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Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Ibuprofen, Paracetamol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet treats inflammations as well as pain. It acts as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that 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.

The drug is suitable for adults as well as children who are 6 months and above.

Ensure that you do not take Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet if-

  • You have heart disease and are at a risk of suffering from a stroke or heart attack. Even those who do not have heart problems are likely to suffer a stroke or a heart attack because of prolonged use of Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet.
  • You have recently had a bypass operation.
  • You are allergic to any substance that is present in Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet.

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 Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet. The drug 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 for infants who are still breast feeding. In this case it is best that you take your doctor’s advice.

You will experience a few side effects when you take this medication. In case of Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet some minor side effects that may occur are anemia, vomiting, hypertension, hemorrhage, low hemoglobin levels and eosinophilia. These side effects are quite common and will go away in some time. Get in touch with your health care provider as soon as possible if you develop some of these more serious side effects like pain in the stomach, indigestion, problems with breathing, weight gain, itchy skin, feeling excessively tired and weak, problems with urinations and bowel movements, development of acid in the stomach etc.

Dysmenorrhea
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet is used to relieve excessive pain and cramps during menstruation.
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet is used to treat symptoms like tender and painful joints associated with Osteoarthritis.
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet is used to treat symptoms like swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Fever and Pain
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet is used to treat headache, back pain, and fever.
Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drugs
Not recommended in patients with known conditions like asthma, rhinitis, and urticaria.
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)
Not recommended in patients with recent heart surgery.
Not recommended in patients with peptic ulcer disease or any gastrointestinal bleeding disorders.
In addition to its intended effect, Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Acid or sour stomach Major Common
Heartburn Major Common
Nausea and Vomiting Major Common
Abdominal discomfort Major Less Common
Constipation Major Rare
Decreased urine output Major Rare
Yellow colored eyes or skin Major Rare
Skin rash Major Rare
Ringing or buzzing in the ears Minor Common
Nervousness Minor Common
Loss of appetite Minor Rare
Running Nose Minor Rare
Duration of effect
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.
Onset of action
The effect of this medicine can be observed in 30 to 60 minutes.
Pregnancy warnings
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Breast-feeding warnings
This medicine is known to excreted through breast milk in small amounts. It is recommended in breastfeeding women.
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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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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.
Overdose instructions
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
India
United States
Japan
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 Major
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg 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.
Fluid Retention and edema Major
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet should be taken only after consulting a doctor. Monitoring of blood pressure and heart conditions is necessary on a regular level during the course of therapy.
Skin rash Major
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet can cause these fatal skin allergies without any warnings. Signs and symptoms like rashes, hives, fever or other allergic symptoms should be reported without any delay. This condition requires immediate medical intervention.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol Moderate
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
Methotrexate Major
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet may increase the blood levels of methotrexate and can cause liver injury, breathing problem, and bleeding. Inform the doctor if you are receiving pain killers. The dose should be adjusted based on the clinical condition. Close monitoring of kidney function and blood cell count is necessary.
Corticosteroids Moderate
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.
Aspirin Major
Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet may reduce the effect of aspirin and increases the risk of bleeding. Any symptoms like gastrointestinal bleeding, abdominal pain, blood in stools should be informed to the doctor. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Antihypertensives Moderate
If you are taking antihypertensives like furosemide and ramipril with Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg 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. The dose should be adjusted based on the clinical condition.
What are you using Duoflam 400Mg/500Mg Tablet for?
Osteoarthritis
How much was the improvement?
Average
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