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Flexigesic Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Flexigesic Tablet

Uses of Flexigesic Tablet

Flexigesic Tablet is used for pain relief.

Flexigesic Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Flexigesic are Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain / epigastric pain, Heartburn, Diarrhoea, Loss of appetite.

How to use Flexigesic 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. Flexigesic Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid acidity and heartburn.

How Flexigesic Tablet works

Flexigesic Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Paracetamol / Acetaminophen. These medicines work by blocking the action of chemical messengers responsible for pain, fever and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Flexigesic Tablet

Expert advice for Flexigesic Tablet

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine for relieving pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Flexigesic Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • 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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Flexigesic Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Flexigesic Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flexigesic 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
Flexigesic Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Flexigesic Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flexigesic Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flexigesic Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Flexigesic Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flexigesic Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Flexigesic Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Flexigesic Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Flexigesic Tablet

Q. What is Flexigesic?
Flexigesic is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Paracetamol. This medication helps in relieving pain and inflammation. It works by lowering the levels of chemical substances in the body that causes pain and inflammation. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till diclofenac starts working.
Q. Is it safe to use Flexigesic?
Yes, Flexigesic is safe to use in most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause some unwanted common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea and other uncommon and rare side effect. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Flexigesic when my pain is relieved?
Flexigesic should be continued for as long as advised by your physician if you are using the medication for a condition associated with long term pain. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short term pain relief.
Q. Is Flexigesic helpful in relieving stomach pain?
No, Flexigesic preferably should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.
Q. Can the use of Flexigesic cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Flexigesic can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Flexigesic cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Flexigesic can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for some time or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Flexigesic cause damage to kidneys?
Yes, the long-term use of Flexigesic can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect the kidneys from damage. Use of painkillers lower the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Flexigesic?
The use of Flexigesic is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine or in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of or active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding and in patients with the history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Can Flexigesic be taken with vitamin B complex?
Yes, Flexigesic can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. Flexigesic helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing the underlying painful condition.
Q. Is it safe to take a higher dose of Flexigesic than recommended?
No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Flexigesic can lead to increased chances of side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhea and can also damage your kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Flexigesic expire?
Yes, Flexigesic does expire. The expiry date is written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Flexigesic after the expiry date.
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Substitutes for Flexigesic

No substitutes found for this medicine
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