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Unik Junior Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Unik Junior Tablet is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of inflammatory condition including joint disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, postoperative painful condition, fever, and period pain.

Unik Junior Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.

Some common side effects of this medicine includes diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects do not resolve with time or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you re using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Unik Junior Tablet

Benefits of Unik Junior Tablet

In Pain relief

Unik Junior Tablet is used to treat aches and pains. It blocks chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It is effective in relieving pain caused by headache, migraine, nerve pain, toothache, sore throat, period (menstrual) pains, arthritis and muscle aches. This medicine is very widely used and very rarely causes side effects, if taken at the right dosage.
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.

In Fever

Unik Junior Tablet is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor.

Side effects of Unik Junior 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 Unik Junior

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Unik Junior 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. Unik Junior Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Unik Junior Tablet works

Unik Junior Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Unik Junior Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Unik Junior 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Unik Junior Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Unik Junior Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Unik Junior Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Unik Junior Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Unik Junior Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Unik Junior Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Unik Junior Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Unik Junior Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Unik Junior Tablet is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Unik Junior Tablet as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Diphenylethers Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Unik Junior with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Acifon, Reclofen, Aceclocare
LIFE-THREATENING
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Brand(s): M Spirin, Asalite, Dilsprin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Vbrom
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Hi, My Kid 1.6 yrs weight 11 kg, Suffering from running nose, Can I give him Alex junior? Please suggest how much quantity of Alex junior, I should give? If not Alex junior, Which other medicine I should give? Thanks. Sourabh
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, you can Give syp Alex junior 3.5 ml thrice daily for the next 5 days. Also nasoclear nasal drops SOS for nasal blockage. Increase intake of fluids to drink.
Vomitting sensation and 1 time vomitted. Given emset 4mg tablet.but no improvement And also gave tablet LANZOL junior 15mg half tablet on morning on empty stomach
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Vomiting Loose motion. If it?s a breastfed baby, breastfeed as and when the baby demands. It helps to restore the water lost from the body. If the baby is formula fed or above 6 months, ORS could be given. ORS packets are easily available in medical stores. If the ORS packets are not available, 1 teaspoon of sugar and equal amount of salt can be mixed in the cooled boiled water and provided after each bowel movement. This helps to restore the lost ions and water from the body.There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. Is Unik Junior Tablet an antibiotic?

Unik Junior Tablet is not an antibiotic, it belongs to the class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug) which helps in relieving pain associated with various disease conditions.

Q. Can I take Unik Junior Tablet with paracetamol?

Unik Junior Tablet and paracetamol belong to the same class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drugs). Taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. However, please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.

Q. Does Unik Junior Tablet contain aspirin?

Unik Junior Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs; pain-relieving drug). It does not contain aspirin.

Q. Is Unik Junior Tablet safe?

Unik Junior Tablet is safe to use if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take Unik Junior Tablet for headache?

Unik Junior Tablet can be taken for a headache only when advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Unik Junior Tablet make you drowsy (feeling sleepy)?

Unik Junior Tablet does not make you feel drowsy at prescribed doses. However, an overdose of Unik Junior Tablet can make you drowsy (feeling sleepy).

Q. Does Unik Junior Tablet contain sulphur?

No, Unik Junior Tablet does not contain sulphur.

Q. What does Unik Junior Tablet treat or used for?

Unik Junior Tablet is used to treat acute pain, painful osteoarthritis (degeneration of joints) and primary dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation) in adolescents and adults above 12 years old.

Q. Can I take Unik Junior Tablet with ibuprofen?

Unik Junior Tablet can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, taking the two medicines together is not advisable as it may increase the potential for gastric ulceration and bleeding. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>

Q. Can I take Unik Junior Tablet with aspirin?

Unik Junior Tablet can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Is Unik Junior Tablet safe?

Yes, Unik Junior Tablet is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Unik Junior Tablet banned?

No, Unik Junior Tablet is not banned in India.

Q. Is Unik Junior Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

It is not known if Unik Junior Tablet is secreted in milk. So, any medicines containing Unik Junior Tablet are not to be used during breastfeeding.

Q. Is Unik Junior Tablet safe in pregnancy?

No, Unik Junior Tablet is not safe to be used in pregnancy especially in the last three months. There have been reports of kidney failure in newborn babies if the mother was taking Unik Junior Tablet in the late stage of pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.

Q. Is Unik Junior Tablet safe in asthma?

Unik Junior Tablet is reported to be safe in patients with asthma if taken as advised by your doctor. However, always share your disease history with the doctor in case you have asthma and you are advised to take other medicines.

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