Retense OD 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Retense 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Pain, Musculo-skeletal pain, Headache
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₹17.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Retense Tablet

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Uses of Retense Tablet

Retense OD 400mg Tablet is used in treatment of pain, musculo-skeletal pain, headache, nerve pain, post operative pain and pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Retense Tablet

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Fatigue, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal bloating, Itching, Tremor.

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How to use Retense 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Retense OD 400mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Retense Tablet works

Retense od 400mg tablet decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Retense Tablet

Expert advice for Retense Tablet

  • Retense is given when pain killers (NSAIDs) cannot be given due to gastric damage caused by them.
  • Inform your doctor before starting Retense if
    • You have an underlying liver disease
    • You take alcohol regularly
    • You are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Get your liver function tests done before starting Retense and follow up tests every week while you are taking the medicine.
  • Stop taking Retense and immediately inform your doctor if you get any symptoms of liver disease like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or yellow colored urine.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Retense OD 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Retense OD 400mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Retense OD 400mg 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Retense OD 400mg T
ablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Retense OD 400mg Tablet alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Retense OD 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Retense OD 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Retense OD 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Retense OD 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Flupirtine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Retense 400mg Tablet

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Yes, Retense is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia in some clinical studies, however, Retense is yet to get formal regulatory approval for this condition. Fibromyalgia is a disease that is characterized by musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and depression.
Q. What is the benefit of using Retense with paracetamol?
Both Retense and paracetamol help in relieving pain but they work in entirely different ways. When paracetamol is given with Retense, pain relief is better as compared to single drug use. However, both can cause liver toxicity, so monitoring of liver function is very important when taken together.
Yes, Retense causes liver toxicity. Use of Retense is contraindicated in patients with an underlying liver disease.
Retense can be used for the relief of pain associated with osteorthritis and post orthopedic surgery pain. It is especially useful for patients who cannot take NSAIDs because of the risk of NSAID-induced gastritis.
There have been case reports that Retense causes green discoloration of urine. However, this is not a very commonly seen effect. Inform your doctor if you experience this symptom.
Retense is not approved for the treatment of epilepsy. However, a few animal studies have shown a beneficial effect of Retense for treating epilepsy and this effect is still being explored.
Yes, you can experience withdrawal symptoms once you stop using Retense like sweating, tremor, and mood alterations with long term use of Retense. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms.
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