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Hifenac P Tablet

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Aceclofenac(100.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(650.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Hifenac-P tablet is used for the management of pain, swelling and inflammation associated with conditions like arthritis, spondylitis and lower back pain. It can also be used in relieving headache, to...
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Uses of Hifenac P Tablet

Hifenac-P tablet is useful in relieving pain and swelling associated with bones and joints in conditions such as arthritis, spondylitis and lower back pain. It is also useful in gynaecological pain, t...
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Contraindications of Hifenac P Tablet

  • If you are allergic to aceclofenac, paracetamol or any of the ingredients of Hifenac-P tablet.
  • If you have had an allergy after taking any painkiller (asthma, skin rashes, swelling & nasal congestion).
  • If you have a heart condition such as heart failure, high blood pressure.
  • If you have serious liver or kidney-related problems.
  • If you are pregnant, especially in the third trimester of pregnancy.
  • If you have or had stomach ulcers or bleeding in any part of your gut.

Side effects of Hifenac P Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Black stools
  • Loose motions
  • Skin rashes
  • Dizziness
  • Excess sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of Hifenac P Tablet



Can I take Hifenac-P tablet during pregnancy?
It is unsafe to take the Hifenac-P tablet during pregnancy, as it can lead to birth defects in the growing foetus. Hence, it should not be taken by a pregnant woman. Taking this medicine while you are pregnant can cause defects in the baby's heart or even delay of labour and increase the risk of bleeding in the mother and baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Hifenac-P tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advisable not to take this medicine during breastfeeding, as components of Hifenac-P tablet can pass in breast milk and produce undesirable effects in the breastfed baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Hifenac-P tablet?
Hifenac-P tablet may cause dizziness sometimes. If you experience dizziness, avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Hifenac-P tablet?
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment, as it may worsen your liver problems. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or liver problems or blood clotting disorders.
  • You have a bleeding problem in the stomach, ulcers in the intestine (perforation) or Crohn's disease.
  • You have asthma, as this medicine can worsen the symptoms of asthma.
  • You have an autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • You are an alcoholic, as concomitant use of this medicine can damage the liver.
  • You experience skin rashes & lesions after taking the Hifenac-P tablet.
  • You are an elderly patient or taking water pills or have kidney disorders; this medicine can increase the risk of kidney failure. Your doctor may ask you to do renal function tests for the same.

Mode of Action of Hifenac P Tablet

How Does It Work?

Hifenac-P tablet works by interfering with the production of a chemical substance called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are inflammatory mediators produced in the body during inflammation. It is respo...
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Directions for Use of Hifenac P Tablet

  • Hifenac-P tablet should be consumed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • It can be taken with food or after food, avoid taking it in an empty stomach.

Interactions of Hifenac P Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Hifenac-P tablet can interact with other medicines and produce an altered response.
  • Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements and herbal preparations you are taking to avoid any interactions.
  • Other medicines containing paracetamol should not be taken along with the Hifenac-P tablet, as there is an increased risk of liver damage.
  • Hifenac-P tablet can interfere with the blood pressure-lowering action of medicines used to treat high blood pressure.
  • Medicines like water pills, digoxin (used for heart conditions), ciclosporin & tacrolimus (used to modify an immune response) if taken along can lead to kidney problems and hence should be used cautio...
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  • There is an increase in the risk of getting stomach ulcers or bleeding when the Hifenac-P tablet is taken along with steroids.
  • There is a risk of bleeding if the Hifenac-P tablet is taken along with blood thinners such as warfarin.
  • You may experience fits and seizures if you are taking this medicine with antibiotics like levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin.
  • Be cautious about symptoms of low glucose levels like sweating, anxiety, fast heartbeats, hunger pangs if antidiabetic medicines are taken along with the Hifenac-P tablet.

Storage and disposal of Hifenac P Tablet

  • Store it in a cool and dry place and away from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Hifenac P Tablet


Symptoms of overdose of Hifenac-P are headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, unconsciousness, excitation, coma, dizziness, low blood pressure, fits and difficulty in breathing. If you th...
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Missed a Dose

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


Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does Hifenac-P cause addiction?

A: No, Hifenac-P is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Hifenac-P tablet be used for babies?

A: No, it is meant to be used in adults only. Do not give any medicine to your child without consulting with the paediatrician.

Q: Can I take paracetamol with Hifenac-P?

A: Hifenac-P already contains paracetamol and aceclofenac. Do not take additional paracetamol. If your pain is not relieved, consult your doctor as the doctor may increase the dose or add another medicine based on your condition.

Q: Is Hifenac-P a painkiller?

A: Yes, it is a painkiller used to provide relief from various kinds of pains.

Q: Can Hifenac-P be used for fever?

A: No, it should not be used for relieving fever as it is meant for pain treatment.

Q: Can Hifenac-P tablet be used along with antibiotics?

A: Hifenac-P tablet may interact with a few of the antibiotics and produce an altered response. Consult your doctor for detailed information as to which antibiotic you are referring to.

Q: Does Hifenac-P relieve stomach ache?

A: No, Hifenac-P should not be used for stomach aches without a doctor's advice.

Q: Can Hifenac-P be given to elderly people?

A: Hifenac-P should be used with caution in elderly people since they are at high risk of getting side effects. This medicine should be used under the doctor's supervision.


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ContainsAceclofenac(100.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(650.0 Mg)
UsesPain and inflammation
Side effectsStomach pain, indigestion, constipation, mouth ulcers, loose motions
Last Updated on: 05 Oct 2021 | 08:03 PM (IST)
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