Flagon 50mg Tablet

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Unicure India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Flagon 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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₹0.85/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Flagon Tablet

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Uses of Flagon Tablet

Flagon 50mg Tablet is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, muscle pain, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Flagon Tablet

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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How to use Flagon 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. Flagon 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Flagon Tablet works

Flagon 50mg Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by suppressing the production of chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause inflammation (redness and swelling), fever and pain.

In Depth Information on Flagon Tablet

Expert advice for Flagon Tablet

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Flagon can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Flagon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Flagon Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flagon 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.
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Lactation
Flagon 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Flagon 50mg Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Flagon 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flagon 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Flagon 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flagon 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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, ANALGIN 500MG TABLET, Nyci 100mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Flagon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Diclofenac

Q. Can Flagon be used along with warfarin?
No. Using Flagon together with warfarin can increase the risk of serious bleeding from the stomach (Higher than users of either drug alone). Inform your doctor before starting these medications.
Yes. Flagon is a pain killer. In fact, it belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis.
No, Flagon is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.
Yes, Flagon can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
No, Flagon is not approved for the treatment of hepatitis. Hepatitis is a condition where the liver is inflamed. Flagon can, in fact, cause harm to the liver as a side effect.
Yes, Flagon is a pain killer. C-section is the short name for Cesarean Section which is an operative procedure to deliver the baby through the mother's abdomen and uterus. Flagon can be used to treat the pain that may occur after the operation.
Q. Can I take Flagon along with misoprostol?
Yes. It can be taken together. Misoprostol protects the stomach from irritating gastric effects of Flagon. The combination of medication is used to treat arthritis in patients at high risk of getting stomach/intestinal ulcers and complications from the ulcers (such as bleeding).
Q. Can I take Flagon while I am on thyroxine?
Yes, Flagon can be taken with thyroxine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Since Flagon has been shown to have blood thinning effects, it can increase the risk of bleeding. Therefore, it is stopped before surgery to prevent excessive loss of blood.
Flagon should not be used if there is an allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) to it, or other pain killers, active ulcer in the stomach, bleeding from the stomach, history of severe heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure and or heart attack.
Yes. Flagon can sometime cause reversible infertility. Flagon by its mechanism of action, may delay or prevent rupture of ovarian follicles, which has been associated with reversible infertility in some women. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Flagon can cause damage to the lining cells of the stomach by several mechanisms, including the irritant effect on the cells, breaking of the protective barrier properties of lining cells, suppression of prostaglandin production of the stomach, reduction of stomach mucosal blood flow and interference with the repair of superficial injury of the stomach lining.
Some patients with asthma are hypersensitive to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like aspirin which can lead to acute attacks of asthma. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.
Yes, Flagon has been found to be effective to reduce back pain. Flagon is a pain killer that belongs to the NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory) class. Other NSAIDs have also been found to be useful in back pain eg. Ibuprofen and Naproxen.
Yes, Flagon can reduce fever. However, commonly used to reduce the pain, particularly that which is seen with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis.
Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Flagon is a pain killer so it can be given in cases of throat pain associated with it but only under the prescription of a doctor.
Flagon can be used to treat the pain associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) but for complete treatment, a course of antibiotics will be required.
Flagon is not known to cause sedation. There have been rare, an isolated case report of sedation with the drug.
Yes,Flagon can be used to relieve the pain due to kidney stones. However, there is also a risk of kidney damage with Flagon as its side effect. It is advised not to take Flagon for a prolonged time for this condition without adequate monitoring.
Yes, Flagon is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and spondylitis.It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). .
Q. Can I use Flagon with diuretics?
No, Flagon should not be used with diuretics. Flagon reduces the natriuretic effect of furosemide and thiazides diuretics in some patients. This response has been attributed to inhibition of renal prostaglandin synthesis.
Q. Can I use Flagon with mifepristone?
These drugs should not be used together as the effect of mifepristone may be lowered by Flagon. Mifepristone is used for medical abortion.
Q. Can I use Flagon with lithium?
No.These drugs should not be used together as Flagon increases the blood levels of lithium which may further increase the side effects.
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