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Eclonac Sp Tablet

Manufacturer: Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Aceclofenac, Paracetamol, Serratiopeptidase
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Eclonac Sp Tablet is prescribed for people with painful rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. This active constituent of this medication belongs to the class of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs).

Eclonac Sp Tablet works by blocking the effect of cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes which make chemical prostaglandins at sites of injury or damage, causing pain, swelling and inflammation.

This medication eases pain and reduces inflammation. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should not take Eclonac Sp Tablet. Also, children are advised not to consume this medication.

You should not be taking Eclonac Sp Tablet 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, impaired kidney or liver function.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have high blood pressure or blood clotting problems.

Being a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, this medication helps in relieving pain. Prostaglandins are responsible for pain, inflammation, swelling and fever. Eclonac Sp Tablet inhibits the action of cyclooxygenase in the brain which is involved in the production of prostaglandins.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • 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.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming this alcohol.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    It is not safe to drive while taking medicine if it has the tendency to make you feel sleepy, disoriented or unclear in your thinking.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    It is not recommended if you have chronic conditions of the kidney. You should consult a specialist to find out whether you should continue medication if you have been diagnosed with a kidney disorder.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    If you have liver disease, you are advised to use this medicine with caution. You may not be able to take the dose recommended for the average user, and if you have very intense liver disease or are currently diseased, you cannot use this.

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.

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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 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 Alcohol

    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

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    • Lithium- This combination is not recommended due to the risk of an 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. It, 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 this medication, the medication 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.
  • Interaction with Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Disease

    • Asthma- This medication 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.
    • Gastrointestinal Toxicity- This medication 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, the appearance of coffee colored dry blood in stools or vomiting of blood should be reported immediately.
    • Impaired Kidney Function- This medication should be taken after consulting a doctor if you are suffering from a kidney disease. Suitable adjustment in dosage and monitoring of kidney functions is required in such situations.

Ques: What is Eclonac Sp Tablet?

Ans: Eclonac Sp Tablet works as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs). It is prescribed to patients suffering from painful rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. This tablet contains Aceclofenac, Paracetamol, and Serratiopeptidase as active ingredients.

Ques: What are the uses of Eclonac Sp Tablet?

Ans: Eclonac Sp Tablet is used to treat conditions and symptoms of diseases like a toothache, joint pain, bone pain, swelling, and cold. Besides these, this drug can also be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, periarthritis of scapulohumeral, lumbago, and Ischia Dynia.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Eclonac Sp Tablet?

Ans: The side effects of this medication include shortness of breath, nausea, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, and rash.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Eclonac Sp Tablet?

Ans: Eclonac should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use Eclonac Sp Tablet before I see any improvement in my conditions?

Ans: This tablet is a medicine that takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: What are the contra-indications to Eclonac Sp Tablet?

Ans: Do not use this medication if you suffer from conditions such as Active peptic ulcer, Acute rhinitis, Allergy to Aceclofenac, Asthma, Bleeding disorders, Blood coagulation disorders, Hepatic impairment, Hypersensitivity, and Urticaria.

Ques: Is Eclonac Sp Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.

Ques: Will Eclonac Sp Tablet be more effective if taken in more than recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this tablet can lead to increased chances of side effects such as nausea, shortness of breath, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, headache, dizziness, allergic reaction, etc.
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About Eclonac Sp Tablet
What are the uses of Eclonac Sp Tablet
What are the contraindications of Eclonac Sp Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Eclonac Sp Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Eclonac Sp Tablet ?
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