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Inac 50 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Inac Tablet

Inac Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Inac 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. Inac 50 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Inac Tablet works

Inac 50 Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Inac Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Inac 50 Tablet. Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Inac 50 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
Inac 50 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.
Inac 50 Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Inac 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Inac 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Inac 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Inac 50 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Inac 50 Tablet to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Inac 50 Tablet as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Inac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is diclofenac topical a blood thinner / controlled substance?

Diclofenac is a pain relieving medication and it does not significantly affect the function of platelets in blood; hence it is not a blood thinner. It is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction.

Q. Can I use Inac along with vitamins?

Yes, Inac can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can Inac be used for the treatment of hepatitis?

No, Inac is not approved for the treatment of hepatitis. Hepatitis is a condition where the liver is inflamed. Inac can, in fact, cause harm to the liver as a side effect.

Q. Can Inac be used after C-section?

Yes, Inac 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. Inac can be used to treat the pain that may occur after the operation.

Q. Can I use Inac for the treatment of arthritis?

Yes, Inac 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 take Inac along with misoprostol?

Yes. It can be taken together. Misoprostol protects the stomach from irritating gastric effects of Inac. 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 Inac while I am on thyroxine?

Yes, Inac can be taken with thyroxine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can I use Inac with diuretics?

No, Inac should not be used with diuretics. Inac reduces the natriuretic effect of furosemide and thiazides diuretics in some patients. This response has been attributed to inhibition of renal prostaglandin synthesis.

Q. Is Inac a narcotic?

No, Inac is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.

Q. Can Inac be used along with warfarin?

No. Using Inac 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.

Q. Why does Inac cause an ulcer?

Inac 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.

Q. Why is Inac contraindicated in asthma?

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.

Q. Is Inac a painkiller?

Yes. Inac 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.

Q. Is Inac good for back pain?

Yes, Inac has been found to be effective to reduce back pain. Inac 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.

Q. Why Inac should be stopped before surgery?

Since Inac 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.

Q. Can I use Inac during my fever treatment?

Yes, Inac can reduce fever. However, commonly used to reduce the pain, particularly that which is seen with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis.

Q. Can I use Inac to treat a sore throat?

Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Inac 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.

Q. What are the contraindications for Inac?

Inac 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.

Q. Can I use Inac to treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?

Inac can be used to treat the pain associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) but for complete treatment, a course of antibiotics will be required.

Q. Can Inac cause sedation?

Inac is not known to cause sedation. There have been rare, an isolated case report of sedation with the drug.

Q. Can I take Inac for kidney stones?

Yes,Inac can be used to relieve the pain due to kidney stones. However, there is also a risk of kidney damage with Inac as its side effect. It is advised not to take Inac for a prolonged time for this condition without adequate monitoring.

Q. Can I use Inac with mifepristone?

These drugs should not be used together as the effect of mifepristone may be lowered by Inac. Mifepristone is used for medical abortion.

Q. Can I use Inac with lithium?

No.These drugs should not be used together as Inac increases the blood levels of lithium which may further increase the side effects.

Q. Can Inac affect the chance of conceiving?

Yes. Inac can sometime cause reversible infertility. Inac 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.

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