Aceclofenac - Drug InformationGeneric Name : Aceclofenac | Pronunciation : a-ce-cloe-nac
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.