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Preminac-MT Tablet

Manufactured bySymbiosis Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsMetaxalone (400 mg) + Diclofenac (50 mg)
Description

Preminac-MT Tablet is a combination medicine used to relieve acute painful musculoskeletal conditions in adult patients. This medicine should be used along with rest and physical therapy to get the best possible effect. It is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Preminac-MT Tablet

  • Constipation
  • Skin rash
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Dizziness and Drowsiness
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Nervousness
  • Chest pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath
  • Black or tarry stools
  • Difficult or painful urination
  • Itching
  • Cough
  • Bleeding gums

Uses of Preminac-MT Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute musculoskeletal pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 10-30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine 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 during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to diclofenac, any other NSAIDs, metaxalone, or any other inactive ingredient present along with these medicines.

Peptic Ulcer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Drug-induced hemolytic anemia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a drug induced hemolytic anemia or other anemias due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

This medicine is not recommended for relieving pain after you have undergone a CABG procedure due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Effect on heart

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects on the heart, especially after a prolonged use. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Gastro-intestinal toxicity

This medicine may cause damage to the stomach, intestines, liver, etc., especially on prolonged use. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. Report any symptoms such as chronic indigestion, blood in stool or vomit, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Geriatric use

This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients (above 65 years of age) due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Pediatric use

Safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been clinically established in children under the age of 12 years.

Liver diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Sedation

Use of this medicine may cause moderate to severe sedation. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery while using this medicine.

Fluid retention and edema

This medicine may cause fluid retention and edema in some patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels, and heart function may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases.

Skin allergies

This medicine may cause fatal skin allergies without any warnings in some patients. Signs and symptoms such as rashes, hives, fever, or other allergic symptoms should be reported to the doctor without any delay. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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 during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Fluvoxamine

Methotrexate

Ramipril

Tramadol

Adefovir

Apixaban

Ketorolac

Sodium oxybate

Meprobamate

Disease interactions

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of NSAID-sensitive asthma since it may worsen the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Heart Disease

This medicine may cause a heart attack, stroke, or other associated symptoms after a prolonged use. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of heart diseases. Close monitoring of heart function is recommended for such patients. Report any symptoms such as a chest pain, shallow breathing, speech slurring, weakness, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Anemia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with drug induced hemolytic anemia or other anemias due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities or for a longer duration than recommended. This medicine can be taken with food to minimize the risk of stomach irritation. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. 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

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Metaxalone blocks the pain signals from reaching the brain. Diclofenac reduces the formation of certain substances in the body that are responsible for causing swelling and pain.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, Skeletal muscle relaxants, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent combinations

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00660

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