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Pace 100/500 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Commonwealth Pharmaceuticals
Medicine composition: Aceclofenac
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: January 13, 2021

Pace 100/500 MG Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.

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

The side effects of this drug include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, flatulence, constipation, dyspepsia, drowsiness, confusion, etc. You should not be taking Pace 100/500 MG Tablet if –

  • You are allergic to this drug or other anti-inflammatory painkillers.
  • You ever had a problem with stomach or duodenal bleeding.
  • You have a heart condition or impaired kidney or liver function.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding woman.
  • You have high blood pressure or blood clotting problems.

This medication interacts with medicines like lithium, digoxin, corticosteroids, antihypertensives, etc and certain diseases like asthma, gastrointestinal toxicity. It can be taken with food or after food.

Drinking an adequate amount of water minimises chances of indigestion and stomach irritations. The duration and amount of medicine should be followed as per the doctor’s prescription.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Rheumatologist before using this medicine.

This medication is used to treat:

The side effects of this medication include:

  • 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?

    It is unsafe to consume this medicine with alcohol, not only does it reduce the efficacy of the medicine but can also pronounce the side-effects.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Some people experience severe indigestion and stomach burn after taking this medicine and so it is recommended that you do not drive after taking this medicine.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Aceclofenac can have an impact on the functioning of the kidneys. Using it for a prolonged period of time can lead to renal failure. That is why if you are already suffering from kidney failure, or other kidney related disorders or if you are on dialysis, inform your doctor before you take this medicine.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Aceclofenac tablets can affect the liver and even cause hepatic failure. That is why doctors prescribe this medicine in small doses and for a short duration. If you are suffering from liver ailments let your doctor know.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Pace 100/500 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be contacted immediately if an overdose of Pace 100/500 MG Tablet is suspected.
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This medication belongs to the class of a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that helps relieve pain. Prostaglandins are responsible for pain, inflammation, swelling and fever. It inhibits the action of cyclooxygenase in the brain which is involved in the production of prostaglandins.

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

    Ethanol

    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 Medicine

    Medicine

    This drug interacts with lithium, methotrexate, mifepristone, anti-coagulants, zidovudine, etc.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Aceclofenac may react with heart and liver diseases, asthma and gastro-intestinal disorders. Consult your doctor and learn more about disease reactions before you take this medicine.

Ques: What is Pace 100/500 MG Tablet?

Ans: It is used to treat pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.

Ques: How long do I need to use Pace 100/500 MG Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Pace 100/500 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Pace 100/500 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. 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 Pace 100/500 MG Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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