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Flexura D Tablet
Flexura D Tablet

Flexura D Tablet

By ELDER PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
157.25*
MRP 185.00
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Flexura D Tablet Description

Flexura D tablet is used to treat muscle pain or discomfort that occurs due to an injury or sprain. It contains a combination of diclofenac and metaxalone. They belong to the class of medicines calle

non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and muscle relaxants respectively. It works by relaxing the muscles and blocking the production of certain chemicals responsible for pain, inflammation and swelling. Flexura D tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Some common side effects of Flexura D tablet are headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, but not everybody gets them. These side effects normally go away with time, but if you feel the side effects persist, you should consult your doctor. You should take Flexura D with or after meals to avoid stomach upset. Before using the Flexura D tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹157.25
You Save₹27.75 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDiclofenac(50.0 Mg) + Metaxalone(400.0 Mg)
UsesMuscle spasm, muscle pain
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset
TherapyANALGESIC
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Uses of Flexura D Tablet

Flexura D tablet is used for the treatment of pain due to muscle spasm. It relieves pain, swelling and discomfort of muscle and improves muscle movement and activity.

Contraindications of Flexura D Tablet

  • If you are allergic to diclofenac and metaxalone or any other ingredients of Flexura D tablet.
  • If you are suffering from acidity problem, have a history of recurrent peptic ulcer or bleeding disorder
  • If you have a history of stomach or intestine bleeding or perforation, relating to the previous use of pain killer (NSAIDs) medicines or if you have any liver or kidney problem.
  • If you have heart problems like congestive heart failure (decrease pumping of heart), ischemic heart disease (heart attack due to blood supply disturbance), peripheral arterial disease (a condition in...
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  • If you have a history of attacks of asthma, angioedema (swelling of face, skin and tongue breathing problem), urticarial (skin redness and itching) or acute rhinitis (runny nose, sneezing, etc.)
  • If you have a history of decreased blood count due to any medicines in the past
  • If you have anaemia or have problems with your blood circulation
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • If you are taking aspirin or other NSAIDs painkiller

Side effects of Flexura D Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Nervousness
  • Irritability

Precautions and Warnings of Flexura D Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Flexura D Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Components of Flexura D tablet is known to be unsafe during pregnancy and can affect the growth of the baby and lead to malformations of the heart and kidney of a foetus. Thus, it should be avoided during the first 6 months of pregnancy and should never be used in the last trimester of pregnancy. However, there can be cases your doctor may give you this medicine if it is really needed and an advantage overweighs the risk.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Flexura D Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Flexura D tablet passes into human milk. Hence, this medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Flexura D Tablet?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances, inability to recognise objects properly, sleepiness and dizziness while on treatment with Flexura D tablet. Therefore, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Flexura D Tablet?
A:
If you take Flexura D tablet along with alcohol, it may make you feel drowsier and dizzier, so your ability to concentrate decreases. Hence, it is advisable to not consume alcohol along with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are experiencing high blood pressure, increased heartbeats, increased body temperature, sweating, agitation and irritation
  • You are above 65 years, as it should be used cautiously in elderly patients
  • You have blood clotting, liver, kidney and heart problems
  • You have asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure or cholesterol
  • You are pregnant or active smoker
  • You had or may have a surgery
  • You are having diseases like Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or mixed connective tissue disease
  • You are taking water pills or painkillers
  • You are going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests, inform the concerned person.
  • This medicine should not be used in children 12 years of age.
  • Flexura D tablet may impair female fertility and is not recommended in women who want to conceive or of childbearing age.

Mode of Action of Flexura D Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • The brain and spinal cord control muscle movement in our body. In conditions of muscle spasm, our body releases few substances which cause inflammation, swelling and pain to the affected muscle.
  • Diclofenac works by blocking the release of these substances and improves the symptoms like pain, swelling and soreness of the muscle.
  • Metaxalone is a muscle relaxant and acts on certain area brain and spinal cord responsible for controlling movements of muscles. It blocks the nerve impulses or pain sensations that are sent to the br...
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Directions for Use of Flexura D Tablet

  • Flexura D tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Take it after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
  • 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 Flexura D Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are taking Flexura D tablet with medicine used in mental illness like Fentanyl, Methadone and Tripants, it may lead to high blood pressure, high pulse rate, increased body temperature and sweat...
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  • If you are using this tablet, antihypertensive medicines like Atenolol, Propranolol, Captopril and Lisinopril may decrease their blood pressure-lowering effect. Therefore, the combination should be us...
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  • You may experience muscle weakness and irregular heartbeats if you are taking medicines like Spironolactone, Cyclosporine and Tacrolimus or trimethoprim along with Flexura D tablet, frequent potassium...
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  • If you take this tablet with other painkiller medicines or steroids or medicines used to treat mental illness like Citalopram, Escitalopram and Fluoxetine may increase the risk of acidity, ulceration ...
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  • Frequent glucose level monitoring is advised if you are taking anti-diabetic medicines
  • If you are taking this medicine with antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin, Ofloxacin it may produce fits.
  • Maintain a minimum gap of 4-5 hours between consumption of Flexura D and Colestipol or Cholestyramine used to lower cholesterol.
  • You may feel drowsy and sleepy if you take Flexura D tablet with medicines like Diazepam, Amitriptyline and Clomipramine
  • Other medicines like Lithium (used in mental illness), Digoxin (used in heart-pumping problem), Methotrexate (used in certain cancers, arthritis), Phenytoin (used in convulsions or fits), Voriconazole...
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Storage and disposal of Flexura D Tablet

  • Store Flexura D tablet below 30°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Discard this properly medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.
  • You should not flush this medicine in the toilet or pour them into the drain.

Dosage of Flexura D Tablet

Overdose

  • If you have taken more Flexura D tablet you may get symptoms like headache, nausea, vomiting, pain below the ribs and above the stomach, stomach and intestine bleeding, rarely diarrhoea, dizziness, di...
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  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Flexura D 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 do...
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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: Can I take Flexura D tablet if I am suffering from a liver problem?

A: It is known that Flexura D tablet may damage the liver and the functions of liver decreases, so if you are already having any liver problem, it is advisable to avoid this medicine or consult your doctor about it.

Q: I am having difficulty in conceiving pregnancy and I am on the treatment of infertility, can I use Flexura D tab?

A: Flexura D tablet may impair female fertility. Thus it is advisable to avoid this medicine if you are planning to conceive a baby. You need to consult your doctor for proper advice.

Q: How many Flexura D should I take, and can Flexura D tablet be taken daily?

A: It would be best if you use Flexura D tablet as per the advice of your doctor. It would be best if you do not change or stop this medicine without their consultation.

Q: Can we use Flexura D tab after tooth extraction or any other surgery?

A: Flexura D tablet content may interfere with the bleeding tendency in the patient. Hence, it should be avoided during or immediately after the surgery as per the advice from your doctor.

Q: Can Flexura D tablet treat my illness?

A: Flexura D tablet is used to provide symptomatic relief of muscle pain/spasm. You may need to consult your doctor to identify the exact cause and undergo proper treatment if required.

Q: What content is present in Flexura D tablet?

A: The content present in Flexura D tablet is a combination of diclofenac and metaxalone.

Q: Does Flexura D have side effects?

A: Headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, etc., are a few common side effects that an individual might experience. It is not necessary that everyone experience the same side effects.

Q: Is Flexura D tablet a steroid?

A: No, Flexura D is not a steroid medicine. It is a painkiller medicine used to provide relief from muscular pain.

Q: Can I stop taking the Flexura D tablet when my pain is relieved?

A: If Flexura D tablet is used to provide relief from short term pain and can be discontinued once your pain is relieved. However, the Flexura D Tablet should be continued if your doctor has advised you to do so.

Q: Can we take Flexura D daily?

A: You can take Flexura D but only after the doctor's advice and for a specific duration. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended. If you do not feel any improvement, inform the doctor. But do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: How do you take Flexura D tablets?

A: Flexura D tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. However, it would be best if you take it after your meal to avoid stomach discomfort.
Product Details
Brand
FLEXURA D
Expires on or After
30/05/2024

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