Q. What is Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside?
Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac and Thiocolchicoside. This medication helps in relieving muscle pain. It relaxes the muscles by acting on the central nervous system and lowering chemical substance in the body that cause pain and inflammation.
Q. Is it safe to use Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside?
Yes, Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause some common unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhoea and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.
Q. Can the Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside be stopped when my pain is relieved?
Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside should be continued if your doctor has advised you to do so.
Q. Can the use of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside 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.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside?
The use of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to painkillers or any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcer or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
Q. Can Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside be taken with Vitamin B-complex?
Yes, Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.
Q. Can the use of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside cause damage to kidneys?
Yes, the long-term use of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lower the levels of prostaglandins in the body which leads to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Q. Will Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside be more effective if taken in higher doses?
No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside?
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.