Flexidol

Composition

Flexidol tablet: Each film-coated tablet contains Aceclofenac BP 100 mg.

Description

Flexidol (Aceclofenac) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent. This drug exhibits anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activity. Flexidol is an inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis.

Indication

For the relief of pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.

Dosage & Administration

Adults: The recommended dose is 100 mg, twice daily.

Children: There are no clinical data on the use of Aceclofenac in children.

Side effect

Aceclofenac is generally well tolerated, but occasionally patient may complain gastric discomfort, nausea & dizziness. In exceptional cases, very sensitive patients may suffer from gastro-intestinal bleeding, skin rashes and thrombocytopenia.

Precaution

Use of Aceclofenac should be avoided in patients with gastro-intestinal disorders and gastro-duodenal ulcer. In case of severe hepatic or renal damage or disturbance of cardiac function, a close medical surveillance is indicated. Blood counts including platelet counts, as well as monitoring of hepatic and renal functions are recommended, particularly in patients under long-term therapy.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy: This drug should be avoided in pregnancy.

Lactation: Aceclofenac should be avoided during lactation period.

Contraindication

This preparation is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Aceclofenac or any other components of this preparation. This preparation should not be given to patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria.

Storage Condition

Keep out of the reach of children. Keep below 30°C, protect from light.

Presentation  

Flexidol Tablet: Each box contains 10 x 10's tablet in blister pack