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Acceclowoc-P Tablet

Manufactured byWOCKHARDT LTD
ContainsAceclofenac (100 mg) + Paracetamol (325 mg)
Description
Acceclowoc-P Tablet provides effective relief from pain, stiffness, and swelling due to ankylosing spondylitis and arthritis namely, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is also used to provide relief from headaches, toothaches, backaches, menstrual pain, sprains, and strains. Common side effects of Acceclowoc-P Tablet are nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, loss of appetite, and diarrhoea. Do not use this medicine if you are previously allergic to it. Use it cautiously in individuals with liver and kidney problems. You can take Acceclowoc-P Tablet with food, milk, or an antacid to avoid stomach irritation. For the ease of remembering, take it at around the same time every day. Acceclowoc-P Tablet relieves pain and swelling due to arthritic conditions but does not cure it.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Acceclowoc-P Tablet

  • Bloody and cloudy urine
  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Drowsiness

Uses of Acceclowoc-P Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Dysmenorrhoea
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Acceclowoc-P Tablet provides relief from your aches or cramps and makes you feel better in 10-30 minutes.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of Acceclowoc-P Tablet lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while treatment with Acceclowoc-P Tablet due to the risk of stomach bleeding.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported for Acceclowoc-P Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Acceclowoc-P Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to the risk of harmful effects on your baby. But in some cases, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with your doctor before using the medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Acceclowoc-P Tablet is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. An alternate medicine may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. If required, it should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.

Allergy

Avoid taking Acceclowoc-P Tablet if you are previously allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of serious allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

Kidney damage

A long term use with higher doses of some painkillers may harm normal kidney function. is not recommended for use in patients suffering from kidney diseases associated with the excessive use of painkillers. Patients with kidney impairment should ask their pharmacist how the Acceclowoc-P Tablet may affect their kidneys or react with other medicines they take.

Severe liver impairment

Patients with liver diseases need special consideration while taking Acceclowoc-P Tablet. This medicine gets converted to its active form in the liver. Therefore, if you take large amounts of this medicine, more active forms are formed, damaging your liver. The use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe liver diseases because it can further increase the risk of liver damage.

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Acceclowoc-P Tablet may cause stomach and intestinal bleeding and ulcers. Therefore it is not recommended for use in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation disorders since it may worsen the condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Acceclowoc-P Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to the risk of harmful effects on your baby. But in some cases, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with your doctor before using the medicine.

Breast-feeding

Acceclowoc-P Tablet is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. An alternate medicine may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant. If required, it should only be used upon your doctor's recommendation.
General warnings

Overdose and/or excessive use

The excessive use of Acceclowoc-P Tablet accidentally or intentionally results in liver damage. Use this medicine as advised by the doctor/pharmacist. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.

Heart surgery

Do not use Acceclowoc-P Tablet for relieving pain after heart surgery.

Skin rash

Acceclowoc-P Tablet may cause serious skin allergies without any warnings. These events may be fatal in rare cases. Signs and symptoms like rashes, hives, fever, or other allergic symptoms should be reported to the doctor immediately. The treatment should be discontinued if these symptoms appear.

Bleeding disorders

Acceclowoc-P Tablet may prolong the blood clotting time and therefore increase the risk of bleeding. Use it cautiously in patients with bleeding or clotting defects such as haemophilia, vitamin K deficiency, and hypoprothrombinemia.

Driving or operating machinery

Acceclowoc-P Tablet may cause sleepiness or dizziness in some patients. Avoid driving vehicle and operate heavy machinery after taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip the scheduled dose of Acceclowoc-P Tablet. And if a dose is skipped, do not add it up to the next dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose with Acceclowoc-P Tablet.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while treatment with Acceclowoc-P Tablet due to the risk of stomach bleeding.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Lithium

Phenytoin

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Digoxin

Corticosteroids

Antihypertensives

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Patients with liver diseases need special dose consideration while taking Acceclowoc-P Tablet. The conversion of this medicine to its active form happens in the liver. Overdose can produce more active forms and leads to liver damage.

Asthma

Patients with asthma may experience allergic reactions while taking Acceclowoc-P Tablet. Hence it is not recommended for use in patients with asthma, especially those who had experienced allergic reactions with the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines.

Gastrointestinal toxicity

Long term use of Acceclowoc-P Tablet can cause damage to the stomach and intestine. Serious conditions like bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestinal wall can occur. Any symptom indicating ulceration and bleeding like chronic indigestion, the appearance of coffee coloured dry blood in stools or vomiting of blood should be reported immediately.

Heart Disease

Long-term use of Acceclowoc-P Tablet may increase the risk of a heart attack in patients with pre-existing heart conditions or heart failure. It is not used for treating pain after coronary bypass surgery.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

Acceclowoc-P Tablet can interfere with a urine test and may give a false-positive result. It is advised to inform the doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines before undergoing any lab test.
Take Acceclowoc-P Tablet with or after food to avoid stomach irritation. Drink adequate water for easy swallowing. Never take more than the prescribed dose. Take this medicine at around the same time daily. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Acceclowoc-P Tablet stops the release of a chemical called prostaglandins, that increase pain and swelling. Thus, this medicine provides relief from your aches and makes you feel better.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, Analgesic combinations

Schedule

Schedule H

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