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Ace Xeroflar Capsule

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Rabeprazole(20.0 Mg) + Aceclofenac(200.0 Mg)
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ANALGESIC AND ANTACID
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Medical Description

Ace Xeroflar Capsule is used to reduce swelling and pain in bones, joints and muscles. It contains a combination of two medicines, aceclofenac and rabeprazole. Ace Xeroflar Capsule works by the combin...
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Uses of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

Ace Xeroflar Capsule is used for the conditions of swelling, pain and inflammation of joints, muscles, bones and other body parts. It can sometimes be used for post-operative and dental pain as well.

Contraindications of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

  • If you have an allergy to aceclofenac or rabeprazole or to any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are allergic to other pain killers like ibuprofen, aspirin, and diclofenac.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reaction upon painkiller consumption like asthmatic attack, runny nose and skin reactions.
  • If you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease.
  • If you have heart problems like a heart attack, heart failure or stroke.
  • If you have any bleeding, blood clotting disorders or blood circulation problem.
  • If you are pregnant or are planning to have a baby or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach Pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ace Xeroflar Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the safety of this medicine in human pregnancy, and components of this medicine are known to be unsafe in pregnancy. Therefore, it should not be used during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ace Xeroflar Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Ace Xeroflar Capsule passes into human milk, and there is limited information available on its safety on the breastfed infant and lactating women. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ace Xeroflar Capsule?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, inability to recognise objects properly, dizziness, sleepiness, vertigo while on treatment with this medicine. Hence it is recommended to avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ace Xeroflar Capsule?
A:
There is no information regarding the interaction of Ace Xeroflar Capsule with alcohol. It is recommended not to consume alcohol while on this medicine, as alcohol leads to acidity and can lead to an increase in abdominal discomfort and other side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your heart, kidney or liver.
  • You have stomach or intestine issues like bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease or stomach tumour.
  • You have blood circulations problems or bleeding disorder or are taking blood thinners.
  • You have asthma or breathing issues or are a smoker.
  • You have diabetes or high blood pressure or high cholesterol or fats.
  • You have a blood disorder known as porphyria.
  • You have chickenpox; the use of this medicine can lead to a serious infection.
  • You had major surgery and are recovering from it.
  • You are allergic to medicines like Omeprazole, Esomeprazole or substituted Benzimidazoles.
  • You are taking Atazanavir to treat HIV.
  • You have or are a risk of having a vitamin B12 deficiency.
  • You are going to have a specific blood test (Chromogranin A), then you should immediately stop this medicine and consult your doctor if you notice a severe infection.
  • You are above 65 years of age.
  • This medicine is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

How Does It Work?

  • The combination of aceclofenac and rabeprazole is based on the pain killer effect of aceclofenac and the anti-acidity effect of rabeprazole.
  • Aceclofenac blocks or inhibits the action of certain chemicals produced in the body, which is responsible for the sensation of pain, swelling and inflammation and thus helps to ease pain and reduce sw...
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  • However, the use of aceclofenac has been reported to cause gastric discomfort and acidity. Hence, it is combined with Rabeprazole, a medicine that reduces the amount of acid made by the stomach, thus ...
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Directions for Use of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

  • Ace Xeroflar Capsule should be taken with a glass of water along with food or after your meals.
  • This medicine should be taken regularly, in doses and frequency as prescribed by your doctor and should not be taken for a duration longer than prescribed.

Interactions of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concomitant use of Ace Xeroflar Capsule along with other pain killers like Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Steroids, antiplatelets like Clopidogrel, should be avoided as it can cause stomach and intestine bleedin...
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  • Concomitant use of Ace Xeroflar Capsule along with digoxin (used to treat heart failure) should be avoided unless frequently monitored, as it can alter the effects of the medicine.
  • You should not use Ace Xeroflar Capsule for 8-12 days after taking Mifepristone, as it can reduce its effects.
  • Concomitant use of Ace Xeroflar Capsule should be avoided along with medicines used to treat HIV like Zidovudine, Atazanavir, as it can alter its effects.
  • Concomitant use of Ace Xeroflar Capsule along with water pills such as Thiazides, Furosemide, Amiloride can increase the risk of toxicity in the kidney.
  • Concomitant use of Ace Xeroflar Capsule with anticoagulants like Warfarin and medicine to treat psychiatric illnesses like Escitalopram, Fluoxetine can increase the risk of bleeding and ulcers.
  • Use of antidiabetics along with Ace Xeroflar Capsule can affect your blood sugar level. The doctor may ask you to monitor your blood sugar level regularly.
  • Medicines used to modify immune response like Methotrexate, Ciclosporin and Tacrolimus, if taken along with Ace Xeroflar Capsule, can cause kidney problems.
  • Antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin, Norfloxacin can cause fits if you have a history of fits or seizures if taken along with this medicine.
  • Other medicines like Lithium, Ketoconazole, Itraconazole, Ramipril, Enalapril, Valsartan, Candesartan or Telmisartan should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

  • Store Ace Xeroflar Capsule below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Ace Xeroflar Capsule

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Ace Xeroflar Capsule include headache, nausea, vomiting, irritation or bleeding in the stomach and intestines, diarrhoea (rare), excitation, drowsiness, dizziness, low blood pr...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Ace Xeroflar Capsule a painkiller?

A: Yes, Ace Xeroflar Capsule is a pain killer medicine. Do not self medicate this medicine as it may not be suitable for your condition without consulting your doctor.

Q: How long can I use Ace Xeroflar Capsule one per day?

A: Ace Xeroflar Capsule should be used as told and only for the duration for which your doctor prescribes it. Consumption of Ace Xeroflar Capsule for a prolonged period increases the chances of developing side effects such as stomach discomfort and worsen kidney, liver and heart diseases. Also, pain, if not controlled by short term use of the medicine, should be examined by a doctor to identify the underlying cause which should then be treated.

Q: My wife has been prescribed this medicine. How do I give her Ace Xeroflar Capsule?

A: You should give her Ace Xeroflar Capsule along with a glass of water after having her meal. You need to give her this medicine regularly, in doses, frequency and duration as prescribed by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ACE XEROFLAR
Expires on or After
15/08/2022

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ContainsRabeprazole(20.0 Mg),Aceclofenac(200.0 Mg)
UsesMuscular and joint pain
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, stomach Pain, diarrhoea, dry mouth
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 08:23 PM (IST)
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