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Acenac 100 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Medley Pharmaceuticals
Medicine composition: Aceclofenac
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: April 03, 2019

Acenac 100 MG Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), prescribed for people with painful rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Acenac 100 MG Tablet works by blocking the effect of cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzymes which make chemical prostaglandins at sites of injury or damage, causing pain, swelling and inflammation. It eases pain and reduces inflammation. This medicine should not be given during pregnancy or to mothers that are breastfeeding. Is not recommended for children. This drug is available in tablet form and is taken orally.

Acenac 100 MG Tablet has side effects including diarrhoea, stomach pain, nausea, constipation, vomiting, skin rashes etc. If the side effects are severe or persistent it is advisable to consult your doctor.

You should not be taking Acenac 100 MG Tablet if –

  • You are allergic to Acenac 100 MG Tablet or other anti-inflammatory pain killers.
  • You ever had a problem with stomach or duodenal bleeding, such as an ulcer.
  • You have a heart condition or impaired kidney or liver function.
  • You are pregnant of breastfeeding a baby.
  • You have high blood pressure or blood clotting problems.

Alcohol should not be consumed with this medicine. Acenac 100 MG Tablet interacts with certain other medicines like lithium, digoxin, corticosteroids and antihypertensives and certain diseases like asthma, gastro-intestinal toxicity.

The usual dose for Acenac 100 MG Tablet is 100 mg tablet taken twice daily, preferably in the morning and evening. It can be taken with food or after food. Drinking an adequate amount of water minimises chances of indigestion and stomach irritations. The duration and amount of medicine should be followed as per the doctor’s prescription.

  • rheumatoid arthritis

    Acenac 100 MG Tablet is used to treat symptoms like swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
  • osteoarthritis

    Acenac 100 MG Tablet is used to treat symptoms like tender and painful joints associated with Osteoarthritis.
  • ankylosing spondylitis

    Acenac 100 MG Tablet is used to treat symptoms like stiffness and pain associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis.
  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known allergy to Acenac 100 MG Tablet or other NSAIDs.
  • asthma

    Acenac 100 MG Tablet is not recommended if you are diagnosed with asthma.
  • Bleeding

    Acenac 100 MG Tablet is not recommended if you are suffering from any bleeding disorder. It could cause severe swelling and bleeding in the stomach, colon, and anus.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medicine is excreted in urine and the effect lasts for a duration of 12 to 16 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 to 3 hours after oral administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Acenac 100 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    A doctor should be contacted immediately if an overdose of Acenac 100 MG Tablet is suspected. Signs and symptoms of overdose include rashes on the skin, confusion, pain in the chest, blurred vision etc. Immediate medical attention is needed if an overdose is confirmed.

Acenac 100 MG Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that helps relieve pain. Prostaglandins are responsible for pain, inflammation, swelling and fever. Aceclofenac inhibits the action of cyclooxygenase in the brain which is involved in the production of prostaglandins.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    asthma

    Acenac 100 MG Tablet should not be taken if you have NSAID-sensitive asthma. Any such history should be reported to the doctor so that appropriate substitution can be done.

    Gastro-Intestinal toxicity

    Acenac 100 MG Tablet and other NSAIDs should be taken after consulting a doctor especially if the intended duration is longer than a month. Any symptom indicating ulceration and bleeding like chronic indigestion, appearance of coffee colored dry blood in stools or vomiting of blood should be reported immediately.

    Impaired kidney function

    Acenac 100 MG Tablet should be taken after consulting a doctor if you suffering from a kidney disease. Suitable adjustment in dosage and monitoring of kidney functions is required in such situations.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    This medicine should not be consumed with alcohol. Symptoms of stomach bleeding (such as the presence of dried and coffee colored blood in cough or stools) should be reported to the doctor immediately.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Lithium

    This combination is not recommended due to the risk of increase in the lithium levels which may lead to adverse effects .Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.

    Digoxin

    This combination is not recommended as it increases the Digoxin levels in the body. This in turn leads to an increase in Digoxin's effects on the heart. Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.

    Corticosteroids

    Use with caution as this combination will increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. Inform the doctor if you are taking either of the medicines. Consider taking alternative medicine after consulting your doctor.

    Antihypertensives

    If you are taking Antihypertensives with Acenac 100 MG Tablet, then you are at increased risk of kidney damage. This interaction is more likely to happen in the elderly population. Regular monitoring of kidney function is necessary. Advised to maintain adequate hydration and food intake.

Ques: What is acenac 100 mg tablet?

Ans: Acenac 100 mg tablet is a medication which has Aceclofenac as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by obstructing the action of cyclooxygenase in the body, increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating. Acenac 100 mg tablet is used to treat conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, etc.

Ques: What are the uses of acenac 100 mg tablet?

Ans: Acenac 100 mg tablet is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Joint pain, Fever, Toothache, Cold, Headache, Ear pain, Cephalalgia, Rheumatoid arthritis, Menstrual pain, Toothache, Febrility, Osteoarthritis, Pain caused by nonarticular rheumatism, and Lumbago. Apart from these, it can also be used to treat conditions like Ischia Dynia, Arthritic pain, Flu, Fevers, Ear ache, Catarrh, and Arthritis. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Acenac 100 mg tablet to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of acenac 100 mg tablet?

Ans: Acenac 100 mg tablet is a medication which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Acenac 100 mg tablet which are as follows: Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Nausea and vomiting, and Skin rash. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Acenac 100 mg tablet.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal acenac 100 mg tablet?

Ans: Store Acenac 100 mg tablet in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.

Ques: How long do I need to use Acenac 100 MG Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: Acenac 100 MG Tablet is a medicine which takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients. There are numerous elements to consider such as, salt interactions, precautions to be taken care of, time is taken by the salt to performs its action, etc. we beg you to visit your doctor to realize to what extent before you can see improvements in your health while at the same time taking Acenac 100 MG Tablet.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Acenac 100 MG Tablet?

Ans: Contraindication to Acenac 100 MG Tablet. In addition, Acenac 100 MG Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions such as skin rash and mucosal lesion.

Ques: Is Acenac 100 MG Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk but there is no data available regarding the effect of Acenac 100 MG Tablet during pregnancy.

Ques: Will Acenac 100 MG Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Acenac 100 MG Tablet can lead to increased chances of side effects such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, dizziness, indigestion, Nausea, etc. If you are observing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
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