|Brand Name:||DM Pharma|
|Composition:||Aceclofenac 200 mg Sustained Release|
Aceclofenac for acute painful inflammatory conditions
Aceclofenac – Aceclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) analog of diclofenac with marked anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Aceclofenac is used for the relief of pain and inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. It is reported to have a higher anti-inflammatory action or at least comparable effects than conventional NSAIDs in double-blind studies. Aceclofenac potently inhibits the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme (COX) that is involved in the synthesis of prostaglandins, which are inflammatory mediators that cause pain, swelling, inflammation, and fever. Aceclofenac belongs to BCS Class II as it possesses poor aqueous solubility. It displays high permeability to penetrate into synovial joints where in patients with osteoarthritis and related conditions, the loss of articular cartilage in the area causes joint pain, tenderness, stiffness, crepitus, and local inflammation. Aceclofenac is also reported to be effective in other painful conditions such as dental and gynecological conditions.
MECHANISM OF ACTION: Acclor-200 SR tablets contain aceclofenac 200 mg sustained release is an anti-inflammatory painkiller. It is a medication extensively used for treating fever or different kinds of pain and Arthritis. It eases pain and reduces inflammation. Aceclofenac works by blocking the effect of natural substances called cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzymes. These enzymes help to make other chemicals in the body, called prostaglandins. Some prostaglandins are produced at sites of injury or damage and cause pain and inflammation. By blocking the effect of COX enzymes, fewer prostaglandins are produced, which means pain and inflammation are eased.
SIDE EFFECTS: Some of the common side effects caused by aceclofenac are:
As directed by the physician.
Store in a cool, dry and dark place. Protect from direct sunlight, heat, and moisture.
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