Stifen Mr Tablet
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Stifen Mr Tablet Description
Stifen Mr Tablet is a combination medicine used for symptomatic treatment of painful muscle spasms and to reduce swelling and inflammation of joints and bones. It consists of three medicines, aceclof
enac, paracetamol and chlorzoxazone as active ingredients. It is also used to relieve pain post operations and surgeries. Stifen Mr Tablet decreases the release of chemicals responsible for inflammatory reactions such as prostaglandin, relaxes the muscles and blocks the transmission of pain signals to the brain from the site of pain. You should take this medicine as advised by your doctor, preferably after meals to avoid an upset stomach.
|Contains||Aceclofenac(100.0 Mg) + Chlorzoxazone(250.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)|
|Uses||Muscles and joint pain|
|Side effects||Dizziness, lightheadedness, nausea, vomiting, weakness|
Check more medicines with composition as Aceclofenac(100.0 Mg) + Chlorzoxazone(250.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
Uses of Stifen Mr Tablet
Stifen Mr Tablet is used for relieving pain and inflammation of muscles, joints and bones in conditions such as arthritis, spondylitis and injuries. It is also used after operations and surgeries for relieving pain, inflammation and swelling....
Contraindications of Stifen Mr Tablet
- If you are allergic to aceclofenac, paracetamol, chlorzoxazone or any ingredient of Stifen Mr Tablet.
- If you are experiencing bleeding from 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).
Side effects of Stifen Mr Tablet
- Liver problem
Precautions and Warnings of Stifen Mr Tablet
Can I take Stifen Mr Tablet during pregnancy?
It is unsafe to take Stifen Mr Tablet during pregnancy. Hence, it should not be taken by pregnant women. Taking this medicine during pregnancy can cause defects in the baby's heart or even delay of delivery or increase the risk of bleeding.
Can I take Stifen Mr Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to use Stifen Mr Tablet if you are breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Stifen Mr Tablet ?
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken Stifen Mr Tablet as it may cause dizziness.
Can I consume alcohol with Stifen Mr Tablet ?
It is advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment with Stifen Mr Tablet as it may worsen your liver problems and other side effects.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have any pre-existing medical condition such as kidney or liver problems, high blood pressure, heart-related disorder etc.
- You are an elderly patient or taking diuretics or have a kidney disorder, this medicine can increase the risk of kidney failure
- Your doctor may ask you to do kidney function tests during the treatment.
- You are suffering from gastrointestinal problems like bleeding, ulcers in the intestine (perforation) or Crohn's disease or you are passing black tarry stools
- You have asthma as this medicine can worsen the same.
- You have Systemic lupus erththramoses (an autoimmune disorder).
- You are an alcoholic then concomitant use of this medicine can damage the liver.
- You have disorders related to blood like clotting problems and anaemia.
- You experience skin rashes & lesions after taking this medicine.
Mode of Action of Stifen Mr Tablet
How Does It Work?
- Stifen Mr Tablet works by the combined action of its three components. Aceclofenac and paracetamol inhibit the synthesis of prostaglandins, which are responsible for causing pain, swelling and inflammation thus offering anti-inflammatory properties. Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant that works by blocking the signals of painful sensation through the nerve to the brain and reduces pain and stiffness....
Directions for Use of Stifen Mr Tablet
Stifen Mr Tablet has to be taken as advised by the doctor with a sufficient amount of water. It is taken as directed by your doctor and preferably after meals.
Interactions of Stifen Mr Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
- Stifen Mr Tablet may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medications (that you buy without a prescription) and herbal preparations....
- In particular, if you are taking medicines to treat gout, bacterial infections, diabetes, hypertension, medicines for brain or heart-related diseases, immunosuppressants like ciclosporin, steroids, etc....
- Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-HIV medicines, anti-depressants, antibiotics like levofloxacin and chloramphenicol, anti-tuberculosis medicines, etc.
- There is a risk of bleeding if you are taking blood-thinning medicines like warfarin and coumarin.
- Increased risk of fits if you are taking this medicine with antibiotics like levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin.
- If you are taking medicines to treat diabetes, be cautious about symptoms of low glucose levels like sweating, anxiety, fast heartbeat and hunger pangs.
Storage and disposal of Stifen Mr Tablet
- Stifen Mr Tablet should be store below 30°C.
- Protect it from moisture and heat.
- Keep it away from the children and pets.
Dosage of Stifen Mr Tablet
Taking Stifen Mr in high doses may result in serious liver and kidney damage. Other symptoms of overdose include headache, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain. 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 Stifen Mr 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....
Dr. Mansi Savla
B. Pharm, PharmD
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I take Stifen Mr Tablet for a toothache?
A: Do not take Stifen Mr Tablet without consulting your dentist. The underlying cause of toothache can be different. Therefore, do not self medicate.
Q: Can I take my regular painkillers along with Stifen Mr Tablet?
A: No, it is not safe to take any other medicines to relieve pain along with Stifen Mr Tablet. Concomitant use of painkillers can cause adverse effects like gastrointestinal bleeding and liver damage.
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