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Flexura D Strip Of 10 Tablets

Flexura D Strip Of 10 Tablets

By SUN PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 219.00
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Medical Description

Flexura D tablet is used to treat muscle pain or discomfort caused by injury or sprain. It contains a combination of diclofenac and metaxalone, which belong to the classes of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and muscle relaxants, respectively.

Flexura D works by relaxing the muscles and blocking the production of certain chemicals responsible for pain, inflammation and swelling. Mobiswift D tablet, Myospas D tablet and Lysoflam MR tablet are some other medicines containing diclofenac and metaxalone.

Some common side effects of Flexura D tablets are headache, nausea, vomiting, and 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.

Flexura D tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. 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 breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

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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

Uses of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

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

Contraindications of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • If you are allergic to diclofenac and metaxalone or any other ingredients of Flexura D tablet.
  • If you are suffering from acidity problems, 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 problems.
  • If you have heart problems like congestive heart failure (decreased pumping of the heart), ischemic heart disease (heart attack due to blood supply disturbance), peripheral arterial disease (a conditi...
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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 breast-feeding
  • If you are taking aspirin or other NSAID painkillers
sideEffects

Side effects of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

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

Precautions and Warnings of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Flexura D Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Consulting a doctor before taking Flexura D Tablet during pregnancy is recommended. They can assess the potential risks and benefits for both the mother and the baby.
breastfeeding

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

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

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.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 an 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 are of childbearing age.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • 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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • 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.
quickTips

Quick Tips of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Flexura D tablet is used to treat muscle pain or discomfort that occurs due to an injury or sprain.
  • Take this medicine exactly as recommended by your doctor. Do not consume more than the prescribed amount.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to diclofenac and metaxalone or any other ingredients of Flexura D tablet.
  • Headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, and indigestion can be seen as side effects of this medicine, inform your doctor if the side effects do not resolve over time.
  • You should take Flexura D with or after meals to avoid stomach upset.
  • Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
  • This medicine should not be used in children 12 years of age.
dosage

Dosage of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Overdose

  • If you have taken more Flexura D tablets you may get symptoms like headache, nausea, vomiting, pain below the ribs and above the stomach, and occasionally fits.
  • 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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Mode of Action of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

How Does It Work?

Flexura D Tablet is a medication that contains a combination of two active ingredients, diclofenac and Metaxalone, to alleviate muscle pain. The tablet works by relaxing the muscles through its action...
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interactions

Interactions of FLEXURA D STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Interactions with other medicines

  • If you are taking Flexura D tablets with medicine used for psychiatric illness like Fentanyl, Methadone and Tripants, it may lead to high blood pressure, high pulse rate, increased body temperature an...
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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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  • Older people, especially, should check their blood pressure periodically. These patients should also drink an adequate amount of water to stay hydrated. Otherwise, the combined use of these medicines ...
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  • If you are taking medicines like Spironolactone, Cyclosporine, tacrolimus, or trimethoprim along with Flexura D tablet, you may experience muscle weakness and irregular heartbeats. Frequent potassium ...
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  • Caution and close monitoring are needed if you are taking this tablet with blood-thinning medicines like Warfarin, and Heparin, as the chances of bleeding increase.
  • If you take this tablet with other painkiller medicines or steroids or medicines used to treat psychiatric illnesses like Citalopram, Escitalopram, and Fluoxetine, it may increase the risk of acidity,...
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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 or Ofloxacin, it may produce fits.
  • Maintain a minimum gap of 4-5 hours between the consumption of Flexura D and Colestipol or Cholestyramine, which is 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 problems), Methotrexate (used in certain cancers, and arthritis), Phenytoin (used in convulsions or fits), Voricon...
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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: 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: What are the side effects of Flexura D?

A: The most common side effects of taking Flexura D are nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, drowsiness, headache and nervousness. If any of these symptoms worsen, consult your doctor.

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.
Last Updated on: 3 May 2024 | 5:06 PM (IST)

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