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Hifenac P Tablet
Hifenac P Tablet

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 contains combination of aceclofenac and paracetamol.

Uses of Hifenac P Tablet

  • Treatment of pain & swelling of joints (osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Treatment of pain & inflammation of spinal cord (ankylosing spondylitis)
  • Treatment of pain and swelling in ear, nose or throat, lower back pain
  • Treatment of lower abdominal pain, uterine cramps and pain related to periods (Gynecological pain)
  • Treatment of toothache

Contraindications of Hifenac P Tablet

  • If you are allergic to aceclofenac, paracetamol or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • If you have a history of asthma, skin rashes, swelling & nasal congestion after taking aspirin, ibuprofen or other NSAIDs
  • If you have a history of frequent stomach ulcers or bleeding
  • If you have severe heart problems like heart failure, high blood pressure
  • If you have severe liver or kidney disorder
  • If you are pregnant especially in third trimester of pregnancy

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 this medicine during pregnancy; hence it should not be taken by a pregnant woman.
  • Taking this medicine in pregnancy can cause defects in the baby's heart or even delay of labour.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Hifenac-P Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to use this medicine if you are breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Hifenac-P Tablet?
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it may cause dizziness.


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 problems or liver problems
  • You are an elderly patient or taking diuretics 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.
  • You are suffering from gastrointestinal problems like bleeding, ulcers in the intestine (perforation) or Crohn's disease,
  • You have asthma as this medicine can worsen the same
  • You have an autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus
  • You are an alcoholic, as concomitant use of this medicine can damage the liver
  • You have disorders related to blood clotting
  • You have skin rashes & lesions after taking this medicine

Mode of Action of Hifenac P Tablet

How Does It Work?

Hifenac-P works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for swelling and pain. It also controls fever and promotes cartilage matrix synthesis.

Directions for Use of Hifenac P Tablet

Hifenac-P Tablet should be consumed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water and can be taken with food or after food.

Interactions of Hifenac P Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • No drug interaction reports are available for this combination. However, as this medicine contains aceclofenac & paracetamol, any interactions seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination
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  • If you are taking other medicines containing paracetamol, as there is increased risk of liver damage
  • If you are taking medicines used to treat high blood pressure, this medicine can interfere with their effect
  • Medicines like diuretic can lead to kidney damage when taken along with this medicine
  • Medicines used to treat heart failure (Cardiac glycosides)
  • This medicine can increase the levels of lithium and it's side effects
  • Medicines used to treat certain type of cancer like methotrexate
  • Medicines used to modify immune response during organ transplant like ciclosporin & tacrolimus can result in kidney damage if taken with this medicine
  • Increase the risk of stomach ulcers or bleeding when taken with steroids
  • There is risk of bleeding if you are taking medicines to thin the blood like warfarin, coumarin
  • Increased risk of fits if you are taking this medicine with antibiotics like levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin (Quinolone )
  • Medicines used to treat HIV infections like zidovudine
  • If you are taking medicines for treating diabetes, be cautious about symptoms of low glucose levels like sweating, anxiety, fast heartbeat, hunger pangs
  • Medicines used to treat fits, seizures & depression-like phenobarbital, carbamazepine, phenytoin
  • Medicine used to treat gout-like probenecid
  • Medicine used to treat tuberculosis (TB), rifampicin
  • Medicine used for pain relief like aspirin
  • Medicine used to treat mental problems like depression & the blues (St. John's Wort)

Storage and disposal of Hifenac P Tablet

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

Dosage of Hifenac P Tablet


  • Taking Hifenac-P Tablet in high doses may result in severe liver damage
  • Other symptoms of overdose are headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, unconsciousness, excitation, coma, dizziness, low blood pressure, fits and difficulty in breathing.
  • If you 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 medicine, 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 dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one

Content Details


Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Any precautions do I need to take before taking Hifenac-P Tablet?

  • Yes, you need to tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicine for pain, fever or arthritis
  • Take medicine only for the duration as prescribed by your doctor
  • Never take a dose more than what is prescribed as it can result in overdose
  • Be cautious about stomach pain, blood in vomit, dark stools; these could be signs of bleeding in your stomach or intestine Immediately stop taking medicine and inform your doctor.

Q: Does Hifenac-P cause addiction?

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

Q: Can children use Hifenac-P?

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

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, kindly consult your doctor as the doctor may increase the dose or add another medicine based on your condition.

Q: Is Hifenac-P a pain-killer?

A: Yes, it is a pain killer.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:21 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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