NAC SR 150 Tablet

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Introduction

NAC SR 150 Tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used to treat pain, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and acute musculoskeletal injuries. It is commonly used in back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, sprains, and spasms.

NAC SR 150 Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke.

The most common side effects of this medicine include edema, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation, itching, flatulence, pain in extremity, and indigestion. Your doctor may also regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment. Long-term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of NAC Tablet PR

Benefits of NAC Tablet PR

In Pain relief

NAC SR 150 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used for short-term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of NAC Tablet PR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of NAC

  • Edema (swelling)
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Itching
  • Flatulence
  • Indigestion
  • Pain in extremity

How to use NAC Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. NAC SR 150 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How NAC Tablet PR works

NAC SR 150 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).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with NAC SR 150 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
NAC SR 150 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
NAC SR 150 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
NAC SR 150 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
NAC SR 150 Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
NAC SR 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of NAC SR 150 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
NAC SR 150 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of NAC SR 150 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.

What if you forget to take NAC Tablet PR?

If you miss a dose of NAC SR 150 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed NAC SR 150 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 NAC SR 150 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylacetic acid Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (acetic acid)

Interaction with drugs

Taking NAC with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING

Patient concerns

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Want to whiten my skin will NAC , alpha lipoic acid and vitamin c combination help
Dr. Himanshu Gupta
Dermatology
We can not change our natural colour, depigmenting creams can reduce tanning and blemishes, type of cream to be used depends on type of pigmentation.
I have a serious backache at the joint of the shoulder and the pain extends to the chest as well. Pain is severe when seated for long time.please suggest some solution
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Do Hot Fomentation and apply Nac Nano gel and take Tab Myospas-D thrice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily and Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily for 1 week
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FAQs

Q. Is NAC SR 150 Tablet a good painkiller?

NAC SR 150 Tablet is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used for various sorts of pain such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in various types of arthritis, gout, pain and inflammation following surgery.

Q. Is NAC SR 150 Tablet a narcotic?

No, NAC SR 150 Tablet is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.

Q. Does NAC SR 150 Tablet get you high?

No, NAC SR 150 Tablet does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence. However, if you do not feel well, consult your doctor.

Q. Can NAC SR 150 Tablet damage your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of NAC SR 150 Tablet may cause renal problems such as protein or blood in urine and painful urination. Patients who are at maximum risk of developing kidney problems include people who are dehydrated, have heart failure, impaired kidney function, hypertension, elderly, who are on medicines which cause excess urination (diuretics), or medicines which have significant impact on kidney function. Hence, for such patients kidney function monitoring is recommended.

Q. Does NAC SR 150 Tablet make you drowsy?

NAC SR 150 Tablet can cause drowsiness and also dizziness, fatigue (tiredness) and visual disturbances. However, it is not very common and may not affect everyone. If you experience these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. What is the most important information I need to know about NAC SR 150 Tablet?

It is important to know that NAC SR 150 Tablet may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. The risk is more if you take higher doses and have been using the medicine for a longer time. Also, taking NAC SR 150 Tablet may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in your stomach and intestine. These problems may happen without warning symptoms at any time during treatment and may even cause death. Therefore, if you encounter any such problems, consult your doctor immediately.

Q. Can NAC SR 150 Tablet be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take NAC SR 150 Tablet during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on your baby. Use of NAC SR 150 Tablet can also lead to reduced labor (premature delivery). Hence, it is advised to avoid using NAC SR 150 Tablet during the first 6 months of pregnancy also. In some cases, NAC SR 150 Tablet may be prescribed in pregnant women only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved with its use in pregnant women. If not sure, consult your doctor regarding its use.

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Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., 101, Pragati Chambers, Commercial Complex, Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi-110008
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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