Medicine Overview of Serflam D Tablet
Side Effects of Serflam D are Nausea, Vomiting, Heartburn, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Diarrhoea, Loss of appetite.
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.
Serflam D Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Serratiopeptidase. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme which works by breaking down abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation, and promotes healing.
In Depth Information on Serflam D Tablet
Serflam D Tablet related warnings
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Serflam D Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Serflam D Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Serflam D Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Serflam D Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Serflam D Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Serflam D Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Serflam D Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.
Frequently asked questions about Serflam D Tablet
Serflam d is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Serratiopeptidase. This medication helps in relieving pain and inflammation. It works by lowering the levels of chemical substances in the body that causes pain and inflammation.
Q. Is it safe to use Serflam d?
Yes, Serflam d is safe to use in most of the patients, however, in some patients, it may cause common unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, and diarrhea. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Serflam d when my pain is relieved?
Serflam d is usually used for a short-term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Serflam d should be continued if you are advised by your physician to do so.
Q. Can the use of Serflam d cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Serflam d can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Serflam d cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Serflam d can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for some time or until you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Serflam d?
The use of Serflam d is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine or in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of or active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding and in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Can I take Serflam d with vitamin B complex?
Serflam d can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. Serflam d helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing the symptoms.
Q. Can I take Serflam d for stomach pain?
No, Serflam d preferably should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.
Q. Can the use of Serflam d cause damage to kidneys?
No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Serflam d can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Serflam d expire?
Yes, Serflam d does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Serflam d after the expiry date.
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