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    Aceclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen

    Information about Aceclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen

    Aceclofenac + paracetamol/acetaminophen uses

    Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is used for pain relief.

    How aceclofenac + paracetamol/acetaminophen works

    This is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac and Paracetamol/Acetaminophen. These medicines work by blocking the action of chemical messengers responsible for pain, fever and inflammation (redness and swelling).

    Common side effects of aceclofenac + paracetamol/acetaminophen

    Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain/epigastric pain, Loss of appetite, Heartburn, Diarrhea
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    Dr. Anuj Saini
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    Expert advice for Aceclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen

    • 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 Aceclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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. 

    Frequently asked questions for Aceclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen

    Aceclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen

    Q. What is Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen?

    Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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 Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen?

    Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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 Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen when my pain is relieved?

    If you are using the medication for a condition associated with long-term pain then Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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. Is Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen helpful in relieving stomach pain?

    No, Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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 Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen cause nausea and vomiting?

    Yes, the use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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 Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen cause dizziness?

    Yes, the use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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. Can the use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen cause damage to kidneys?

    Yes, the long-term use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen?

    The use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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 Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen be taken with vitamin B-complex?

    Yes, Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. While Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen helps to relieve pain, vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing the underlying painful condition.

    Q. Is it safe to take a higher dose of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen than recommended?

    No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen 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 Aceclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen?

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 23 October, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)