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Acenac Gel 20 gm

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FORMULAAceclofenac 1.5 %
COMPANYS.J.Fazal Elahi (Pvt) Ltd
TYPEGel
About

About

Acenac Gel 20 gm has been designed to help relieve inflammation,bruises and pain accompanied by sprains,muscular pains,rheumatoid arthritis,stiff shoulder,ankylosing spondylitis,sporting injuries and similar illnesses.Occasionally Acenac Gel 20 gm has been used to treat headaches.Acenac Gel 20 gm belongs to a group of drugs known as NSAIDS (non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs) and mainly works by blocking the natural chemical groups that cause inflammation in the human body.

A thin layer of Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician.Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor.Patients tend to observe relief within a week or two of applying Acenac Gel 20 gm.

Mild side effects such as a stinging or burning sensation may be felt at the time of application for a few days.Acenac Gel 20 gm is not considered safe to be prescribed to children under 18 years of age.Acenac Gel 20 gm is deemed safe to be prescribed to pregnant and breastfeeding women,under the care and supervision of a dermatologist.Acenac Gel 20 gm should not be prescribed to patients with known sensitivity to Acenac Gel 20 gm

Indications

Acenac Gel 20 gm can be used to treat:

  • Headaches
  • Muscular aches
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Tendonitis 
  • Gout attacks
  • Joint stiffness
  • Ankylosing spondylitis  
  • Sprains 
  • Rheumatoid arthritis 

How Does Acenac Gel 20 gm Work

Acenac Gel 20 gm works by blocking the production of prostaglandins.Prostaglandins are a hormone that is naturally produced in the body that helps carry out inflammatory responses in the body when needed.By preventing prostaglandins from carrying out its inflammatory functions,Acenac Gel 20 gm is able to aid in the reduction of inflammation and swelling experienced by a patient.

How To Use Acenac Gel 20 gm

A thin layer of Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 1-2 times per day or as advised by the physician,for 2 weeks.Do not use a rough hand and just gently apply Acenac Gel 20 gm on the affected area.Acenac Gel 20 gm is not meant to be covered after application.

Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be used under the care and supervision of a doctor and for a specified period of time only.Patients are advised to not stop using the Acenac Gel 20 gm without consulting a physician, once they see or feel an improvement in their symptoms,which is likely to occur 2 weeks after starting treatment with Acenac Gel 20 gm

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A thin film of Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be applied once or twice a day,as instructed by a physician.

Child Dosage

Acenac Gel 20 gm is not prescribed to patients aged 18 years and younger as there isn't sufficient data to suggest its safe for use.

Elderly Dosage

For patients aged 65 years and above,Acenac Gel 20 gm is prescribed only when necessary and under the care and supervision of a doctor.A small dose of Acenac Gel 20 gm is prescribed and for a limited number of days.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

It is advised that expectant mothers and women planning a family discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using Acenac Gel 20 gm during their pregnancies with a doctor,as there isn't sufficient evidence yet to claim that Acenac Gel 20 gm is harmful to the fetus.It is generally considered safe for breastfeeding mothers to apply,after consulting with a physician.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Acenac Gel 20 gm:

  • Allergy to Acenac Gel 20 gm or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Fungal infections 
  • Bacterial infections 
  • Open wounds
  • Irritated skin 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Acenac Gel 20 gm:

  • Pregnancy 
  • Children 
  • Eczema 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Acenac Gel 20 gm:

  • Other NSAIDS 
  • Corticosteroids 
  • Methotrexate 
  • Quinolones 
  • Lithium 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Acenac Gel 20 gm has certain side effects which include:

  • Irritation/itching at the area of application 
  • Dryness/peeling of skin 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of applying Acenac Gel 20 gm.

Rare Adverse Effects

No such adverse effects have been reported.

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dryness- apply a moisturizer to the skin and wait for 10-15 minutes after which apply Acenac Gel 20 gm on to the skin.This will prevent skin from getting dry and flaky.
  • Itching At The Area Of Application- can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream.Apply a cold compress to the area to help reduce itchiness and redness caused by rash.

Key Facts About Acenac Gel 20 gm

  • Acenac Gel 20 gm is used to treat inflammation and bruising of the skin 
  • Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be used topically only 
  • Acenac Gel 20 gm is commonly prescribed to patients aged 18 years and above
  • Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be applied daily

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Acenac Gel 20 gm?

Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.CAN I TAKE Acenac Gel 20 gm DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes, under the care and supervision of a physician; Acenac Gel 20 gm may be prescribed to pregnant women.

#3.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Acenac Gel 20 gm?

  • Irritation/itching at the area of application 
  • Dryness/peeling of skin 

#4.HOW IS Acenac Gel 20 gm SUPPOSED TO BE APPLIED?

A thin layer of Acenac Gel 20 gm is to be applied on the skin with clean hands 2-3 times per day or as advised by the physician.Do not use a rough hand and just gently apply Acenac Gel 20 gm on the affected area.Acenac Gel 20 gm is not meant to be covered after application.

#5.CAN I STOP APPLYING Acenac Gel 20 gm NOW THAT MY SYMPTOMS HAVE GONE??

Yes. Acenac Gel 20 gm ought to be stopped being applied if symptoms have disappeared.

#6.HOW LONG WILL I HAVE TO CONTINUE TAKING THE MEDICATION?

Acenac Gel 20 gm is prescribed to be applied for 2-3 weeks or as advised by your doctor.

#7.WHAT IF I FORGET TO TAKE THE Acenac Gel 20 gm?

It is advised that Acenac Gel 20 gm is applied at the same time each day,an alarm can be placed to remind patients to apply Acenac Gel 20 gm at the proper time.If patient misses a dose of Acenac Gel 20 gm,they should apply Acenac Gel 20 gm immediately but if the time for the next application is near then its beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and apply Acenac Gel 20 gm as per schedule,doubling of doses is not recommended.

#8.WILL Acenac Gel 20 gm AFFECT MY FERTILITY??

No,there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

#9.HOW DOES Acenac Gel 20 gm WORK?

Acenac Gel 20 gm works by blocking the production of prostaglandins.Prostaglandins are a hormone that is naturally produced in the body that helps carry out inflammatory responses in the body when needed.By preventing prostaglandins from carrying out its inflammatory functions,Acenac Gel 20 gm is able to aid in the reduction of inflammation and swelling experienced by a patient.

 

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