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Overview

Uses of Serratex DP Tablet

Serratex DP Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea

How to use Serratex DP 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. Serratex DP Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Serratex DP Tablet works

Serratex DP Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Diclofenac, Paracetamol/Acetaminophen and Serratiopeptidase, which relieves pain. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is an antipyretic (fever reducer). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever. Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme which works by breaking down abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation, and promotes healing.

Serratex DP Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Serratex DP Tablet Taking Diclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Serratiopeptidase with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Serratex DP 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Serratex DP Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Serratex DP Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Serratex DP Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Serratex DP Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Serratex DP Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Serratex DP Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Serratex DP Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Serratex DP Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • 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 Serratex DP Tablet affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Serratex DP 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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FAQs

Q. What are the storage condition for Serratex DP?

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

Q. What is Serratex DP?

Serratex DP is a combination of three medicines: Diclofenac, Paracetamol, 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 Serratex DP?

Yes, Serratex DP is safe for 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 Serratex DP when my pain is relieved?

Serratex DP is usually used for a short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Serratex DP should be continued if you are advised by your physician to do so.

Q. Can the use of Serratex DP cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Serratex DP 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 Serratex DP cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of $ame can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Serratex DP?

The use of Serratex DP is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components 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 stomach ulcers or in patients with 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. Can I take Serratex DP with Vitamin B-complex?

Serratex DP can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Serratex DP helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Can I take Serratex DP for stomach pain?

No, Serratex DP 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 Serratex DP cause damage to kidneys?

No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Serratex DP can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

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