Patients taking EQUIDOL FORTE TABLET

  • 40%
    Thrice A Day
  • 40%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for EQUIDOL FORTE

2 Substitutes
Sorted By
RelevancePrice
  • TOLPAZEN TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 19/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 190
    pay 3% more per tablet
  • TUFNOL TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Bion Therapeutics India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 29.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 299
    pay 62% more per tablet

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for EQUIDOL FORTE

  • Notify your doctor if you have a bleeding disorder. Since Trypsin interferes with the blood clotting, so it might worsen the bleeding disorder
  • Stop using the Trypsin at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery, since Trypsin interferes with blood clotting.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for EQUIDOL FORTE

Trypsin

Q.Is trypsin an enzyme, hormone, protein, endopeptidase?
Trypsin is an enzyme, a protein, an endopeptidase. Trypsin is not a hormone

Q.Is trypsin acidic or basic?
Trypsin is neither acidic nor basic, it works on optimal operating pH of about 7.5-8.5

Q.Is trypsin a zymogen, lipase?
Trypsin is a zymogen prior to activation. Trypsin is not a lipase

Q.Is trypsin found in the stomach?
Yes,trypsin is found in the stomach

Q.Does trypsin work in the stomach?
Yes, trypsin works in thestomach

Q.Is trypsin harmful?
Trypsin is not harmful if used as recommended

Q.Does trypsin kill cells?
Trypsin can damage the cells. In case, of any side effects, consult your doctor

Q.Does trypsin digest itself?
Trypsin digests itself

Q.Does trypsin digest proteins?
Trypsin digests/breaks down proteins into smaller fragments

Q.Does trypsin break down starch or fats?
Trypsin does not breaks down starch or fats. Trypsin can digest itself

Q.Does trypsin activate pepsinogen?
Trypsin does not activate pepsinogen

Q.Does trypsin cleave histidine?
Trypsin does not cleave histidine

Q.Does trypsin require calcium?
In presence of thecalcium trypsin remains stabilized which possess greater enzyme activity.

Bromelain

Q.Is bromelain safe?
This drug is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is bromelain gluten free/ in pineapple?
Yes. Drug is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Yes, pineapple contains some amount of bromelain in it

Q.Is bromelain good for gout?
It is not indicated for gout, but may be used in treatment of joint pain. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is bromelain safe to take before surgery?
No, it is not safe to take before surgery. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.How long can I take bromelain for?
Patient should take bromelain for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Can I take bromelain with antibiotics/ibuprofen/prednisone/Coumadin?
No, taking other medicines may alter the effects of bromelain. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q.Does bromelain help with weight loss/swelling/inflammation?
Yes, it is used to reduce swelling, inflammation and helps with weight loss by getting rid of fat

Q.Does bromelain work?
Yes, it works at prescribed dose and duration for particular disease condition as advised by your doctor

Q.Does bromelain increase blood pressure/ thin the blood?
Bromelain causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. Always consult your doctor if you experience these side effects

Q.Does bromelain aid digestion?
It may aid digestion by contraction of smooth muscles, but is used to treat swelling and ulcers (ulcerative colitis). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Aceclofenac

Q.Is aceclofenac safe?
Aceclofenac (also available as Hifenac, Zerodol) is safe at the prescribed dose by the doctor. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is aceclofenac a painkiller/ antipyretic/ antibiotic?
Aceclofenac is a pain relieving medication and not an antibiotic. It may reduce fever; however consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Is aceclofenac better than diclofenac?
Aceclofenac and diclofenac are equally effective and safe in relieving pain. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is aceclofenac paracetamol/ aspirin?
No. Aceclofenac is not paracetamol or aspirin.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 March, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)