Drug information on Altraflam SR (200mg) (Aceclofenac) from Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (Croslands)
Drug Name : Aceclofenac
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.
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Last Updated on February, 2, 2017
Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 100 mg twice daily.
Diarrhea, nausea, headache, indigestion, heartburn, abdominal pain, flatulence, feeling sick, dizziness and rash.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
Contraindicated in patients with severe ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding, and hypersensitivity.
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.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in an airtight container in a cool dry place. Protect from light.
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