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Acithio Plus Tab

By ACCILEX NUTRICORP
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Aceclofenac + Thiocolchicoside
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Therapeutic classification
Analgesic/antipyretic

Medical Description

Acithio Plus Tablet is a painkiller medicine. It is used to provide symptomatic relief from the pain caused mainly due to muscle spasm. It also helps in relieving sprains, strain, muscle ache and musc
uloskeletal pain. It contains a combination of aceclofenac and thiocolchicoside. Use this medicine as directed by the doctor and do not take it for a longer duration than prescribed.
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Uses of Acithio Plus Tab

Acithio Plus Tablet is used to treat the pain caused by muscle spasms.

Contraindications of Acithio Plus Tab

  • If you are allergic to aceclofenac, thiocolchicoside or any of the ingredients of Acithio Plus Tablet.
  • If you have a history of serious allergies like asthma, skin rashes, swelling, etc. in response to painkillers.
  • If you have or had stomach bleeding problems due to painkillers.
  • If you have kidney and liver failure.
  • If you have heart problems or heart failure.
  • If you are losing blood or have bleeding disorders.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • If you are a woman of childbearing age and are not using contraception.
  • This medicine may impair your fertility thus should not be used by women trying to conceive.

Side effects of Acithio Plus Tab

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Acithio Plus Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Acithio Plus Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Acithio Plus Tablet should not be used for pregnant women as it may cause harm to the baby such as malformations, birth disabilities, kidney and heart problems in the growing baby. This medicine can also delay labour and cause bleeding defects in pregnant women. Consult your doctor for further information on the use of this medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Acithio Plus Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Acithio Plus Tablet passes into the breastmilk. Thus, breastfeeding is not recommended when you are taking this medicine as it can harm the baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Acithio Plus Tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness or visual disturbances after taking Acithio Plus Tablet. It is not advised to drive if you are experiencing any of these symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Acithio Plus Tablet?
A:
It would be best if you avoid the intake of alcohol with Acithio Plus Tablet. It may affect your brain and you may feel dizzy, difficulty in breathing, slow heart rate and drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from lung disorders like asthma, this medicine can worsen it.
  • You have heart and associated problems like heart failure, low blood pressure and bleeding in the brain.
  • You have kidney and liver function problems.
  • You are suffering from heart diseases such as high blood pressure.
  • You have stomach ulcers and bleeding problems.
  • You have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), a condition that affects skin tissue.
  • You have serious allergy problems and skin-related allergic reactions.
  • You are trying to conceive a baby, this medicine should not be used in such cases.
  • You have a history of any kind of blood disorder like anaemia.
  • You are supposed to take this medicine for a prolonged time, it can affect liver and kidney functions.
  • You have diarrhoea after taking this medicine, you should stop this medicine immediately.
  • You experience fits or are prone to get fits.

Mode of Action of Acithio Plus Tab

How Does It Work?

Acithio Plus Tablet works by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins which is responsible for pain and swelling. It relaxes muscle spasms and helps in alleviating muscle stiffness.

Directions for Use of Acithio Plus Tab

  • Acithio Plus Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Acithio Plus Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Acithio Plus Tablet contains a combination of aceclofenac and thiocolchicoside. Thus, any interaction associated with any one of these taken alone can happen with this combination too.
  • Increased risk of stomach bleeding, if you take other pain killers, steroids, antidepressants like Fluoxetine or Clopidogrel along with this medicine.
  • This medicine interferes with the way medicines for high blood pressure works like enalapril, captopril and a water pill.
  • Concomitant use of cyclosporine and tacrolimus (used in an organ transplant) can lead to serious kidney damage.
  • There is an increased risk of bleeding if this medicine 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 Acithio Plus Tablet, if you have taken mifepristone lately (within 2 weeks).
  • This medicine 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.
  • Other medicines like lithium, methotrexate and zidovudine.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Acithio Plus Tab

  • Store it at a temperature below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Acithio Plus Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and discomfort, drowsiness, dizziness, a ringing sound in the ears, low blood pressure, breathing problems, fainting and someti
mes fits. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a 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 dosing schedule. Do not take a
double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Being a diabetic, do I need to take any precautions before taking the Acithio Plus Tablet?

A: Yes, you may experience an episode of low blood glucose. If you experience headache, irritability, sweating, hunger pangs, increased heartbeats and dizziness, immediately consume juice or sugar. Inform the same to your doctor as you may require a change in the dose of your diabetes medicine.

Q: Can I take my regular painkillers along with the Acithio Plus Tablet?

A: No, it is not safe. You should consult a doctor because concomitant use of painkillers can cause side effects.

Q: Is Acithio Plus Tablet a painkiller?

A: Yes, Acithio Plus Tablet is a painkiller used to provide symptomatic relief from the pain associated with muscle spasm.

Q: Can Acithio Plus Tablet be used for back pain?

A: Yes, Acithio Plus Tablet can be used to provide relief from back pain.

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ContainsAceclofenac,Thiocolchicoside
UsesMuscular pain, muscle spasm
Side effectsDizziness, drowsiness, indigestion, nausea
Last Updated on: 12 May 2021 | 07:33 PM (IST)
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