Aceflam Tablets / Film-coated

Aceclofenac
100mg
Julphar (Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries)
Pack size 20's
Dispensing mode POM
Source UAE
AgentJULPHAR
Retail Price 45.00 AE

Indications

Aceflam Tablets / Film-coated is used for: Indicated for the relief of pain and inflammation in both acute and chronic pain like, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, dental pain, post-traumatic pain, low back pain, gynaecological pain.

Adult Dose

Adult: PO Ankylosing spondylitis; Osteoarthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis 100 mg twice daily. SR Tablet : The recommended dose is 200 mg, once daily. Elderly: The pharmacokinetics of aceclofenac are not altered in elderly patients, therefore it is not considered necessary to modify the dose and dose frequency. Hepatic Impairment Reduce initial dose to 100 mg daily .

Child Dose

Safety & Efficacy not established.

Renal Dose

No dose adjustment needed.

Administration

Should be taken with food. Take w/ or immediately after meals.

Contra Indications

Hypersensitivity to aspirin or NSAIDs; moderate to severe renal impairment; pregnancy (3rd trimester); history of peptic ulceration or GI bleed; patients with infections.

Precautions

Cautiously administer to patients with GI disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, haematological abnormalities, hepatic porphyria; history of bronchial asthma; history of heart failure or hypertension; mild renal, hepatic or cardiac impairment. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Elderly. Patients suffering from severe hepatic impairment must be monitored.

Pregnancy-Lactation

USE IN PREGNANCY AND NURSING MOTHERS Since there is no information on the safe use of Aceclofenac during pregnancy and lactation, the use of Aceclofenac should therefore be avoided in pregnancy and lactation.

Interactions

May increase plasma concentrations of lithium and digoxin. Increased nephrotoxicity when used with diuretics or ciclosporin. Monitor serum potassium when used with potassium-sparing diuretics and ACE inhibitors. May enhance activity of anticoagulants. May increase risk of methotrexate toxicity when administered within 24 hr of methotrexate admin. Increased risk of GI bleed with other NSAIDs. Increased risk of convulsion with quinolones.

Adverse Effects

Side effects of Aceclofenac : Gastrointestinal disorders (dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea and diarrhoea) and occasional occurance of dizziness. Dermatological side effects including pruritus and rash. Abnormal hepatic enzyme levels and raised serum creatinine have occasionally been reported. Potentially Fatal: Severe GI bleeding; nephrotoxicity; blood dyscrasias.

Mechanism of Action

Aceclofenac, a phenylacetic acid derivative, has antiinflammatory and analgesic properties. It is a potent inhibitor of cyclo-oxygenase which is involved in the production of prostaglandins.

Note

Aceflam 100mg Tablets / Film-coated manufactured by Julphar (Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries). Its generic name is Aceclofenac. Aceflam is avaible in United Arab Emirates. Farmaco UAE drug index information on Aceflam Tablets / Film-coated is not intended for diagnosis, medical advice or treatment; neither intended to be a substitute for the exercise of professional judgment.

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