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Relanac MR Tablet

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Introduction

Relanac MR Tablet is a combination medicine which helps in relieving muscular pain. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain, inflammation, and fever. This improves the movement of muscles and provides relief from pain and discomfort.

Relanac MR Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose and duration will depend on the severity of your condition. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is alright to stop using it.

Using this medicine may cause common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the side effects. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. To make sure it is safe, you should let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. Also, tell your doctor if you have any problems with the liver or kidneys. You should avoid the consumption of alcohol while on treatment with this medicine. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Relanac Tablet MR

  • Muscular pain

Benefits of Relanac Tablet MR

In Muscular pain

Relanac MR Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect muscles. Also, it effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain.
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 Relanac Tablet MR

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 Relanac

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Sleepiness

How to use Relanac Tablet MR

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. Relanac MR Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Relanac Tablet MR works

Relanac MR Tablet is a combination of two pain relieving medicines (Aceclofenac and Paracetamol) 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 centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Relanac MR Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Relanac MR Tablet 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
Information regarding the use of Relanac MR Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Relanac MR Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Relanac MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Relanac MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Relanac MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Relanac MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Relanac MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Relanac MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Relanac MR 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 Relanac MR 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 as a result of taking Relanac MR Tablet.
  • 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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Muscular pain in neck frequently
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
take physiotherapy sittings and also do yoga, Tab shallaki mr cap 1 cap twice
Thigh pain after having intercourse
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexology
its most likely muscular pain. take analgesics tablet emanzen d twice daily for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. What is Relanac MR Tablet?

Relanac MR Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Aceclofenac, Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone. This medicine helps in relieving muscle pain by relaxing the affected muscles. It relieves pain caused due to muscle spasm, cramp or injury. It also lowers certain chemical substances in the body that cause pain.

Q. What can I do along with Relanac MR Tablet 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 avoid any further injury and help you recover efficiently. 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 inflammation. If your muscle pain is due to some other disease, follow the advice of your doctor.

Q. Can I get addicted to Relanac MR Tablet?

No, there are no reports of any patient getting addicted to Relanac MR Tablet.

Q. Can I stop taking Relanac MR Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Relanac MR Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Relanac MR Tablet should be continued if you are advised by your doctor to do so.

Q. Can the use of Relanac MR Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Relanac MR 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 Relanac MR Tablet cause damage to liver?

Relanac MR Tablet contains Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone, both these medicines are known to cause harm to the liver especially when taken in 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 underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. These symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes and abnormal live enzymes.

Q. How long will Relanac MR Tablet take to act?

It may take about an hour to notice the initial benefits of pain relief after taking Relanac MR Tablet.

Q. What if I forget to take Relanac MR Tablet?

If you forget to take the scheduled dose of Relanac MR Tablet 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 you missed because this may increase the risk of unwanted side effect due to overdosage. If you are not sure what to do, consult your doctor about how to manage a situation like this.

Q. Will Relanac MR Tablet be more effective if taken in higher than recommended doses?

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 are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Relanac MR Tablet?

The use of Relanac MR Tablet is considered to be harmful in patients with known allergy to 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 active, recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Does Relanac MR Tablet expire?

Yes, Relanac MR Tablet does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Relanac MR Tablet after the expiry date.

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