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
Here are some possible side effects of this medication
Acid Or Sour Stomach
Nausea Or Vomiting
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 instructionsThe 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 instructionsSeek 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
Fluid Retention And EdemaThis 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.hives, fever or other allergic symptoms should be reported without any delay. This condition requires immediate medical intervention.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholThis 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
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
MethotrexateThis 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.
CorticosteroidsUse 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.
AspirinThis 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.
AntihypertensivesIf 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?
Ques: How long do I need to use Flexon+ Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?
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Ques: Should I use Flexon+ Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?
Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Flexon+ Tablet?
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