Overview

Uses of Octace PC Tablet
Octace PC Tablet is used for muscular pain.
Octace PC Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness
How to use Octace PC 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.
How Octace PC Tablet works
Octace PC Tablet is a combination of two pain relieving medicines (Aceclofenac and Paracetamol / Acetaminophen) and a muscle relaxant (Chlorzoxazone). The pain relieving medicines work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). The muscle relaxant works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.
Octace PC Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen+Chlorzoxazone with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Octace PC Tablet 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Octace PC Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Octace PC Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Octace PC Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Octace PC Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Octace PC Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Octace PC Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Octace PC Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Octace PC Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Octace PC Tablet to relieve pain due to muscle spasm.
  • This medicine is most effective when taken along with proper rest and physical therapy.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Octace PC Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Older adults may have increased drowsiness, confusion, and higher risk of falling while taking Octace PC Tablet.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Octace PC

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I am getting mild muscular pain near left side below heart region extreme lower side from yesterday My bp is 150/100 i have took amlopine tablet yesterday night No h/o htn or dm But last yr was same problem and had treated for htn for 1 week Should i take cardivas tab? Temporary? Cause m in office now I will go to evening
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
yes and refer to physician for the regular dosagecheck ur HBA1C, serum creatinine, BUN, urine routine, CBC, Lipid profile, ESR, Liver enzyme - ASt & ALt and let me know the reportsalso refer to opthalmologist for routine eye checkup
I am having muscular pain in neck and shoulder. The is fourth time it has happened. Is it due to gymming and if yes please advise how do i avoid this and future and strengthen my muscles so that it does not affect my gymming. Thankyou
Dr. Mohit Sharma
Physiotherapist
You Should Consult to Good Physiotherapy Doctor for this. Treatment Consist of TENS , Heating & Spinal Muscle Strengthning Exercises. It will help u for Sure. U can Book Appointment with me or for Free consultation plz call at 9XXXXXX Dr. Mohit Sharma Surya Physiotherapy Clinic & Home Vsit Service, Ghaziabad.
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FAQs

Q. What is Octace PC?
Octace PC is a combination of three medicines: Aceclofenac, Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone. This medicine helps in relieving muscle pain. It helps in relaxing muscles which relieves pain due muscle spasm, cramp or injury. It also lowers certain chemical substance in the body that cause pain.
Q. What can I do along with Octace PC to reduce muscle pain?
If you are suffering from muscle pain due to muscle injury or overuse, you should take rest. Taking rest will help you to avoid any further injury and helps you recover effeciently. Make sure that you take plenty of sleep and try to reduce stress. Applying ice pack to the affected area may help in relieving pain and inflamation. If your muscle pain is due to some other disease, follow the advice of your doctor.
Q. Can I get addicted to Octace PC?
No, there are no report of addiction or dependence by Octace PC.
Q. Can I stop taking Octace PC when my pain is relieved?
Octace PC is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Octace PC should be continued if you are advised by your doctor to do so.
Q. Can the use of Octace PC cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Octace PC 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 sometime or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Octace PC cause damage to liver?
Octace PC contains Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone, both these medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. Also, avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with the underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately If you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage such as fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal live enzymes.
Q. How long will the Octace PC take to act?
It may take about an hour to see the initial benefit of pain relief after taking Octace PC.
Q. What if I forget to take Octace PC?
If you forget to take the scheduled dose of Octace PC and it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and take your next dose at the scheduled time. Otherwise, take it as soon as you remember, and then go back to taking your medicine as you would normally. Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose that you missed because this may increase the risk of unwanted side effect. If you are not sure what to do, ask your doctor about taking Octace PC.
Q. Will Octace PC be more effective if taken more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms that is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Octace PC?
The use of Octace PC is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. 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 history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Does Octace PC expire?
Yes, Octace PC does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Octace PC after the expiry date.
Related Lab Tests
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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