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Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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.

Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet should be taken with or without food. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Your doctor may change the dose and time between doses according to your pain level and your needs. 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 these side effects by prescribing an alternative medicine or adjusting the dose.

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 Shonac-A Tablet

Benefits of Shonac-A Tablet

In Pain relief

Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines that belong to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used for short term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.

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 Shonac-A 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 Shonac-A

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

How to use Shonac-A 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. Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Shonac-A Tablet works

Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac 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 Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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 Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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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 Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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 is Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet?

Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac 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.

Q. Is it safe to use Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet?

Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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.

Q. Can I stop taking Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet when my pain is relieved?

If you are using the medication for a condition associated with long-term pain then Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet 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 Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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 Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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 sometime and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet?

The use of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet 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). It 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 Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet be taken with vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. While Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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 Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet helpful in relieving stomach pain?

No, Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet 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 Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical messenger called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body which leads to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Is it safe to take a higher dose of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg Tablet than recommended?

No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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 if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses of this medicine, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Shonac-A 100mg/325mg 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. Furst DE, Ulrich RW, Prakash S, et al. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonopioid Analgesics, & Drugs Used in Gout. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ (Editors). Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 621-642.
  2. Grosser T, Smyth EM, FitzGerald GA. Pharmacotherapy of Inflammation, Fever, Pain, and Gout. In: Brunton LL, Hilal-Dandan R, Knollmann BC (Editors). Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 13th ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education; 2018. pp. 685-709.

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