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Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER is a pain-relieving medicine. It effectively alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and acute pain.

Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER 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.

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea, and indigestion are some of the common side effects that might be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness, or visual disturbances. 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. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Penalgon Tablet ER

Benefits of Penalgon Tablet ER

In Pain relief

Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER 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 for 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 Penalgon Tablet ER

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 Penalgon

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

How to use Penalgon Tablet ER

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. Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Penalgon Tablet ER works

Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER 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 Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER 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 Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER 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
Indolyl Carboxylic Acids Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Penalgon 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
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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I m suffering from pain in my ribs after 2 days when i met an accident last week. the pain occur at bed time and sneezing. I am taking etogesic ER 1BD. CEFOZYT CV 1BD. AND NEUROTRAT LM 1 OD but not getting desired result.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
For pain relief take Tab Ultracet twice daily for 5 days
Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. Is Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER a narcotic?

No, Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.

Q. Does Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER get you high?

No, Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER 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. Who should not use Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER?

Use of Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. Can Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER hurt your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER may cause renal problems, such as protein or blood in urine and pain during urination. Patients who had or have heart failure, impaired kidney function and hypertension are at risk of kidney problems. The risk of developing kidney problems is also high in patients who are on medicines which cause excess urination (diuretics), or medicines which have significant impact on kidney function. Along with that, Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER can affect kidneys of patients who are above 65 years of age or who remain dehydrated. Therefore, kidney function monitoring is recommended for such patients.

Q. Does Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER make you drowsy?

Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER 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. Is Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER effective?

Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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References

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Expires on or after: January, 2021

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