Aceclofenac + Paracetamol is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac + Paracetamol1 and Aceclofenac + Paracetamol2. These medicines work by blocking the action of chemical messengers responsible for pain, fever and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Q. Can I increase or decrease the dose of Acito-P Oral Suspension for my child by myself according to the severity of illness?
No, it is not recommended to alter the dose of the medicine without consulting a doctor. While increasing the dose without proper judgment may lead to toxicity, decreasing it may cause recurrence of symptoms. So, for best results, speak to your child’s doctor if you feel a change in dose may be needed.
Q. How much Acito-P Oral Suspension should I give to my child?
Your doctor will prescribe the dose according to your child’s condition and body weight. Stick to the prescribed dosing schedule as that is the best way to ensure the safe and complete recovery of your child.
Q. How should Acito-P Oral Suspension be stored?
Acito-P Oral Suspension should be stored at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct heat and light. Also, keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children to avoid any accidental intake.
Q. Can all children be given the same dose of Acito-P Oral Suspension?
No. Acito-P Oral Suspension cannot be given to everyone in the same dose. The doctor decides the appropriate dose of Acito-P Oral Suspension based on the child’s age and body weight. The dose will even change for your child when he/she becomes older. Since the dose changes so unpredictably, you must never give any dose of this medicine to anyone without consulting a doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get the most benefit.
Q. When will my child feel better?
You may be required to give Acito-P Oral Suspension to your child for a few days to weeks, depending upon the severity of the infection. Keep giving this medicine to your child in the dose and frequency advised by the doctor and you’ll notice that the pain or fever will reduce and your child will start feeling better. However, if your child continues to feel unwell even after completion of the full prescribed course of the medicine, consult your child’s doctor as soon as possible.
Q. Are there any serious side effects of this medicine for my child?
Although Acito-P Oral Suspension is well-tolerated by children, if you notice your child experiencing any intolerable episodes like persistent vomiting, body swelling, decreased urine frequency, or serious allergic reaction, rush to your doctor on an immediate basis.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Acito-P Oral Suspension?
The use of Acito-P Oral Suspension 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 26th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.