Medicine Overview of Flexifen Tablet SR
Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR is used for pain relief
. It relieves pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis.
Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Vomiting, Nausea, Indigestion.
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. Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR 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 Flexifen Tablet SR
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.
Flexifen 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.
Flexifen Tablet SR related warnings
Taking aceclofenac with alcohol may increase risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR 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.
No information is available on the use of Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Flexifen 200mg Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while the patient is taking this medicine.
Frequently asked questions about Flexifen Tablet SR
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 is structurally related and metabolised to diclofenac. Both 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Flexifen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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