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Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside

Molecule Description

Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside is a combination medicine. It is used to provide sy...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Interactions
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside

Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside is used for the treatment of pain caused by muscle spasms.
contraindications

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
sideEffects

Side effects of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Heartburn
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Indigestion
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside during pregnancy?
A:
Consult a doctor before using aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside during pregnancy as limited safety data is available in pregnant women. Proper birth control measures should be taken during treatment.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside while breastfeeding?
A:
Consult a doctor before using aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside while breastfeeding as it passes into breast milk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside?
A:
Avoid driving if you experience dizziness or drowsiness after taking aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol with aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside, as it may worsen the side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside

How Does It Work?

This combination, aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside works by inhibiting the synthesis of natural chemical substance prostaglandins which is responsible for pain and swelling. It relaxes muscle spasms and h...
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interactions

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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside a painkiller medicine?

A: Yes, aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside is a painkiller medicine.

Q: In which all dosage forms is aceclofenac+thiocolchicoside available?

A: Aceclofenac+Thiocolchicoside is available in the form of a tablet, capsule
Last Updated on: 26 Nov 2021 | 02:31 PM (IST)

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