Pentagesic Tablet is a combination medicine that helps to relieve pain and swelling associated with bones and joints in conditions like arthritis, spondylitis, back pain, etc. It contains diclofenac and paracetamol as active ingredients. Pentagesic Tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Take with or without food. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor regarding medical history including the medicines you take....
Q: What precautions must I follow before taking Pentagesic Tablet?
Inform the doctor if you are using other medicine for pain or fever or arthritis.
Take the medicine only for the duration as prescribed by the doctor.
Avoid taking a dose more than what is prescribed as it results in overdose.
Be cautious about stomach pain, blood in vomit, dark stools, these could be signs of bleeding in the stomach or intestine. Stop taking the medicine and inform the doctor.
Q: Can Pentagesic Tablet be used by children?
A: No, it is meant for adults only. Avoid giving this medicine to children (below 10 years old) without consulting with the paediatrician.