Altraday Capsule is a formulation manufactured by Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. It belongs to a class of medicines known as NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). It is an anti-inflammatory drug which is used to treat health problems like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis.
Altraday Capsule is used to treat symptoms associated with-
The medicine can also be prescribed for other health problems by the doctor.
Here is the list of side effects that a patient might face after the consumption of Altraday Capsule SR. The side effects occurs in few cases, however, if it persist for a long time then it is advisable to consult the doctor.
The dosage of Altraday Capsule SR is prescribed by the doctor after examining the patients’ height, weight, and medical history. Don’t stop or start a new medicine without the consultation of the doctor. The patient should complete the dosage of the medicine as prescribed by the doctor.
The drug consists of two active ingredients namely-
Here is the list of several other medicines that can be an alternative for Altraday Capsule as there composition and strength is similar to that of Altraday.
The following drugs tend to interact negatively with Altraday Capsule and may cause severe side effects-
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of drugs containing any of the above-mentioned drugs as their active ingredient along with Altraday Capsule SR to avoid adverse effects.
Here is the list of health conditions in which a patient should not take Altraday tablet.
Aceclofenac one of the active ingredients of Altraday Capsule is a preferential COX- 2 inhibitors. It inhibits Prostaglandin synthesis and hence relieves pain. Prostaglandins are released at the site of tissue injury in the body as an immune response. It is well absorbed when taken orally. Aceclofenac is also an Anti- Pyretic drug that is it reduces inflammation.
Rabeprazole the second active ingredient of Altraday Capsule is a Proton pump inhibitor. Hence, it reduces gastric acid secretion. It is known to cause fastest acid suppression. By this action, Rabeprazole relieves pain associated with ulcers and causes healing of ulcers in the stomach and intestines. Rabeprazole also cures acidity by reducing acid secretion. Since Altraday Capsule is a sustained release dosage form its effects remain for a longer period of time.
The medicine is prescribed by the doctor to the patient when he/she is suffering from these health issues:
Here is the list of medicines that a patient should not take with Altraday Capsule SR:
Altraday capsule is used to treat health problems like stomach ulcers, peptic ulcers, hernia, muscle ache, body pain, osteoarthritis, lumbago, gastric acidity, intestinal ulcers, arthritis, fever, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Some of the common side effects of Altraday capsule SR are insomnia, flu syndrome, heartburn, indigestion, diarrhea, constipation, dry mouth, flatulence, joint pain, muscle pain, asthenia, nausea, chest pain, and belching.
No, the patient should not stop the dose of Altraday Capsule even if the symptoms reduce because of its rebound effect. It is advised to consult the doctor before stopping the medicine.
No, Altraday Capsule is not addictive or habit-forming in nature. Most of the medicines which are prescribed by the doctor don’t have the potential for abuse or addiction. If there are any such medicines then government categorize those medicines as controlled substance.
Ans: No, one should not drive or operate heavy vehicle or machinery after the consumption of Altraday Capsule as it increases the risk of side effects like dizziness, drowsiness or headache. So, it is advised not get involved in activities which requires alertness.
Yes. Indigestion (Dyspepsia) is one of the most common side effects experienced by patients while administering Altraday Capsules.
Yes. Prolonged use of Altraday Capsules may lead to Gastritis in some patients.
Ans: No, the patient should not take Altraday Capsule SR if they are breastfeeding because the drug might pass into the milk which can be harmful for the baby.
Ans: Taking a single dose of Altraday Capsule SR won’t have serious side effects on the body. However, the patient should stop the medication right away. The patient should check the expiry date while purchasing the tablet to avoid such things. If in case, any major side effect or allergy is noticed then consult the doctor as soon as possible.
Ans: Altraday Capsule SR is used to treat health problems like Stomach ulcers, Arthritis, Lumbago, Intestinal ulcers, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Gastric acidity, Gastro-intestinal reflux, Ischiadynia, and Ankylosing Spondylitis.
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