Diclofenac+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Serratiopeptidase is used for pain relief. It relieves pain in conditions like headache, mild migraine, muscle pain, joint pain, dental pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis or period pain.
Flex SP Products side effects
Side Effects of Flex SP are Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Heartburn, Loss of appetite, Diarrhea.
Diclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase is a combination of three medicines: Diclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase1, Diclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase2 and Diclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase3, which relieves pain. Diclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase1 is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and Diclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase2 is an antipyretic (fever reducer). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and fever. Diclofenac + Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Serratiopeptidase3 is an enzyme which works by breaking down abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation, and promotes healing.
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Q. What is Flex SP?
Flex SP is a combination of three medicines: Diclofenac, Paracetamol, and Serratiopeptidase. This medication helps in relieving pain and inflammation. It works by lowering the levels of chemical substances in the body that causes pain and inflammation.
Q. Is it safe to use Flex SP?
Yes, Flex SP is safe for most of the patients, however, in some patients it may cause common unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn and diarrhea. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.
Q. Can I stop taking Flex SP when my pain is relieved?
Flex SP is usually used for a short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Flex SP should be continued if you are advised by your physician to do so.
Q. Can the use of Flex SP cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Flex SP 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 Flex SP cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of $ame 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. Do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Flex SP?
The use of Flex SP 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 Flex SP with Vitamin B-complex?
Flex SP can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Flex SP helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.
Q. Can I take Flex SP for stomach pain?
No, Flex SP 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 Flex SP cause damage to kidneys?
No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Flex SP can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 16th Nov 2018. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.