Aceclofenac - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions


Information about Aceclofenac

Generic Name : Aceclofenac
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Aceclofenac are provided here.

Pronunciation : a-ce-cloe-nac

Learn the correct pronunciation of the Aceclofenac, understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.

ICD Code : Y45.3 Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Inflammatory Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Aceclofenac

India :

International :

Acebel-P, Acecloben, Aclo

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 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.