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Aceroc SP Tablet

Manufactured byWOCKHARD LTD.
ContainsAceclofenac (100 mg) + Paracetamol (500 mg) + Serratiopeptidase (15 mg)
Description
Aceroc SP Tablet is a combination medicine that consists of Aceclofenac, Paracetamol and Serratiopeptidase. It is used to relieve pain and swelling in conditions like muscle pain, joint pain, ankylosing spondylitis (a condition causing pain due to the fusing of bones in the spine), osteoarthritis (a type of arthritis that causes pain on movement due to wearing of the protective covering at the ends of the bones) and rheumatoid arthritis (a condition where the body's immunity attacks the joints and damages). Aceroc SP Tablet shows common side effects like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, loss of appetite, and diarrhoea. If any of these side effects persist for a long time, consult your doctor. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any components present in this medicine. Aceroc SP Tablet should be taken with food to avoid any stomach discomfort. The dose and duration will be decided by your doctor based on your condition and how well it relieves your symptoms. Aceroc SP Tablet may affect or get impacted by other medicines that you are taking. Hence, inform your doctor if you have peptic ulcers or liver/kidneys problems and about your ongoing medicines before taking this medicine. Aceroc SP Tablet may increase the side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness and stomach bleeding if taken with alcohol. Hence avoid consuming alcohol while using this medication. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Aceroc SP Tablet

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Fever
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer
  • Bloody and cloudy urine
  • Anaemia
  • Fatigue
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation

Uses of Aceroc SP Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Swelling and pain
  • Post Immunization Pyrexia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The pain-relieving effect of Aceroc SP Tablet can be observed within an hour after taking it.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Aceroc SP Tablet remains active in the body is not known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Avoid consuming alcohol while using Aceroc SP Tablet as it may lower your blood pressure and can cause dizziness, gastrointestinal damage, headache and fluctuations in heart rate.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Aceroc SP Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Aceroc SP Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to increased risk of harmful effects on your foetus. Your physician may prescribe an alternative with the same therapeutic response.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    You should avoid taking Aceroc SP Tablet in breastfeeding, since traces of the medicine pass into breast milk and can affect your infant. Discuss the benefits and risks with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Avoid taking Aceroc SP Tablet if you are allergic to it. Serious allergic reactions to this medicine are rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms like skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Kidney diseases

Aceroc SP Tablet is not recommended for use if you have kidney problems. Long term use and higher doses of some painkillers may harm normal kidney function. Ask your doctor how this medicine affects your kidney function.

Severe liver disease

Aceroc SP Tablet is not recommended for use if you have severe liver problems. This medicine gets broken down and absorbed in the liver. Therefore, if you take large amounts of this medicine, it may accumulate in your liver and may cause further damage.

NSAID-induced asthma

NSAID-induced asthma is an allergic condition of the respiratory system caused by the use of NSAIDs (Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs). In this condition, there is a narrowing of the airways of your lungs leading to severe breathing difficulty. Aceroc SP Tablet is not recommended for use if you have NSAID-induced asthma as it may worsen your condition.

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Aceroc SP Tablet may cause stomach and intestinal bleeding and ulcers. Therefore, it is not recommended for use if you have gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation disorders since it may worsen your condition.

Peptic Ulcer

Avoid taking Aceroc SP Tablet if you have a peptic ulcers. It could cause severe swelling and bleeding in the stomach, colon, or anus.

Cardiovascular disease

Aceroc SP Tablet is not recommended for use if you have heart problems due to the increased risk of worsening your condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Aceroc SP Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy due to increased risk of harmful effects on your foetus. Your physician may prescribe an alternative with the same therapeutic response.

Breast-feeding

You should avoid taking Aceroc SP Tablet in breastfeeding, since traces of the medicine pass into breast milk and can affect your infant. Discuss the benefits and risks with your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose of Aceroc SP Tablet as it may cause liver damage. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose of this medicine is suspected.

Chronic malnutrition

Malnutrition and fasting can increase the risk of Aceroc SP Tablet overdose. Your doctor will adjust the dose based on your body weight.

Long term use

Use of Aceroc SP Tablet for more than 4 weeks is not advised due to the lack of safety and efficacy data for long-term use.

Bleeding disorders

Aceroc SP Tablet may interfere with blood clotting and results in bleeding or bruising. Use it cautiously if you have bleeding disorders. Report any unusual bruising or bleeding to your doctor immediately. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine or may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Surgeries

Stop taking Aceroc SP Tablet at least 10-14 days before a scheduled surgery as it may increase the risk of bleeding during and/or after the procedure.

Driving or operating machines

Aceroc SP Tablet may cause sleepiness or dizziness. Hence, avoid driving vehicles and operating heavy machines after taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

If you forget to take a dose of Aceroc SP Tablet at a scheduled time, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose. If you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of Aceroc SP Tablet, seek immediate medical attention.
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

Avoid consuming alcohol while using Aceroc SP Tablet as it may lower your blood pressure and can cause dizziness, gastrointestinal damage, headache and fluctuations in heart rate.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Lithium

Phenytoin

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Prilocaine

Digoxin

Corticosteroids

Aspirin

Antihypertensives

Disease interactions

Alcoholism

Aceroc SP Tablet should be used with extreme caution in people with chronic alcohol use due to the increased risk of severe liver damage. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine or may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Liver disease

Avoid taking Aceroc SP Tablet if you have liver problems. This medicine can accumulate in the liver leading to further liver damage. Your doctor may suggest tests to monitor your liver functions while you are on treatment with this medication. Report any symptoms such as nausea, fever, rashes, dark urine, etc., to the doctor on priority. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine or may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Bleeding disorders

Aceroc SP Tablet should be used with extreme caution if you have any bleeding disorders due to the increased risk of worsening your condition. Report any unusual bruising or bleeding to your doctor immediately. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine or may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Asthma

Aceroc SP Tablet should be used with caution if you have asthma and if you are sensitive to NSAIDs (the medicines used to relieve pain and fever) as this medicine can trigger an asthma attack or cause allergic reactions like skin rashes, itching/swelling on your body, etc.

Gastro-Intestinal toxicity

Long term use of Aceroc SP Tablet can cause damage to your stomach and intestine. Serious conditions like bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestinal wall may occur. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine or may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Impaired kidney function

Prolonged use of high doses of Aceroc SP Tablet may cause kidney problems, such as painful urination and protein or blood in the urine. Your doctor may suggest tests to monitor your kidney functions while you are on treatment with this medication. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine or may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

5-HIAA urine test measures the amount of serotonin (a key hormone that stabilizes our mood, feelings of well-being, and happiness) in the body.Aceroc SP Tablet can interfere with urine test and may give a false-positive result. Inform your doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines before undergoing any lab test.
Take Aceroc SP Tablet with food to avoid stomach irritation. Never take more than the prescribed dose. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires your mental focus until you know how Aceroc SP Tablet affects you. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Aceroc SP Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage. Avoid taking Aceroc SP Tablet with any other medicine containing acetaminophen (a medicine used to relieve pain and fever) without consulting your doctor first. Take Aceroc SP Tablet at around the same time daily. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor. Do not break, crush or chew the tablet in the mouth. take it immediately after peeling it from the strip. Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets. Do not use the medicine after the date of expiry. Ensure that the unused or expired medicine is disposed of properly.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Aceroc SP Tablet is a combination of Aceclofenac, Paracetamol and Serratiopeptidase. Paracetamol works by blocking the signals that are responsible for fever and pain. Aceclofenac works by reducing the formation of certain substances in the body that causes pain and swelling. Serratiopeptidase reduces swelling and redness through the breakdown of proteins present at the site of the swelling.
Legal Status

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Classification

Category

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents, Miscellaneous analgesics

Schedule

Schedule H

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