Combiflam Suspension treats inflammations as well as pain. This medicine is a combination of two non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), viz. Ibuprofen and Paracetamol. NSAIDs controls hormones in the body which cause pain and inflammation.
It thus offers relief from several problems like toothache, headache, arthritis, pain in the back, other types of small injuries and menstrual cramps. This medication is suitable for adults as well as children who are 6 months and above.
Ensure that you do not take Combiflam Suspension if:
- You have heart disease and are at a risk of suffering from a stroke or heart attack.
- You have recently had a bypass operation.
- You are allergic to any substance that is present in Combiflam Suspension.
This medicine should not be taken during the last trimester of pregnancy as it has been found that it can harm the fetus. Research has not revealed if the drug is harmful to infants who are still breastfeeding. In this case, it is best that you take your doctor’s advice.
Get in touch with your health care provider as soon as possible if you develop some of these serious side effects like pain in the stomach, indigestion, problems with breathing, weight gain, itchy skin, feeling excessively tired and weak, problems with urination and bowel movements, development of acid in the stomach etc.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medicine can be observed in 30 to 60 minutes.
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 known to excreted through breast milk in small amounts. It is recommended in breastfeeding women.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Combiflam Suspension , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any 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 the next dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Seek emergency medical treatment in case of overdose.
Combiflam Suspension is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that works by inhibiting the enzymes cyclo-oxygenase I and II. This leads to a decrease in the synthesis of prostaglandins that regulate fever, inflammation, pain and swelling.
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 Lab Test
5-HIAA Urine TestYou may get a false-positive result for this test if you take this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineOne must take caution while taking this medicine. This medication may interact with other medication like Ketoconazole, Metformin, Anti-hypertensives, Methotrexate, Corticosteroids, Aspirin if administered concomitantly.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThis medication interacts with Fluid Retention and edema and Skin rash.
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