Acenac MR 4 mg tablet is a pain killer and used to relieve pain associated with arthritis, headache, cold, muscle spasm, menstrual pain, tooth pain etc. It is a combination medicine containing aceclofenac, paracetamol and thiocolchicoside. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Acenac MR 4 mg tablet may cause side effects like vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain etc. If you feel discomfort or experience any of the side effects, it is important to consult your doctor....
Precautions and Warnings
Mode of Action
Directions for Use
Storage and disposal
Uses of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
Acenac MR 4 mg tablet is used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
Headache, toothache, colds, influenza, and menstrual cramps
Painful muscle contractions
Contraindications of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
If you are allergic to aceclofenac, paracetamol, thiocolchicoside or any of the ingredients of Acenac MR 4 mg tablet
If you are taking any other product that contains paracetamol
If you have a history of peptic ulcers or any blood disorder
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Side effects of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
Precautions and Warnings of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
Can I take Acenac MR 4 mg tablet during pregnancy?
It is not recommended for use in pregnant women as components of this medicine may cause abnormalities to the unborn baby. It is important to consult the doctor before using any medication during pregnancy.
Can I take Acenac MR 4 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
The components of this medicine pass into the breast milk in a small amount. Hence it is advised to avoid using this medicine while breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Acenac MR 4 mg tablet?
You may experience dizziness, giddiness, drowsiness, fatigue, visual disturbances etc.
Therefore it is better to be cautious while driving or operating any machinery.
Can I consume alcohol with Acenac MR 4 mg tablet?
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment, as it may cause liver damage.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have a severe liver or kidney disease
You are suffering from bleeding in the stomach or peptic ulcers
You are alcoholic or are suffering from chronic malnutrition
You are an elderly person
You have respiratory disorders like asthma
You experience severe allergic reactions
You may develop the liver disease due to prolonged use of this medicine
Mode of Action of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
How Does It Work?
Prostaglandins are chemical substances that cause pain, swelling, and fever. This medicine blocks the production of these prostaglandins, thus temporarily controlling fever or pain. It acts on the area of the brain which is responsible for controlling temperature. Thus, it controls the fever....
Directions for Use of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
Take Acenac MR 4 mg tablet as directed by your physician.
Swallow this medicine whole with a glass of water.
Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
Medicines used to treat nausea or vomiting like metoclopramide or domperidone when used concomitantly can alter the effect of this medicine.
The effect of Antihypertensive medicines like captopril, enalapril, antidepressants like lithium, medicines used to treat gout, like probenecid can be altered when used concomitantly with this medicine....
The effect of Medicines to treat heart conditions like digoxin, Anti HIV medicines like zidovudine is decreased when used along with this tablet.
Water pills like furosemide, when used together with this medicine, can result in reduced potassium level in the blood.
The effect of blood thinners like warfarin cab be enhanced when used together with this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
Do not store Acenac MR 4 mg tablets above 25°C
This medicine must be kept away from the reach of children
Dosage of Acenac Mr 4mg Tablet
Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, excitation, ringing in ears, drowsiness, dizziness, stomach ache and rarely fits.
If you think you have taken too much of Acenac MR 4 mg tablet contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of Acenac MR 4 mg tablet, 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 of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
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