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Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Molecule Description

Aceclofenac+paracetamol is a combination medicine. It is a pain-relieving medic

ine used for relieving pain, swelling and inflammation in adults. Aceclofenac and paracetamol both work by interfering with the action of certain chemicals responsible for pain, swelling and inflammation. Aceclofenac+paracetamol is available in form of tablets, capsules, syrup and suspension.


Uses of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

For relieving pain, inflammation and swelling in various forms of arthritis. It is also useful in gynaecological pain, dental pain, low backache, pain and swelling in the ear, nose and throat.

Contraindications of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

When should one not use Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

If you are allergic to paracetamol and aceclofenac. If you have a history of ulcer or bleeding in the stomach or any part of your digestive tract. If you have experienced an allergic reaction due ...
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Side effects of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dyspepsia
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen



Can I take Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen during pregnancy?
Aceclofenac+paracetamol should not be used during pregnancy especially in third trimester.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen while breastfeeding?
Aceclofenac+paracetamol should not be used by a lactating woman unless considered essential by the treating doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
Long term treatment with this combination may cause dizziness. Driving or operating machinery is to be avoided.


Can I consume alcohol with Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and aceclofenac+paracetamol, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking. Consuming alcohol while taking pain killers is known to increase the risk of bleeding, ulcer and perforation in stomach and intestine (upper gastrointestinal tract).

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a kidney or liver problem or blood clotting disorder.
  • You have a bleeding problem in the stomach, ulcers in the intestine (perforation) or Crohn's disease.
  • You have asthma, as this medicine can worsen the symptoms of asthma.
  • You have an autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • You are an alcoholic, as concomitant use of this medicine can affect the liver.
  • You experience skin rashes & lesions after taking this combination.
  • You are an elderly patient or taking water pills or have kidney disorders; this medicine can affect the risk of kidney failure. Your doctor may ask you to do renal function tests for the same.

Mode of Action of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

How Does It Work?

Paracetamol works by interfering with the formation of an inflammatory mediator prostaglandin. Prostaglandin is responsible for pain and swelling. Aceclofenac acts by inhibiting certain enzymes res...
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Interactions of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way aceclofenac+paracetamol works or this combination itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines for a heart condition, steroids, blood pressure-lowering medicines, certain antibiotics, immunomodulators, blood thinners, antidiabetics, mifepristone and medic...
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  • Avoid concomitant use of other pain-relieving medicines while taking this combination.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is there any risk associated with the use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen?

A: Use of pain killers may be associated with risk of conditions related to heart, bledding and ulcer in digestive tract. The risk may be more when this medicine is used for prolonged duration and in people with existing heart condition and with risk factor of getting such condition.

Q: Can Aceclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen cause liver related probelm?

A: If this combination is taken in more than recommended dose it can affect your liver. The chances of getting liver related problem is more common in people who drink everyday more than 3 alcoholic drinks and are taking other medicines containing paracetamol.

Q: What is Aceclofenac+Paracetamol?

A: Aceclofenac+Paracetamol is a combination of two medications used to relieve pain and inflammation by reducing the levels of chemical substances in the body that cause these symptoms.

Q: Is it safe to use Aceclofenac+Paracetamol?

A: Aceclofenac+Paracetamol is generally safe for most patients. However, it may cause some common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea, as well as uncommon and rare side effects in some individuals.

Q: Can I stop taking Aceclofenac+Paracetamol when my pain is relieved?

A: If you are using Aceclofenac+Paracetamol for a long-term pain condition, it should be continued as advised by your physician. It can be discontinued for short-term pain relief.

Q: Is Aceclofenac+Paracetamol helpful for relieving stomach pain?

A: No, Aceclofenac+Paracetamol should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician as it can increase stomach acid secretion, potentially worsening an underlying condition.

Q: Can the use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol cause nausea and vomiting?

A: Yes, nausea and vomiting are common side effects of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol. These effects can be mitigated by taking the medication with milk, food, or antacids. If vomiting persists, seek medical advice.

Q: Can the use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol cause dizziness?

A: Yes, some patients may experience dizziness while taking Aceclofenac+Paracetamol. It is advisable to rest until the symptoms subside before resuming activity.

Q: Can the use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol cause kidney damage?

A: Long-term use of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol may lead to kidney damage by reducing the levels of protective chemicals in the body. Patients with kidney disease should avoid prolonged use of painkillers.

Q: Are there any specific contraindications associated with Aceclofenac+Paracetamol?

A: Aceclofenac+Paracetamol should be avoided in patients with known allergies to its components, history of stomach ulcers or bleeding, heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q: Can Aceclofenac+Paracetamol be taken with vitamin B-complex?

A: Yes, Aceclofenac+Paracetamol can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. While Aceclofenac+Paracetamol relieves pain, vitamin B-complex can address underlying vitamin deficiencies.

Q: Is it safe to take a higher dose of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol than recommended?

A: No, exceeding the recommended dose of Aceclofenac+Paracetamol can increase the risk of side effects and potential kidney damage. Consult a doctor if pain persists.
Last Updated on: 18 Apr 2024 | 06:35 PM (IST)
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