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What is Aceclofenac used for?

Aceclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug indicated for the relief of pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What are the side effects of Aceclofenac?

Like other medicines, Aceclofenac can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Aceclofenac are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Aceclofenac cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Aceclofenac develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Aceclofenac can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, and abdominal pain. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Aceclofenac.

What is the recommended dosage of Aceclofenac?

The dosage of Aceclofenac prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

What if you miss a dose of Aceclofenac?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Aceclofenac medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Aceclofenac?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Aceclofenac, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Aceclofenac?

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Aceclofenac, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Aceclofenac can interact with other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, quinolone antibiotics, and antidiabetic drugs.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Aceclofenac?

Is it possible for me to take Aceclofenac with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Aceclofenac?
What are the possible drug interactions of Aceclofenac?
How will Aceclofenac work in my body?
How should Aceclofenac be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Aceclofenac drug interactions and side effects?


The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Aceclofenac is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.


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