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Dose Form : TABLET
Description : FLEXURA - D TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
Drug Ingredient Information


Information for patients
Drug Information Diclofenac sodium, the active ingredient in Diclofenac sodium , is one of a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). NSAIDs reduce pain and inflammation.Diclofenac sodium act quickly and so are used to treat short term painful conditions affecting the joints and muscles. They are especially useful for the treatment of sprains, strains and back pain. They should not be taken for more than three months
Drug Alert
Alert •you think you may be allergic to diclofenac sodium, aspirin, ibuprofen or any other NSAID,Signs of a hypersensitivity reaction include swelling of the face and mouth (angioedema), breathing problems, runny nose, skin rash or any other allergic type reaction •you have now, or have ever had, a stomach (gastric) or duodenal (peptic) ulcer, or bleeding in the digestive tract (this can include blood in vomit, bleeding when emptying bowels, fresh blood in faeces or black, tarry faeces) •you have had stomach or bowel problems after you have taken other NSAIDs •you have severe heart, kidney or liver failure •you are more than six months pregnant.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •you think you may be allergic to diclofenac sodium, aspirin, ibuprofen or any other NSAID,Signs of a hypersensitivity reaction include swelling of the face and mouth (angioedema), breathing problems, runny nose, skin rash or any other allergic type reaction •you have now, or have ever had, a stomach (gastric) or duodenal (peptic) ulcer, or bleeding in the digestive tract (this can include blood in vomit, bleeding when emptying bowels, fresh blood in faeces or black, tarry faeces) •you have had stomach or bowel problems after you have taken other NSAIDs •you have severe heart, kidney or liver failure •you are more than six months pregnant.
Drug Special Care •Do you suffer from any stomach or bowel disorders including ulcerative colitis or Crohn''''s disease? •Do you have kidney or liver problems, or are you elderly? •Do you have a condition called porphyria? •Do you suffer from any blood or bleeding disorder? If you do, your doctor may ask you to go for regular check-ups while you are taking these . •Have you ever had asthma? •Are you breast-feeding? •Do you have heart problems, or have you had a stroke, or do you think you might be at risk of these conditions (for example, if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, or high cholesterol or are you a smoker)? •Do you have Lupus (SLE) or any similar condition?
Drug Drug Interactions •Medicines to treat diabetes •Anticoagulants (blood thinning like warfarin) •Diuretics (water ) •Lithium (used to treat some mental problems) •Methotrexate (for some inflammatory diseases and some cancers) •Ciclosporin or tacrolimus (used to treat some inflammatory diseases and after transplants) •Quinolone antibiotics (for infections) •Any other NSAID or COX-2 (cyclo-oxgenase-2) inhibitor, for example aspirin or ibuprofen •Mifepristone (a medicine used to terminate pregnancy) •Cardiac glycosides (for example digoxin), used to treat heart problems •Medicines known as SSRIs used to treat depression •Oral steroids (an anti-inflammatory drug) •Medicines used to treat heart conditions or high blood pressure, for example beta-blockers or ACE inhibitors. •Sulfinpyrazone (a medicine used to treat gout) or voriconazole (a medicine used to treat fungal infections). •Phenytoin (a medicine used to treat seizures).
Drug Pregnancy Interaction •Are you pregnant or planning to become pregnant? Although not common, abnormalities have been reported in babies whose mothers have taken NSAIDs during pregnancy. You should not take Diclofenac sodium during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may affect the baby’s circulation. •Are you trying for a baby? Taking Diclofenac sodium may make it more difficult to conceive. You should talk to your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant, or if you have problems getting pregnant
Drug Breast feeding Interaction
Drug Machinery Interaction Very occasionally people have reported that Diclofenac sodium have made them feel dizzy, tired or sleepy. Problems with eyesight have also been reported. If you are affected in this way, you should not drive or operate machinery
Drug More Information •You should take the lowest dose of Diclofenac sodium for the shortest possible time, particularly if you are underweight or elderly. •There is a small increased risk of heart attack or stroke when you are taking any medicine like Diclofenac sodium. The risk is higher if you are taking high doses for a long time.Always follow the doctor’s instructions on how much to take and how long to take it for. •Whilst you are taking these medicines your doctor may want to give you a check-up from time to time. •If you have a history of stomach problems when you are taking NSAIDs, particularly if you are elderly, you must tell your doctor straight away if you notice any unusual symptoms. •Because it is an anti-inflammatory medicine, Diclofenac sodium may reduce the symptoms of infection, for example headache, and high temperature. If you feel unwell and need to see a doctor, remember to tell him or her that you are taking Diclofenac sodium •Diclofenac sodium are not suitable for children. •The contain erythrosine and may be unsuitable for some people
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info The doctor may also prescribe another drug to protect the stomach to be taken at the same time,particularly if you have had stomach problems before, or if you are elderly, or taking certain other drugs as well.
Drug quanitty Adults One tablet two or three times a day. Elderly Your doctor may advise you to take a dose that is lower than the usual adult dose if you are elderly. Your doctor may also want to check closely that the Diclofenac sodium are not affecting your stomach
Drug Dose The doctor will tell you how many Diclofenac sodium to take and when to take them.Always follow his/her instructions carefully. The dose will be on the pharmacist’s label. Check the label carefully. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Keep taking your for as long as you have been told, unless you have any problems. In that case, check with your doctor.Take the before or with food.Drop the into a glass of water, and stir. Drink the pink, blackcurrant-flavoured liquid at once. To make sure you get all of the medicine, rinse the glass round with a small amount of water and drink this as well.
Excess Drug Consumption If you, or anyone else, accidentally takes too much, tell your doctor or your nearest hospital casualty department. Take your medicine pack with you so that people can see what you have taken
Forgot Drug Consumption If you forget to take a dose, take one as soon as you remember. If it is nearly time for your next dose, though, just take the next dose and forget about the one you missed. Do not double up on the next dose to make up for the one missed. Do not take more than 1 (three ) in 24hours
Stop Drug Consumption
Possible Side Effects
General Information •Stomach pain, indigestion, heartburn, wind, nausea (feeling sick) or vomiting (being sick) •Any sign of bleeding in the stomach or intestine, for example, when emptying your bowels, blood in vomit or black, tarry faeces •Allergic reactions which can include skin rash, itching, bruising, painful red areas, peeling or blistering •Wheezing or shortness of breath (bronchospasm) •Swollen face, lips, hands or fingers •Yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes •Persistent sore throat or high temperature •An unexpected change in the amount of urine produced and/or its appearance.
Common Drug Side Effects •Stomach pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion, wind, loss of appetite •Headache, dizziness, vertigo •Skin rash or spots •Raised levels of liver enzymes in the blood
Rare Drug Side Effects •Stomach ulcers or bleeding (there have been very rare reported cases resulting in death,particularly in the elderly) •Drowsiness, tiredness •Hypotension (low blood pressure, symptoms of which may include faintness, giddiness or light headedness) •Skin rash and itching •Fluid retention, symptoms of which include swollen ankles •Liver function disorders, including hepatitis and jaundice
Very Rare Drug Side Effects Effects on the nervous system: Tingling or numbness in the fingers, tremor, blurred or double vision, hearing loss or impairment,tinnitus (ringing in the ears), sleeplessness, nightmares, mood changes, depression, anxiety, mental disorders, confusion, hallucinations, malaise, disorientation and loss of memory, fits, headaches together with a dislike of bright lights, fever and a stiff neck, disturbances in sensation. Effects on the stomach and digestive system: Constipation, inflammation of the tongue, mouth ulcers, taste changes, lower gut disorders (including inflammation of the colon). Effects on the heart, chest or blood: Palpitations (fast or irregular heart beat), chest pain, hypertension (high blood pressure), inflammation of blood vessels (vasculitis), inflammation of the lung (pneumonitis), congestive heart failure, blood disorders (including anaemia), heart attack, stroke. Effects on the liver or kidneys: Kidney or liver disorders, presence of blood or protein in the urine. Effects on skin or hair: Serious skin rashes including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and Lyell’s syndrome and other skin rashes which may be made worse by exposure to sunlight. Hair loss. Other effects: Inflammation of the pancreas, impotence.Medicines such as diclofenac may be associated with a small increased risk of heart attack or stroke
Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Store in a dry place, below 30°C. Keep the in their original pack. Keep out of the reach and sight of children.Do not take Diclofenac sodium after the expiry date which is printed on the outside of the pack. If your doctor tells you to stop taking the , please take any unused back to your pharmacist to be destroyed. Do not throw them away with your normal household water or waste.This will help to protect the environment


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 (metaxalone) may enhance the effects of alcohol and other CNS depressants.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Before taking metaxalone, 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 This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: severe liver disease, severe kidney disease, history of low blood cell counts (e.g., hemolytic anemia, other anemias) due to a drug reaction. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, seizures. 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 There may be other drugs that can interact with metaxalone. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Drug Machinery Interaction Metaxalone can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Drug More Information Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of metaxalone.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info no data available
Drug quanitty The recommended dose for adults and children over 12 years of age is one 800 mg tablet three to four times 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. If you take this medication after a high-fat meal and experience side effects, it may be best to take this drug on an empty stomach or after a light meal. 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 metaxalone can be fatal. Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, slow or shallow breathing, feeling light-headed, or fainting.
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 mental/mood changes, signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat, fever), yellowing eyes or skin, unusual tiredness, fast/pounding heartbeat, worsening of seizures.
Common Drug Side Effects Stomach upset, nausea, constipation, dry mouth, headache, blurred vision, lightheadedness, dizziness or drowsiness may occur during the first few days as your body adjusts to this medication
Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Very Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Drug Side Effects Symptoms 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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