FLEXINOL TABLET

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SKU
FLE0003
 
Manufacturer : CIP-CIPLA LTD
Composition : PARACETAMOL-325MG+METHOCARBAMOL-400MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : FLEXINOL TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
Drug Ingredient Information
PARACETAMOL-325MG+METHOCARBAMOL-400MG

PARACETAMOL

Information for patients
Drug Information Paracetamol belongs to a group of medicines called pain-killers or analgesics. and It is used for mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, nerve pain, toothache, sore throat, period pains and general aches and pains. n It is also used to relieve the symptoms of cold and flu n It is also used to help reduce a fever (high temperature).
Drug Alert
Alert n had an allergic reaction to paracetamol or any of the ingredients listed in section 6. An allergic reaction can include a rash, itching or shortness of breath. n a liver disorder Speak to your doctor or pharmacist if any of these apply to you.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug n had an allergic reaction to paracetamol or any of the ingredients listed in section 6. An allergic reaction can include a rash, itching or shortness of breath. n a liver disorder Speak to your doctor or pharmacist if any of these apply to you.
Drug Special Care n kidney problems n liver problems, including those due to drinking too much alcohol.
Drug Drug Interactions n barbiturates (sleeping tablets) n tricyclic antidepressants (such as amitriptyline) n colestyramine (used to treat high cholesterol) n warfarin (used to thin the blood and prevent clotting) n zidovudine (used in HIV infections and AIDS) n domperidone and metoclopramide (used to treat nausea and vomiting)
Drug Pregnancy Interaction If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
Drug Machinery Interaction This medicine should not affect your ability to drive or use machines.
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How to take the Medicine
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Drug quanitty How much to take – babies with a fever after their immunisations n This medicine is not usually given to babies under 3 months old. If your doctor advises you to use this medicine for your baby, please follow these instructions only. They are different to those written below for children and adults. n If your baby has a fever (high temperature) after their immunisations at 2 to 3 months old, your doctor may advise you to give them 2.5ml (half a 5ml spoonful) How often to take – babies with a fever after their immunisations n Give them another 2.5ml (half a 5ml spoonful) after 4-6 hours if needed n If your baby continues to have a fever after these two doses please talk to your doctor or pharmacist How much to take – children and adults n Children 3 – 12 months: 2.5ml to 5ml (half to one 5ml spoonful) n Children 1- 5 years: 5ml to 10ml (one to two 5ml spoonsful) n Children 6- 12 years: 10ml to 20ml (two to four 5ml spoonsful) n Adults and Children over 12: 20ml to 40ml to a maximum of 4g (160ml) per day How often to take – children and adults n Take a dose of this medicine every 4 to 6 hours when needed. n Do not give more than 4 doses in 24 hours. n Do not exceed the stated dose. n You must see a doctor if your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 3 days.
Drug Dose n This medicine contains 120mg of paracetamol in one 5ml spoonful. n Take this medicine by mouth only. n Shake the bottle well before use
Excess Drug Consumption n Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well, because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage. Phone your doctor or go to your nearest accident and emergency department straight away. n There may be no symptoms during the first 24 hours although paleness, nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick) and abdominal pain may occur.
Forgot Drug Consumption Take the next dose when needed. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
General Information n skin rash, flaking skin, boils, sore lips and mouth, swelling of the face, fever. n sudden wheezing, fluttering or tightness of the chest or collapse. n bruising more easily, sore throat or other signs of infection (these may be signs of a blood disorder) n severe pain in the abdomen and back, with fever (high temperature), loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting (these may be signs of pancreas inflammation). n Skin rash If paracetamol is taken for a long time, it may lead to liver and kidney problems.
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Store in a cool and dry place

METHOCARBAMOL

Information for patients
Drug Information This medication relaxes muscles. It is used along with rest and physical therapy to decrease muscle pain and spasms associated with strains, sprains or other muscle injuries.
Drug Alert
Alert Since methocarbamol may possess a general CNS depressant effect, patients receiving methocarbamol should be cautioned about combined effects with alcohol and other CNS depressants. Safe use of methocarbamol has not been established with regard to possible adverse effects upon fetal development. There have been reports of fetal and congenital abnormalities following in utero exposure to methocarbamol. Therefore, methocarbamol should not be used in women who are or may become pregnant and particularly during early pregnancy unless in the judgment of the physician the potential benefits outweigh the possible hazards. Methocarbamol may impair mental and/or physical abilities required for performance of hazardous tasks, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle. Patients should be cautioned about operating machinery, including automobiles, until they are reasonably certain that methocarbamol therapy does not adversely affect their ability to engage in such activities.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Before taking methocarbamol, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Drug Special Care Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, severe difficulty urinating (urinary retention). This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. To minimize dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a seated or lying position. Caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to its side effects, especially dizziness and drowsiness.
Drug Drug Interactions pyridostigmine (Mestinon); donepezil (Aricept); galantamine (Reminyl); rivastigmine (Exelon); or tacrine (Cognex). This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with methocarbamol. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor
Drug Pregnancy Interaction This medication should be used during pregnancy only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction It is not known if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Drug Machinery Interaction Methocarbamol may impair mental and/or physical abilities required for performance of hazardous tasks, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle. Patients should be cautioned about operating machinery, including automobiles, until they are reasonably certain that methocarbamol therapy does not adversely affect their ability to engage in such activities.
Drug More Information Avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking methocarbamol. It may cause dangerous side effects.
How to take the Medicine
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Drug quanitty 500 mg - Adults: Initial dosage: 3 tablets q.i.d. Maintenance dosage: 2 tablets q.i.d. 750 mg - Adults: Initial dosage: 2 tablets q.i.d. Maintenance dosage: 1 tablet q.4h. or 2 tablets ti.d. Six grams a day are recommended for the first 48 to 72 hours of treatment. (For severe conditions 8 grams a day may be administered). Thereafter, the dosage can usually be reduced to approximately 4 grams a day.
Drug Dose Take this medication by mouth usually 3 or 4 times a day, or as directed by your doctor. It may be taken with food or immediately after meals to prevent stomach upset. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed because the risk of side effects may increase. This medication is intended for short-term use, usually no longer than 3 weeks, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. If your condition does not improve in 2-3 weeks, contact your doctor.
Excess Drug Consumption Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of methocarbamol can be fatal. Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, nausea, blurred vision, feeling like you might pass out, or seizure (convulsions).
Forgot Drug Consumption If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember within 1 hour. Otherwise, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
General Information Stomach upset, nausea, flushing, constipation, headache, blurred vision, lightheadedness, dizziness or drowsiness may occur during the first few days as your body adjusts to this medication.
Common Drug Side Effects fast/slow heartbeat, fainting, yellowing eyes or skin, persistent nausea/vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain, mental/mood changes, clumsiness, trouble urinating, signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat, fever).
Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
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Drug Side Effects Symptoms This medication may cause your urine to turn green-black in color. This harmless effect is temporary and will disappear when the medication is stopped. A serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Store at room temperature between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

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