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Reactin PM Tablet

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Product introduction

Reactin PM Tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used to reduce pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis. It may also be used to relieve muscle pain, back pain, toothache, or pain in the ear and throat.

Reactin PM Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, heartburn, and diarrhea. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help you with ways to reduce or prevent the side effects.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, liver, or have stomach ulcers. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Reactin PM Tablet

Benefits of Reactin PM Tablet

In Pain relief

Reactin PM Tablet is a combination of medicines that is used for short-term relief of pain, inflammation and swelling. It inhibits release of those chemical messengers in the brain that tell us that we have pain. It effectively relieves back pain, earache, throat pain, toothache and pain due to arthritis too.
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 Reactin PM Tablet

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 Reactin PM

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

How to use Reactin PM 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. Reactin PM Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Reactin PM Tablet works

Reactin PM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Paracetamol. These medicines work by blocking the action of chemical messengers responsible for pain, fever and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Reactin PM Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Reactin PM 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
Reactin PM 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
Reactin PM Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Reactin PM Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Reactin PM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Reactin PM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Reactin PM Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Reactin PM Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Reactin PM Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Reactin PM Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Reactin PM 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.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine for relieving pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Reactin PM Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • Do not take it with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (drugs for pain/fever or cough-and-cold) without asking your doctor first. 

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Patient concerns

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Through infection and cold fiver
Dr. Spurthi Magdum
Ayurveda
For the throat infection, Kanta Sudharaka Vati 1tab thrice a day and gargle with mixture of hot water and turmeric, For the Cold and Fever , Tab Reactin Plus 10tabs 1 tab twice a day after food
Pain in the ear just started about 2 hours ago and it was low pain now increased to a high level we've given reactin 50 mg 2 tabs as it was only available with us and applied flamar cream on the external part of the ear and cheek. However after 20 minutes no relief been seen. Plz advice Kindly tell me what to do for instant relief from pain please
Dr. Vijay Verma
ENT
Can be due to acute infection of ear drum take voveran Sr 75 mg in case there is no history of asthmaVisit ent specialist near you
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FAQs

Q. What is Reactin PM Tablet?

Reactin PM Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Paracetamol. This medication helps in relieving pain and inflammation. It works by lowering the levels of chemical substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen has an early onset of action which means that it takes very less time to start its action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till diclofenac starts working.

Q. Is it safe to use Reactin PM Tablet?

Yes, Reactin PM Tablet is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause some unwanted common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.

Q. Can I stop taking Reactin PM Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Reactin PM Tablet, when used for long-term pain relief, should be continued for as long as advised by your physician. It can be discontinued if you are using it for short-term pain relief.

Q. Can the use of Reactin PM Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Reactin PM Tablet can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Reactin PM Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Reactin PM Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Reactin PM Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Reactin PM Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect them from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Reactin PM Tablet?

The use of Reactin PM Tablet is considered to be harmful in patients with known allergy to painkillers (NSAIDs) or any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with the history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can Reactin PM Tablet be taken with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Reactin PM Tablet can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Reactin PM Tablet helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing the underlying painful condition.

Q. Is it safe to take a higher than the recommended dose of Reactin PM Tablet?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Reactin PM Tablet can lead to increased chances of side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhea and can also damage your kidneys on long-term use. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Reactin PM Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Diclofenac. Daventry, Northamptonshire: Dexcel Pharma Ltd.; 1996 [revised 20 Dec. 2017]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Paracetamol. Barnstaple, Devon: Actavis UK Ltd.; 1980 [revised 23 Dec. 2016]. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Torque. Diclofenac+Paracetamol. [Accessed 22 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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