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By Medicover Hospitals / 20 Feb 2021
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What is Hifenac?

  • Hifenac 100 MG Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to alleviate pain in joint inflammatory disorders such as osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and rheumatoid arthritis. In patients less than 18 years of age, this drug is not recommended for use. Hifenac-P tablet is a formulation of two drugs. It has two main ingredients Aceclofenac and Paracetamol. It is a painkiller drug used in adults for treating acute painful conditions. This drug works by reducing the formation of inflammatory mediators in the body responsible for pain and swelling through the combined action of its components.
    1. Hifenac Uses
    2. Hifenac Side effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Hifenac Overdose
    5. Hifenac Storage
    6. Hifenac vs Diclofenac
    7. Frequently Asked Questions
    8. Citations

    Hifenac Uses:

  • Hifenac 100 mg is a tablet that helps treat rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis that are painful. By blocking the effect of cyclo-oxygenase enzymes, the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAIDs) functions. At sites of injury, which results in inflammation, discomfort, swelling and damage, these enzymes are responsible for making chemical prostaglandins. The drug heals the irritation and helps decrease inflammation.
  • Hifenac Side effects:

  • Some of the common side effects of Hifenac are:
    • Vomiting
    • Stomach pain
    • Nausea
    • Indigestion
    • Diarrhea
    • Heartburn
    • Loss of appetite
  • Some of the serious side effects of Hifenac are:
    • Increased in liver enzyme
    • Constipation
    • Skin rash
    • Headache
    • Breathing difficulty
    • Leg cramps
    • Weight gain
    • Mouth ulcers
    • Black stools
  • Side effects of the Hifenac 100 MG Tablet can occur in some users due to the presence of some ingredients in the tablet. There are side effects that are likely and might not always happen. Some are uncommon but severe. If you encounter any of the above side effects, always seek a physician.
  • Precautions:

  • Before using the Hifenac talk with your doctor if you are allergic to it or any other medications. The product may contain some inactive ingredients which can cause some serious allergic reactions or some other serious problems. Before using the Hifenac talk with your doctor if you are having any of the medical issues:
    • Peptic ulcers
    • Liver disease
    • Asthma
    • Heart condition
    • Hypersensitivity
    • Breastfeeding
    • Hypertension

    How to take Hifenac?

  • The dosage and length of the Hifenac Tablet should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. To stop stomach disturbances, it should be taken with food or milk. Taking the medication periodically at the right times boosts its efficacy. It's important to keep taking the medication daily before you are informed by your doctor that it's safe to stop taking it.
  • Hifenac TH tablet- Packages: 10 Tablet
  • Hifenac TH tablet- Strengths: 8mg, 4MG+100mg
  • Missed Dose:

  • If some dosage of medication has been missing, take it as soon as you know. When it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume the daily cycle of doses. To compensate for the missing dose, do not take a double dose of medication.
  • Overdose:

  • Headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, unconsciousness, excitement, coma, dizziness, low blood pressure, fits, and trouble breathing are the signs of Hifenac-P overdose. If you think you have taken too much of this drug, please immediately call your doctor or go to the nearest hospital. Taking a high-dose of Hifenac-P tablet can also result in serious liver damage.
  • Interactions

    • Along with this drug, taking other medicines such as paracetamol can increase the risk of liver damage.
    • Hifenac-P can alter the action of medicines used for treating high blood pressure
    • Concomitant use of this tablet with water pills will result in kidney damage.
    • The side effects of medicines used for the treatment of heart failure (cardiac glycosides) and lithium for the treatment of brain disease may be increased by this drug.

    Warnings for some Serious Health Conditions:

  • Pregnancy:
  • It may be dangerous to use the Hifenac tablet during pregnancy. Although human studies are minimal, animal studies have shown adverse effects on developing babies. Before prescribing it to you, the doctor can weigh the benefits and any possible risks.
  • Breastfeeding:
  • There is no specific information on the benefits and side effects of Hifenac tablets. The medicine can flow into the breastmilk and can lead to some adverse effects.
  • Storage:

  • Direct contact with heat, air and light may damage your medicines. Exposure to medicine may cause some harmful effects. The medicine must be kept in a safe place and out of children’s reach. Mainly the drug should be kept at room temperature between 68ºF and 77ºF (20ºC and 25ºC).
  • Hifenac vs Diclofena:

    Hifenac
    Diclofena
    Hifenac 100 MG Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to alleviate pain in joint inflammatory disorders such as osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and rheumatoid arthritis. Diclofenac is a medicine that reduces inflammation and pain.
    Hifenac 100 mg is a tablet that helps treat rheumatic conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis that are painful Diclofenac is used to alleviate arthritis-caused discomfort, swelling (inflammation), and joint stiffness. It lets you perform more of your normal everyday tasks by reducing these symptoms.
    Some of the common side effects of Hifenac are:
    • Vomiting
    • Stomach pain
    • Nausea
    • Indigestion
    • Diarrhea
    Some of the common side effects of Diclofenac are:
    • Diarrhea
    • Constipation
    • Gas
    • Headache
    • Dizziness

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    The Hifenac-P Tablet is a drug that relieves pain. In conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis, it is used to decrease pain and inflammation. It may also be used to alleviate ear and throat pain, back pain, toothache, or pain in the muscles.
    The Hifenac-P tablet is a formulation of two-drug. It contains Aceclofenac and Paracetamol, two of the main ingredients. It is a painkiller drug used in ads for treating acute painful conditions.
    The Hifenac Tablet is a drug to alleviate pain. It alleviates pain and inflammation in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
    After taking this drug, you can experience dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, or visual hallucinations. If you are having any of these symptoms, it is advisable not to drive
    Some of the common side effects of Hifenac are:
    • Vomiting
    • Stomach pain
    • Nausea
    • Indigestion
    • Diarrhea

    Citations:

  • Hifenac , https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0974694313000820
  • Effect of Hifenac , https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03639045.2020.1788069