Rapisone-D Sr Capsule

Manufacturer: Abbott India Ltd
Medicine composition: Eperisone, Diclofenac
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Rapisone-D Sr Capsule is a combination medication and is primarily prescribed to relieve muscle spasm pain. This medicine works by relaxing both vascular smooth muscles and skeletal muscles and demonstrates a variety of effects such as improvement of circulation, reduction of myotonia and suppression of the pain reflex.

It is also used for the treatment of patients with acute musculoskeletal spasm associated with lower back pain. You may experience shock and anaphylactoid reactions as side effects of this medicine.

This medicine should be carefully administered in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any medication, or with liver disorders. This medicine is not considered safe for use in pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding and in young children.

In adults, the usual dose of Rapisone-D Sr Capsule is 50–150 mg daily, in divided doses, after meals. However, the dosage can be adjusted by your doctor depending on factors such as patient age, the severity of symptoms and response to treatment. Older people are recommended to start the medication with lower doses.

The medicine is useful against the following conditions:

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (Cabg)

  • Peptic Ulcer

Possible side effects of this tablet are as follows:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication might be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you have missed a dose then take it as soon as you remember, do not overlap or take multiple doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    If there are symptoms of overdose then contact the nearest emergency room and get professional help.

This medicine is a combination of Eperisone and Diclofenac. They belong to the class of antispasmodic and NSAID respectively. Thus this medication works via the dual mechanism.

Firstly, it prevents mono and multisynaptic reflexes in the spinal cord. It regulates the blood supply to the muscles causing relaxation of vascular skeletal muscles. Secondly, it inhibits an enzyme named Cyclooxygenase which is responsible for the formation of prostaglandin. Prostaglandin is a major contributor to the process of inflammation and pain sensation in the body.

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

    The drug should not consumed with or under the effect of alcohol as they react and cause side effects like nausea, dizziness and severe indigestion.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Painkiller such as aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen should be avoided as it increases the chance of side effects. Blood thinner are also not recommended if you are hypertensive you should consult your doctor before starting this medication.
  • Interaction with Disease

    This medication should be avoided if you have NSAID-sensitive asthma, Fluid retention and edema, Gastro-Intestinal toxicity, Skin rash, Impaired kidney function and heart attack.
  • Interaction with Food

    One should have ample food while taking this medication as it will help in the absorption of the medication and increase the effectiveness.

Ques: What is Rapisone-D Sr Capsule?

Ans: This medication is a combination of eperisone and diclofenac. It is primarily used for treating acute musculoskeletal spasm associated with low back pain.

Ques: How long do I need to use Rapisone-D Sr Capsule before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is to be taken till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Rapisone-D Sr Capsule?

Ans: This medication should be taken in the dosage as prescribed by the doctor.

Ques: Should I use Rapisone-D Sr Capsule empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken after food in a prescribed dosage.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Rapisone-D Sr Capsule?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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About Rapisone-D Sr Capsule
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