Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER

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Emenox Healthcare

Composition for Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Arthralgia (joint pain)
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Alcohol
93.83
₹9.38/Tablet ER
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Penalgon Tablet ER

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Uses of Penalgon Tablet ER

Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER is used in fever, headache, arthralgia, muscle pain, dental pain, post operative pain, pain during menstruation, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and gout.
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Side effects of Penalgon Tablet ER

Common

Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Indigestion.

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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 drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Penalgon Tablet ER

Expert advice for Penalgon Tablet ER

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Penalgon can raise a risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Etodolac with alcohol may increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or
affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
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.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Penalgo
n 400mg Tablet ER in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, Anze 5mg Tablet, Elrik 5mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Penalgon 400mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Etodolac

Penalgon is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Penalgon is not a controlled substance
Q. Is etodolac better than ibuprofen?
Etodolac belongs to the same class of medicines like ibuprofen. The effects of both are comparable
Q. Is etodolac like/ same as ibuprofen?
Etodolac also belongs to a group of medicines called NSAID like ibuprofen and has the same effect as ibuprofen in treating pain and inflammation
No, Penalgon belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
Yes, Penalgon can be taken for headache, toothache and back pain. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use
Aleve (naproxen)/naproxen/meloxicam/Vicodine (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone)/aspirin are all drugs that belong to the same group of medicines as Penalgon i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and therefore, concomitant use of two or more NSAIDs (including aspirin) may increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Can I take etodolac with hydrocodone/ tramadol/oxycodone?
Hydrocodone/ tramadol/oxycodone also have pain relief (analgesic) action. Concomitant use with etodolac provides additive pain relief in severely painful conditions like post-surgical pain; however the combination may also increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Yes, flexeril is a muscle relaxant. You may be given Penalgon with flexeril for painful muscle conditions. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used
Q. Can I take etodolac with prednisolone/prednisone?
No, prednisone/ prednisolone is a corticosteroid (used to treat inflammation). Coadministration of etodolac with corticosteroids may increase risk of gastrointestinal ulceration or bleeding
Yes, Penalgon is a painkiller and can be used for headaches
Yes, Penalgon may make you feel sleepy. It is not known if it makes one feel high
Penalgon is not known to cause constipation and weight gain
No, Penalgon is not known to cause muscle relaxation. Penalgon belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation
All Penalgon formulations have an expiry date. Read the expiry information on the product package
No, Penalgon does not have aspirin/ acetaminophen. Penalgon is active molecule similar to aspirin and both belong to same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). All the three medicines are used to relieve pain. Acetaminophen is also used to bring down the fever.
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