Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside is a combination medicine. It is used to provide s
ymptomatic relief from the pain caused mainly due to muscle spasms. It also helps in relieving sprains, strain, muscle ache and musculoskeletal pain. This combination works by inhibiting the transfer of pain signals in the brain centre. It is available in the form of a tablet, capsule. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside.
Uses of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside
Contraindications of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside
When should one not use Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside
- If you are allergic to aceclofenac, thiocolchicoside or similar medicines
- If you have problems with your heart, liver or kidney
- If you have or had stomach bleeding problems due to painkillers
- If you are suffering from any bleeding disorders or are losing blood
- If you are a pregnant woman or a breastfeeding mother
- If you are a woman of childbearing age and are not using contraception.
- If you have a history of serious allergies like asthma, skin rashes, swelling, etc. in response to painkillers
Side effects of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside
Common side effects of this drug are:
- Stomach pain
- Dry mouth
Precautions and Warnings of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside
Other General Warnings
- You are suffering from lung disorders like asthma
- You have problems with your heart, kidney or liver
- You have high blood pressure, diabetes, etc
- You have stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
- You are planning a pregnancy
- You have a history of any kind of blood disorder like anaemia
- You experience fits or are prone to get fits
- You have diarrhoea after taking aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside
- You have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a condition that affects skin tissue
- You have serious allergy problems and skin-related allergic reactions
- Do not take aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside for a prolonged duration
Mode of Action of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside
How Does It Work?
Interactions of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
- Increased risk of stomach bleeding, if you take other pain killers, steroids, antidepressants along with this combination.
- Concomitant use of cyclosporine and tacrolimus (used in organ transplants) can lead to serious kidney damage.
- There is an increased risk of bleeding if aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside is taken along with other medicines like warfarin.
- You may experience fluctuations in blood sugar if you are taking anti-diabetic medicines like glimepiride or metformin.
- Do not take aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside if you have taken mifepristone lately (within 2 weeks).
- This combination can worsen the heart failure problem if taken with medicines for heart failure like digoxin.
- You may experience fits if you are taking antibiotics like ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin and ofloxacin.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside a painkiller medicine?
Q: In which all dosage forms is aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside available?
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