Aceclofenac + Tizanidine

Information about Aceclofenac + Tizanidine

Aceclofenac + Tizanidine Uses

Aceclofenac+Tizanidine is used in pain due to muscle spasm.

How Aceclofenac + Tizanidine works

Aceclofenac + Tizanidine is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac and Tizanidine, which relieves pain and relaxes the muscles. Aceclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Tizanidine is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles.

Common side effects of Aceclofenac + Tizanidine

Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain/epigastric pain, Heartburn, Diarrhea, Loss of appetite, Dryness in mouth, Sleepiness
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Expert advice for Aceclofenac + Tizanidine

  • Aceclofenac + Tizanidine helps relieve pain and muscle spasm that may occur due to strains, sprains, and muscle injuries.
  • It is usually used along with rest and physical therapy.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Aceclofenac + Tizanidine as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

Frequently asked questions for Aceclofenac + Tizanidine

Aceclofenac + Tizanidine

Q. What is Aceclofenac+Tizanidine?

Aceclofenac+Tizanidine is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac and Tizanidine. This medication helps in relieving muscle pain. Tizanidine is a muscle relaxant which works by acting on the central nervous system. Aceclofenac works by lowering the chemical substance (prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain and inflammation.

Q. Is it safe to use Aceclofenac+Tizanidine?

Yes, Aceclofenac+Tizanidine is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause some common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain / epigastric pain, heartburn, diarrhea, loss of appetite, dryness in the mouth, sleepiness and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.

Q. Can I stop taking Aceclofenac+Tizanidine when my pain is relieved?

Aceclofenac+Tizanidine is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Aceclofenac+Tizanidine should be continued if your physician has advised you to do so.

Q. Can using Aceclofenac+Tizanidine cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Aceclofenac+Tizanidine can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Also, avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medicine. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and if you notice signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.

Q. Can the use of Aceclofenac+Tizanidine cause dizziness?

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

Q. Are there any specific contraindications related with the use of Aceclofenac+Tizanidine?

The use of Aceclofenac+Tizanidine 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 a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Aceclofenac+Tizanidine can increase the risks of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for the Aceclofenac+Tizanidine?

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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