Aceclofenac - Drug InformationGeneric Name : Aceclofenac | Pronunciation : a-ce-cloe-nac
Latest prescription information about Aceclofenac. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
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International : Acebel-P, Acecloben, Aclo
Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for fever, pain, ankylosing spondylitis and arthritis. It blocks the action of a substance in the body (cyclo-oxygenase), which may cause pain, swelling and inflammation.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with severe ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, and hypersensitivity.
Pregnancy Category :
Category N : Not yet classified.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 100 mg twice daily.
How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Warnings and Precautions : Caution should be exercised in patients with history of Crohn's disease, bruising, heart, liver, or kidney disease, gastrointestinal disease, blood clotting problems, systemic lupus erythematosus, elderly, during pregnancy, alcohol-dependent patients, and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Side Effects : Diarrhea, nausea, headache, indigestion, heartburn, abdominal pain, flatulence, feeling sick, dizziness and rash.
Other Precautions : Avoid excess dosage.
Storage Conditions : Store it in an airtight container in a cool dry place. Protect from light.