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Flexon+ Tablet

Manufacturer: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, Caffeine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: October 21, 2019

This is a combination medication that has Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, and Caffeine as active ingredients. It treats inflammations as well as pain. This medication acts as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It controls hormones in the body which causes pain and inflammation.

Thus it 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 this medication if-

  • You have heart disease and are at 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 this medication

Below mentioned conditions can be treated with this medication

Here are some possible side effects of this medication

  • Acid Or Sour Stomach

  • Heartburn

  • Nausea Or Vomiting

  • Abdominal Discomfort

  • Constipation

  • Decreased Urine Output

  • Yellow Colored Eyes Or Skin

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medication can be observed in 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication 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 Flexon+ Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • 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.

This medication is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that works by inhibiting the enzymes cyclo-oxygenase I and II. It leads to a decrease in the synthesis of prostaglandins that regulate fever, inflammation, pain, and swelling. Caffeine is a stimulant that affects the central nervous system and is one of the most common psychoactive drugs. Adenosine receptors get deactivated when the drug is consumed and leads to an increase in energy. The drug is a pain relief medication that selectively inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. It activates certain receptors in the brain that inhibit pain signals.

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

    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.

    Fluid Retention And Edema

    This medication 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

    This medication 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

    This medication 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

    This medication 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

    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

    This medication 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

    If you are taking antihypertensives like furosemide and ramipril with this medication, 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.

Ques: What is Flexon+ Tablet?

Ans: This is a combination medication that has Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, and Caffeine as active ingredients. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that works by inhibiting the enzymes cyclo-oxygenase I and II.

Ques: How long do I need to use Flexon+ Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. Also taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can cause an inadequate effect on the patient's condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Flexon+ Tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Flexon+ Tablet 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.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Flexon+ Tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children.
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