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Flexon

Flexon
By Medicover Hospitals / 05 March 2021
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What is Flexon?

  • Flexon Tablet contains two medicines for analgesics. They're working together to reduce pain, fever, and inflammation. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle pain, period pain, toothache, and joint pain.
  • Flexon Tablet is best taken with food to minimize side effects. Your doctor will decide on the dose and how often you need it. You should take it on a regular basis as advised by your doctor. Medications used to treat pain are usually best taken at the first sign of pain. It is intended for short-term use only. Consult your doctor if symptoms persist or worsen, or if the medicine is needed for use beyond 3 days.
  • This medicine is widely prescribed and considered safe, but may not be suitable for everyone. Before taking it, tell your doctor if you drink a lot of alcohol, use blood-thinning medicines, or have asthma or any problems with your liver or kidneys. The dose or suitability of this medicine may be affected. Pregnant or breast-feeding women should also consult their doctor before using it. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect or affect this medicine. It is advisable to avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.
    1. Flexon Uses
    2. Side Effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Dosage
    5. Flexon vs Combiflam
    6. FAQ's

    Flexon Uses:

  • In pain relief: Flexon Tablet contains two medicines paracetamol and ibuprofen, both widely used as painkillers. They work in a variety of ways to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation. This medicine is very effective in treating mild to moderate migraine-related pain, headache, back pain, menstrual pain, dental pain, and rheumatic and muscular pain. The anti-inflammatory component makes this medicine more effective in the treatment of strains, sprains, and muscle pain. Take it as prescribed to make the most of the benefits. Don't take too much, as this can be dangerous, and don't take it longer than you need. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works for the shortest time.
  • In Fever: Flexon Tablet is a combination of paracetamol and ibuprofen that helps lower the high temperature caused by fever. This medicine is very effective in treating symptoms of cold and flu, sore throat, and fever. Take it as prescribed to make the most of the benefits. Don't take too much or longer than you need, as this may be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest effective dose for the shortest time possible.
  • How to use Flexon Solution:

  • This medicine is administered by injection into the vein or muscle by a healthcare professional. It is administered as directed by your doctor, usually twice a day (every 12 hours). If this medicine is injected into a vein, it should be given for 5 minutes while you are lying down. Continue to lie down for 5 to 10 minutes after injection to reduce dizziness and lightness.
  • Your doctor may switch you to a form of orphenadrine that is taken by mouth to continue controlling your symptoms. Tell your doctor if your condition is not improving or if it is getting worse.
  • Flexon Side Effects

    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Rash
    • Gastric
    • Mouth Ulcer
    • Bloody and cloudy urine
    • Abnormal blood counts
    • Fatigue
    • Heartburn
    • Headache
    • Weakness
    • Tiredness
    • Lightheadedness
    • Abdominal discomfort
    • Constipation
    • Decreased urine output
    • Yellow-colored eyes or skin
    • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
    • Loss of appetite
    • Drowsiness
    • Vomiting of blood

    Precautions

  • Inform your pharmacist if you are allergic to orphenadrine; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as sulfites) that may cause allergic reactions or other problems. Please talk to your pharmacist for more details.
  • Tell your doctor or pharmacist about your medical history before using this medicine, in particular-high pressure in the eye (glaucoma), stomach/intestinal/esophageal problems (such as ulcers, blockage), difficulty urinating. (such as enlarged prostate), a certain type of muscle/nerve disease (myasthenia gravis), heart problems (such as fast/irregular heartbeat, heart failure).
  • This medicine can make you feel dizziness or drowsiness or blur your vision. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machines, or do anything that needs alertness or clear vision until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages, please. Talk to your doctor if you are taking marijuana (cannabis).
  • Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially confusion, drowsiness, constipation, or difficulty urinating. Confusion and somnolence may increase the risk of falling.
  • Flexon MR Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It should not be used, especially in the third trimester, as a newborn baby may have heart-related birth defects. This medicine may also delay work and increase the risk of bleeding in the mother and the child. It should not be used during pregnancy.
  • The components of the Flexon MR tablets are transferred to breast milk in small amounts. Therefore, the use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers is not recommended unless prescribed by the doctor.
  • Important information

    • This combination medicine has been prescribed to relieve pain, inflammation, and fever.
    • Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
    • Take it according to the dosage and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long-term use may lead to bleeding in the stomach and kidneys.
    • Avoid drinking alcohol when taking Flexon Tablet as it may cause excessive somnolence and increase the risk of liver damage.
    • Do not take any other paracetamol-containing medicine (pain/fever or cough and cold drugs) without first asking your doctor.
    • Talk to your doctor if you have severe kidney or liver disorders.
    • Talk to your doctor if you use any other painkillers that contain paracetamol.
    • Talk to your doctor if you are an elderly patient as there is a risk of having side effects.
    • Talk to your doctor if you have asthma or a history of asthma.
    • Talk to your doctor if you have systemic lupus erythematosus, a disorder characterized by severe weakness, joint pain, and rash.
    • Talk to your doctor if you have high blood pressure or heart-related disorders.
    • Talk to your doctor if you develop ulcers or bleeding in your digestive system.
    • You experience redness and skin peeling all over your body or develop Stevens-Johnson syndrome, characterized by flu-like symptoms, rash, and blister.

    Overdose

  • Do not take much of it. If you or someone has taken overdose immediately take them to the hospital.
  • Missed dose- If you forget to take any dose, take it as soon as you recall it. Never take two doses at the same time in order to recover missed ones.
  • Storage

  • Store it away from direct heat, sunlight and moisture. Store it away from the reach of children.
  • Flexon vs Combiflam

    Flexon
    Combiflam
    MANUFACTURER
  • Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
  • MANUFACTURER
  • Sanofi India Ltd
  • SALT COMPOSITION
  • Ibuprofen (400mg) + Paracetamol (325mg)
  • SALT COMPOSITION
  • Ibuprofen (400mg) + Paracetamol (325mg)
  • It is used for the treatment of many conditions such as headache, muscle pain, pain during periods, toothache, and joint pain. It is used for the treatment of many conditions such as headache, muscle pain, pain during periods, toothache, and joint pain.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Flexon Tablet contains two medicines for analgesics. They're working together to reduce pain, fever, and inflammation. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle pain, period pain, toothache, and joint pain.
    Flexon Strip Of 15 tablets is a combination of Ibuprofen and Paracetamol, a pain-relieving drug.
    Flexon MR Tablet is a combination of two pain relievers (Ibuprofen, Paracetamol) and one muscle relaxant (Chlorzoxazone). The pain relievers work by blocking the release in the brain of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
    Dry mouth, dizziness, somnolence, lightheadedness, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, and constipation may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist forthwith.
    Flexon MR Tablet is used to provide symptomatic relief from joint pain, inflammation, and swelling. It is also used to relieve pain after surgery and surgery. Flexon MR helps reduce migraine, back pain, toothache, arthritis, menstrual pain, sore throat, and fever.
    Flexon Tablet is safe for the majority of patients. However, some patients may have some unwanted side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, and diarrhea. Tell your doctor if you have any persistent problems with this medicine.
    Flexon Tablet should be continued as advised by your doctor if you are taking a long-term pain-associated medicine. It may be discontinued if you use it for short-term pain relief.
    No, Flexon Tablet should not be taken for stomach pain without consultation with a physician. This drug may increase the secretion of stomach acid, which may worsen an unknown underlying condition.
    Yes, long-term use of the Flexon Tablet may cause kidney damage. The normal kidney produces a chemical called prostaglandins that protect the kidneys from damage. The use of painkillers lowers the level of prostaglandins in the body, leading to long-term kidney damage. Therefore, the use of painkillers in patients with underlying kidney disease is not recommended.
    The use of Flexon Tablet is considered to be harmful to patients with known allergies to any of the ingredients of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients with known allergies to other analgesics (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients who have a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active or recurrent stomach ulcers/bleeds. Patients who have a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease should also be avoided.

    Citations:

  • Flexon, https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(15)36266-8/abstract