Eclonac tablet is a combination of Aceclofenac, Paracetamol, Serratiopeptidase and is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It is prescribed for people with painful rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. This medication works by blocking the effect of cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes which make chemical prostaglandins at sites of injury or damage, causing pain, swelling and inflammation. It eases pain and reduces inflammation.
You should not take this medication if –
- You are allergic to this medication or other anti-inflammatory painkillers.
- 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.
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 Eclonac Sp Tablet , 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 your next dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?A doctor should be contacted immediately if an overdose is suspected.
This medication 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. Paracetamol is a pain relief medication that selectively inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. Serratiopeptidase is a proteolytic enzyme that is extracted from a silkworm. It acts as an anti-inflammatory pain reliever.
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
DiseaseThis drug interacts with Alcoholism, Liver Disease and others.
Interaction with Alcohol
EthanolThis 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
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Lithium, Phenytoin, Sodium Nitrite and others.
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