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Combiflam Suspension

Manufacturer: Sanofi India Ltd
Medicine composition: Ibuprofen, Paracetamol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

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.

If you have health problems like asthma, fluid retention, kidney issues, frequent development of ulcers and bleeding, ask you medical practitioner if you can take 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.

The medication is used for the treatment of conditions like

Side effects that can occur because of consuming this medication are

  • Acid Or Sour Stomach

  • Heartburn

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Abdominal Discomfort

  • Constipation

  • Decreased Urine Output

  • Yellow Colored Eyes Or Skin

  • Skin Rash

  • Ringing Or Buzzing In The Ears

  • Nervousness

  • Loss Of Appetite

  • 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.

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  • 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 Test

    You may get a false-positive result for this test if you take this medicine.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    One 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


    This medication interacts with Fluid Retention and edema and Skin rash.

Ques: What is Combiflam Suspension?

Ans: Combiflam Suspension acts as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to control the pain and inflammation causing hormones in the body. It can be used treats inflammations as well as pain. It contains Ibuprofen and Paracetamol as working ingredients. This Suspension works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain, and inflammation or redness and swelling.

Ques: What is the use of Combiflam Suspension?

Ans: It is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like pain because of headache, backache, and migraine, menstrual pain, muscular pain, dental pain, sore throat, cold and flu symptoms, fever inflammation, redness, swelling, and soreness.

Ques: What are the side effects of Combiflam Suspension?

Ans: Side effects include heartburn, indigestion, nausea, and stomach pain. Apart from these, using this medicine may further lead to nausea, nervousness, rash, ringing in the ears, and severe skin itching. If any of these symptoms occur often or on daily basis, a doctor should be urgently consulted.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Combiflam Suspension?

Ans: This Suspension should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use Combiflam Suspension before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 to 3 days. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to consume this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Combiflam Suspension?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Combiflam Suspension empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.
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About Combiflam Suspension
What are the uses of Combiflam Suspension
What are the contraindications of Combiflam Suspension ?
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