Flexon MR Tablet is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory bearing analgesic and antipyretic properties. Flexon MR is prescribed for relieving muscle and menstrual cramps, swelling, toothache, joint pain, etc. It also helps to treat joint-related health concerns like tender and stiff joints for patients suffering from osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
|Nature||Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID)|
|Composition||Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, Chlorzoxazone|
|Uses||Dysmenorrhea, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, fever and pain|
|Side effects||Gastric or mouth ulcers, abnormal blood counts, and constipation|
|Precautions||Chronic malnutrition, gastrointestinal bleeding, and anemia|
Flexon MR Tablet is an over the counter drug which does not require a prescription by the doctor but it is important to consult a doctor before starting the dosage of the medicine. Flexon MR tablet is manufactured and marketed in India by Aristo Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Flexon MR is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which helps to relieve pain and inflammation in the muscles. Some other health conditions which are treated by administering Flexon MR are listed below:
Administering Flexon MR may cause the following side effects:
The common dose of Flexon MR prescribed by the doctor is one tablet twice a day. It is advisable to consult the doctor as the dose may vary depending on the clinical condition, age and medical history of the patient. Flexon MR Tablet should be swallowed whole without crushing or chewing Flexon MR.
Flexon MR Tablet is a combination of the following drugs:
Ibuprofen and Paracetamol are pain relievers which work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Chlorzoxazone, present in Flexon MR, acts as a muscle relaxant at the center of the brain and spinal cord to relax the muscle stiffness and spasm, enabling the movements of the muscles.
Flexon MR is prescribed to cure fever and painful conditions like joint pain, back pain , headache, muscle pain, and spasms. Flexon MR tablet is also used to cure gastrointestinal infections such as acute diarrhea , dysentery, gynecological infections, lung infections, and urinary infections. Flexon MR reduces muscle reflexes and increases the pain threshold of the body. It also increases the flow of blood which prevents the production of prostaglandin released by the body during the sensation of pain.
It is advisable to follow the directions written on the drug packet and consume Flexon MR in the dosage as advised by the doctor. Flexon MR Tablet must be swallowed whole, without crushing or breaking it. For better absorption, it is suggested to take Flexon MR with food. Taking the medicine on an empty stomach may result in problems related to the stomach.
The medicine Flexon MR tablet works by depressing the muscle reflexes and increasing the pain threshold. Flexon MR Tablet increases the blood flow across the skin and prevents the production of prostaglandin which is released by the body during pain.
A few health conditions which affect the administration and effects of Flexon MR:
The following medicines can be used as substitutes for Flexon MR Tablet:
The following drugs may interact with Flexon MR Tablet:
Flexon MR, when taken by patients suffering from the following health conditions, may cause serious side effects:
Consumption of alcohol during the course of Flexon MR Tablet is not recommended as it may lead to serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, etc.
Ans: Flexon MR Tablet is generally not advised to be consumed by pregnant and breastfeeding females as it is known to cause an adverse effect on the fetus or the nursing infant. Thus, unless prescribed by the doctor, Flexon MR must not be administered by females who are pregnant or lactating.
Ans: Flexon MR is known to be effective in treating symptoms associated with back pain and fever. It is advised to take Flexon MR after consulting a doctor in order to avoid the occurrence of any unintended side effects.
Ans: Full effect of Flexon MR can be seen within 30- 60 minutes of oral administration. However, the effect may vary from person to person depending on the health conditions and dosage of the medicine.
Ans: It is advisable to strictly follow the dose and course of treatment as prescribed by the doctor. In case the symptoms are relieved, one is suggested to consult the doctor before discontinuing Flexon MR.
Ans: In case symptoms like hypotension, low blood pressure , headache, dizziness, or drowsiness are experienced as side effects, then one should refrain from driving and operating heavy machinery.
Ans: Consumption of alcohol is not recommended alongside Flexon MR as it is known to slow down the reflexes and brain functioning.
Ans: No habit-forming tendencies have been reported by the use of Flexon MR. The government categorizes addictive drugs under Schedule H or X in India. One is advised to read the label carefully for instructions and nature.
Ans: It is advisable to consult the doctor to seek remedial action in case an expired dose of Flexon MR has been consumed.
Ans: Yes, the use of Flexon MR may cause nausea and vomiting in some cases. These symptoms generally get relieved after the completion of the course of the medicine. In case vomiting and nausea persist, it is suggested to consult a doctor .
Ans: Patients with a known allergy to a painkiller (NSAIDs) or any of the components present in the drug are advised to not use Flexon MR tablet. Patients with a history of stomach ulcer or those suffering from active or recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding are advised against the use of Flexon MR. Patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure , and liver or kidney disease are also advised to not administer Flexon MR tablet.
Ans: Yes, Flexon MR Tablet is safe to be administered alongside vitamin B complex.
Ans: Long term use of Flexon MR Tablet may cause severe damage to the kidneys. Properly functioning kidneys produce a chemical known as prostaglandin that protects them from damage. Long term use of painkillers reduces the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage. Patients with underlying kidney disease are advised to not administer Flexon MR Tablet.
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