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Rid Sp Tablets

10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Rid Sp Tablets Description

Rid Sp Tablet helps in relieving pain and is used to treat acute pain (sudden pain which lasts for a small duration). It contains a combination of two medicines - diclofenac potassium and Serratiopep

tidase as its active components. It works by inhibiting the action of inflammatory mediators and promotes healing. Avoid taking Rid Sp Tablet if you are pregnant, have liver or kidney problems or a stomach ulcer. This medicine should be used under medical prescription and for the duration, it is prescribed.


Product Summary

Offer Price₹46.20
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ContainsDiclofenac Potassium + Serratiopeptidase
UsesMuscle and joint pain
Side effectsDizziness, headache, stomach discomforts, nausea
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Uses of Rid Sp Tablets

Rid Sp Tablet is used for the treatment of acute pain in adults.

Contraindications of Rid Sp Tablets

  • If you are allergic to diclofenac potassium, serratiopeptidase or any ingredient of Rid Sp Tablet.
  • If you are experiencing bleeding from the stomach and intestine or have an active peptic ulcer.
  • If you are allergic to other painkillers such as aspirin and have experienced severe asthma, rashes or any other allergy.
  • If you are suffering from any heart disease like heart failure and high blood pressure.
  • If you have problems with kidney and liver function.
  • If you are pregnant or elderly (65 years of age or older).
  • Do not take this medicine for relieving pain before, during or after cardiac bypass surgery.

Side effects of Rid Sp Tablets

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Spinning of head
  • Stomach discomforts
  • Nausea
  • Rashes
  • Indigestion
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Rid Sp Tablets



Can I take Rid Sp Tablet during pregnancy?
It is advised not to take Rid Sp during the last trimester of pregnancy as there is a risk to the foetus and the mother. Taking this medicine during pregnancy can cause defects in the baby's heart or even delay of delivery or increase the risk of bleeding. During the first and second trimester, it can be used if prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor may advise proper dose and duration depending on your condition. A low dose with a shorter duration of treatment is usually recommended.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Rid Sp Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to take this medicine if you are breastfeeding to avoid undesirable side effects.


Can I drive if I have consumed Rid Sp Tablet?
You may experience dizziness, giddiness, sleepiness and drowsiness after taking Rid Sp. Avoid driving if you have any such symptoms.


Can I consume alcohol with Rid Sp Tablet?
It is advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment as it may worsen your liver problems and other side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your kidneys and liver are not functioning properly or any associated disorders.
  • You have high blood pressure and other heart-related disorders such as heart failure.
  • You are an elderly patient or have a kidney disorder, this medicine can increase the risk of kidney failure.
  • You have stomach or intestinal ulcers or have perforations or bleeding problem in any part of the gastrointestinal tract.
  • You have a condition called Crohn's disease (Inflammatory bowel disease).
  • You have asthma as this medicine can worsen the same.
  • You have an autoimmune disorder called Systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • You consume alcohol regularly, concomitant use of this medicine can damage the liver.
  • You have disorders related to blood like clotting problems and anaemia.
  • You experience skin rashes, allergy and lesions after taking this medicine.
  • Women who are trying to conceive or taking any fertility treatment should not use this medicine.

Mode of Action of Rid Sp Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Rid Sp Tablet works by the combined action of its two components.
  • Diclofenac potassium inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins which are responsible for the symptoms of pain, swelling and inflammation at the site of injury thus offer anti-inflammatory property.
  • Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme that helps in breaking down or dissolving the abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation and promotes healing.

Directions for Use of Rid Sp Tablets

  • Take Rid Sp Tablet as a whole with a glass of water preferably before meals.
  • You should take this medicine regularly at a fixed time and as directed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Rid Sp Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Rid Sp Tablet works or this Tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines like similar pain killers, medicines to treat high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, brain disorders or mental illnesses, antibiotics, antifunga...
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  • Water pill and immunomodulators such as Tacrolimus & Ciclosporin can lead to kidney damage if taken along with Rid Sp.
  • Caution is needed if you are taking medicines to treat heart failure such as Digoxin.
  • This Tablet can increase the levels of Lithium and Methotrexate if taken along and can increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you are taking medicines to treat diabetes, be cautious about symptoms of low glucose levels like sweating, anxiety, fast heartbeat and hunger pangs.
  • Rid Sp should not be taken for 2 weeks after administration of a medicine containing Mifepristone.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Storage and disposal of Rid Sp Tablets

  • Store Rid Sp Tablet below 30°C away from moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Rid Sp Tablets


The symptoms of an overdose of Rid Sp include headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, rarely diarrhoea, dizziness, drowsiness etc. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit th...
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Missed a Dose

If you have 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 d...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What precautions should I take when using Rid Sp Tablet?

A: Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems, consume alcohol regularly as this medicine is known to cause serious liver damage. Discuss with your doctor about any health conditions you have to before taking this medicine.

Q: Is Rid Sp an antibiotic?

A: No, Rid Sp is not an antibiotic. It contains a combination of diclofenac and serratiopeptidase that belongs to the class of medicines known as 'non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug' (NSAID).

Q: What is Rid Sp used for?

A: Rid Sp Tablet is used for the treatment of acute pain in adults.

Q: How long does Rid Sp take to show its effects?

A: It varies among individuals depending on their physiology and other biological parameters.

Q: When should I eat Rid Sp?

A: You should take Rid Sp exactly as told by the doctor. But it would be best if you take them with water or after a meal or snack. Taking them with milk or food means making them less likely to upset or irritate your stomach.

Q: How does Rid Sp Tablet work?

  • Diclofenac inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins which are responsible for the symptoms of pain, swelling and inflammation at the site of injury thus offer anti-inflammatory property.
  • Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme that helps in breaking down or dissolving the abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation and promotes healing.
Last Updated on: 22 Jun 2022 | 06:08 AM (IST)

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