Snepdol 100mg Capsule

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Snepdol 100mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Pain, Musculo-skeletal pain, Headache
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₹8.2/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Snepdol Capsule

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Uses of Snepdol Capsule

Snepdol 100mg Capsule 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 Snepdol Capsule

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

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How to use Snepdol Capsule

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 Snepdol 100mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Snepdol Capsule works

Snepdol 100mg capsule decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Snepdol Capsule

Expert advice for Snepdol Capsule

  • Snepdol is given when pain killers (NSAIDs) cannot be given due to gastric damage caused by them.
  • Inform your doctor before starting Snepdol 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 Snepdol and follow up tests every week while you are taking the medicine.
  • Stop taking Snepdol 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 Snepdol 100mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Snepdol 100mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Snepdol 100mg Capsule 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 Snepdol 100mg Caps
ule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Snepdol 100mg Capsule alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Snepdol 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Snepdol 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Snepdol 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Snepdol 100mg Capsule 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 Snepdol 100mg Capsule

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Yes, Snepdol is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia in some clinical studies, however, Snepdol 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 Snepdol with paracetamol?
Both Snepdol and paracetamol help in relieving pain but they work in entirely different ways. When paracetamol is given with Snepdol, 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, Snepdol causes liver toxicity. Use of Snepdol is contraindicated in patients with an underlying liver disease.
Snepdol 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 Snepdol causes green discoloration of urine. However, this is not a very commonly seen effect. Inform your doctor if you experience this symptom.
Snepdol is not approved for the treatment of epilepsy. However, a few animal studies have shown a beneficial effect of Snepdol for treating epilepsy and this effect is still being explored.
Yes, you can experience withdrawal symptoms once you stop using Snepdol like sweating, tremor, and mood alterations with long term use of Snepdol. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms.
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