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General Information on Aceclofenac

Generic 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, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents

Why is Aceclofenac Prescribed? (Indications)

Aceclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), prescribed for fever and to relieve pain and swelling in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.

It blocks the action of cyclo-oxygenase responsible for causing pain and inflammation. 

When should Aceclofenac not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Aceclofenac?

Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 100 mg twice daily.

How should Aceclofenac be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Aceclofenac?

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.

What are the side effects of Aceclofenac?

Diarrhea, nausea, headache, indigestion, heartburn, abdominal pain, flatulence, feeling sick, dizziness and rash.

What are the other precautions for Aceclofenac?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Aceclofenac?

Store it in an airtight container in a cool dry place. Protect from light.

Last Updated : Jul 2018

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sarafrye, India

I have just ordered Zerodol-P [Aceclofenac-Paracetamol] from Internationaldrugmart website. It is indicated for relief from pain and inflammation associated with ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, dental pain, and rheumatoid arthritis.

vijay22pethe, India

I am 70 year old. I have a stiff shoulder which shots low pain in turning arm in some positions. All other times and on a regular basis there is no pain, no reminder. I have been pxed this drug. I came to the site to see side effects of the drug. I think there are none to bother me as I am not showing signs of those conditions with a contra indication. However, I do not know how my doctor is using this for correction. This may take away pain but the basic malady may need investigation. I will check the status after 4-5 days.

rahel, India

i am 16 yrs old last year i fell while playing which cause a disc displacement i tried many medicines but it is of no use now i i am taking this medicine

Neutron, India

I am taking this medicine for fever and throat infection since last 3 days. I have a history of angina, BP and high cholesterol. Should I continue this medicine or stop? I'm feeling indigestion and heaviness in chest since the time I'm taking this drug.

kalyani26, India

sir i am student of m pharmacy i am doing project of opthalamic in situ gel may i use aceclofenac for this purpose please suggest me sir,

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