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EMFLAM PLUS TABLET

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EME-E MERCK INDIA LTD

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10 TABLETS

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About EMFLAM PLUS TABLET

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET belongs to a class of painkillers called as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It relieves symptoms of muscle pain, arthritis pain, dysmenorrhea (painful periods or menstrual cramps), dental pain and reduces fever. Pain can be temporary (acute) or long-lasting (chronic) in nature. Acute pain is for a short time caused by damage to the tissues of the muscle, bone, or other organs. While, chronic pain lasts for a long duration and is  caused due to pathologies like nerve damage, osteoarthritis etc. Besides this it is also useful for dental pain which can occur due to damage to the tooth nerve, infection, decay, extraction or injury.

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is composed of two medicines namely Ibuprofen and Paracetamol. Ibuprofen is known to have an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect for reducing mild to moderate pain. It works by blocking the effect of a chemical known as prostaglandin responsible for inducing pain and inflammation in our body. Paracetamol acts as a mild analgesic and antipyretic (fever reducer). It lowers the elevated body temperature and mild pain by inhibiting the synthesis of a chemical messenger (prostaglandin) and by promoting heat loss (through sweating) that helps reset the hypothalamic thermostat. Together all these two medicines help in reducing mild to moderate pain in a shorter duration.

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET can be taken with or after the meal. If stomach upset or irritation occurs, it is advisable to take EMFLAM PLUS TABLET with food or milk. It should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the tablets. Do not take EMFLAM PLUS TABLET if your pain lasts for more than ten days or fever lasting for more than three days. Do not take double dose if you missed one dose. Like all medicines, EMFLAM PLUS TABLET may cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Stop taking this medicine if you experience symptoms like tightness of the chest, breathing difficulties, fever, skin rashes, increased heart rate and or in case of any signs of hypersensitivity. 

Do not take EMFLAM PLUS TABLET if you are allergic to painkillers like aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or diclofenac. It is not recommended for use in children, people with liver disease, heart disease or gastric ulcers/bleeding problems. EMFLAM PLUS TABLET may be associated with a small increase in the risk of heart attack (myocardial infarction). Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may damage your liver and cause increased side effects on taking this drug. Consult your doctor if your symptoms of pain, inflammation, and fever do not disappear even after ten days.

Uses of EMFLAM PLUS TABLET

Muscle pain, Arthritis pain, Headache, Migraine, Backache, Dental pain, Fever

Medicinal Benefits

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is composed of Ibuprofen and Paracetamol primarily used to treat mild to moderate pain. EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is prescribed mainly to treat pain and get relief from discomfort cause in conditions like tooth pain, arthritis, period pain and other type of short term pains. It helps in treating pain by blocking the chemical messenger (prostaglandin) in the brain responsible for causing pain. Ibuprofen works by blocking the effect of a chemical known as prostaglandin responsible for inducing pain and inflammation in our body. On the other hand, Paracetamol lowers the elevated body temperature and mild pain by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandin by promoting heat loss (through sweating) that helps reset the hypothalamic thermostat. Paracetamol has got the advantage of producing less gastric irritation compared to other painkillers like aspirin.

Directions for Use

Take it with food or milk to avoid upsetting of the stomach. Do not chew, crush or break the tablet.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of EMFLAM PLUS TABLET

Most of the side effects of EMFLAM PLUS TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. The most common side effect of EMFLAM PLUS TABLET are thrombocytopenia (low level of platelets), neutropenia/leucopenia (low white blood cells), skin rashes (urticaria), peptic ulcers, gastrointestinal bleeding, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, constipation, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, colitis (inflammation of the intestine) and Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel disorder). These side effects are for a short time interval. However, if these side effects persist reach out to the doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Caution is advised in people with underlying sensitivity to aspirin and other pain killers. EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is contraindicated in children below 12 years of age under 40 kg of weight. If treatment is required for more than 3 days consult your doctor. EMFLAM PLUS TABLET should be taken with caution if you have an allergy to paracetamol, ibuprofen, aspirin, or other pain killers, highly sensitive reactions (asthma, lip/face/throat swelling), existing stomach ulcer or bleeding associated pain killers, blood clotting disorder, heart diseases (like congestive heart failure), kidney disease, peptic ulcer, other active bleeding (like brain stroke bleeding), and severe dehydration (due to vomiting, diarrhoea). Liver damage might occur if taken for a longer duration as it contains paracetamol. The skin should be closely monitored as skin allergic reactions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) have been reported with the use of EMFLAM PLUS TABLET. Blood pressure and cardiovascular (heart) status should be monitored closely during the treatment with EMFLAM PLUS TABLET especially in people affected with high blood pressure and who had a history of heart failure.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Taking EMFLAM PLUS TABLET with alcohol may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Besides this, it can also damage your liver if taken for a longer duration. So, avoid or limit intake of alcoholic beverages with EMFLAM PLUS TABLET.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Use of EMFLAM PLUS TABLET during pregnancy is not recommended as taking this medicine during the last 3 months of pregnancy may harm the unborn baby.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Take EMFLAM PLUS TABLET only if prescribed by your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    After taking EMFLAM PLUS TABLET you may notice dizziness, sleepiness, drowsiness or fatigue as it contain paracetamol which causes sedation. So, in this you should stop taking EMFLAM PLUS TABLET and contact your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    EMFLAM PLUS TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver disease. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    EMFLAM PLUS TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Include more glucosamine, chondroitin sulphate, vitamin D, and calcium enriched supplements. Besides this, turmeric and fish oils can help in reducing inflammation in the tissue.
  • Do not go for heavy exercise as it may increase your joint pain in arthritis. Instead, you can do stretching, low impact aerobic exercise like walking on treadmill, bike riding and swimming. You can also strengthen your muscles by lifting light weights.
  • In chronic condition of arthritis or joint pain try to include fish like salmon, trout, tuna, and sardines. These fishes are enriched with omega-3 fatty acids that minimize level of chemical called cytokines, which ramp up inflammation.
  • Your sitting posture is important especially when you have pain and inflammation. Try to sit as little as possible, and only for a short duration of time. Long term immobility is harmful in conditions like arthritis.  Use back support like a rolled up towel at the back of your spine curve to minimize pain. Keep your knees and hips at a right angle. Besides this, you can also use a foot rest if required.

Special Advise

let your doctor know if you are suffering from stomach ulcers as name may enhance the same.

Other Information (EMF0001)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Jan-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Pain can be short term (acute) or long term (chronic) in nature. Acute pain is for a short time caused by damage to the tissues of the muscle, bone, or organs. While, chronic pain lasts for a longer duration and is caused due to pathologies like nerve damage, osteoarthritis, and dental pain due to damage to the tooth nerve, infection, decay, extraction, or injury. Many women have painful periods known as dysmenorrhea most often menstrual cramps. On the other hand, Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease that results in chronic pain in joints (especially knee) and stiffness making daily tasks difficult.

FAQs

No, EMFLAM PLUS TABLET should not be taken as a long term medication as it may lead to stomach ulcers/bleeding and kidney problems. For best results of EMFLAM PLUS TABLET, take it in doses and duration mentioned by your doctor.

No, it is not advisable to take EMFLAM PLUS TABLET with depression medication. Please inform your doctor if you are taking depression medicine before starting EMFLAM PLUS TABLET.

Yes, EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is a short term medication and if you feel better you can stop taking EMFLAM PLUS TABLET, but only after consulting your doctor.

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is known to be contra-indicated in patients with allergy to painkillers (NSAIDs) or any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Its use should also be avoided in patients with history of stomach ulcer and kidney/liver disease.

Yes, EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is known to cause dizziness. If you feel dizzy, please take rest and also avoid driving while you take EMFLAM PLUS TABLET as it can be harmful.

No, EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is not indicated for stomach pain. Also, If you have stomach pain post ingestion it may be a sign of stomach ulcer, or gastric bleeding. Do not take EMFLAM PLUS TABLET in this condition. It is better to inform your doctor in case of stomach pain post ingestion of this medication.

It depends on whether your cough and cold pills contain ibuprofen and paracetamol or not. If it contains these two medicines, do not take it. It may lead to overdosage, thereby producing unpleasant side effects. Consult your doctor before taking it in such cases.

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET is known to cause stomach upset in some cases. So, please take EMFLAM PLUS TABLET with a meal or a glass of milk to avoid upset stomach.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET

EMFLAM PLUS TABLET

MRP: 1700.00

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