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Hifenac MR Tablet

INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.
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60
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Hifenac MR Tablet

INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.
*Estimated Price
60
Buy from Netmeds

About Hifenac MR Tablet

Hifenac MR Tablet is an anti-inflammatory drug that contains Paracetamol, Aceclofenac, and Chlorzoxazone. It is used to treat fever, muscle pain, joint pain, muscle relaxation, post-operative pain. The drug increases the pain threshold and reduces the substance in the body that causes inflammation and pain.

Uses Benefits and uses of Hifenac MR Tablet

Hifenac MR Tablet is generally used for muscle relaxation and fever but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Bone and Joint Pains
  2. Muscle Pain
  3. Muscle Relaxation
  4. Fever
  5. Post Surgery Pain
  6. Osteoarthritis
  7. Spondylitis
  8. Arthralgia
  9. Headache
  10. Tooth Ache
  11. Rheumatoid Arthritis

This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Hifenac MR Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Hifenac MR Tablet

Apart from the uses of Hifenac MR Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Nausea
  4. Rashes
  5. Feeling of Sickness
  6. Liver Toxicity
  7. Allergic Reactions
  8. Constipation
  9. Vomiting
  10. Dizziness
  11. Stuffy Nose
  12. Bleeding Nose
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Hifenac MR Tablet

Hifenac MR Tablet is made from Chlorzoxazone (500mg), Aceclofenac (100mg), Paracetamol (325mg) which is an NSAID to subside fever and help in muscle relaxation. Hifenac MR Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. The effect should start in 30 minutes and it may last up to 6 hours.

You can buy Hifenac MR Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
How to use Hifenac MR Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Hifenac MR Tablet

  • How does it work? Hifenac MR Tablet works by increasing the blood flow thus helping in heat release and causing the body to sweat. It also blocks the release of a certain substance that causes inflammation in the body.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Hifenac MR  Tablet.
  • Please consult your doctor regarding the dosage and frequency of Hifenac MR Tablet.
  • If pain or fever is not relieved within 30 minutes to 1 hour of use, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Hifenac MR Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Hifenac MR Tablet  is not the cure for a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynaecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Taking Hifenac MR Tablet while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux.
  • Hifenac MR Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Hifenac MR Tablet

Before using Hifenac MR Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Blood Coagulation
  • Asthma
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Bleeding Disorder
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnancy
  • Hepatic Impairment
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms
Hifenac MR Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Cetirizine
  • Alprazolam
  • Captopril
  • Aliskiren
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Hifenac MR Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you feel numbness or tingling sensation

FAQs Commonly asked question on Hifenac MR Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Hifenac MR Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Hifenac MR Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Hifenac MR Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Hifenac MR Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Hifenac MR Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Hifenac MR Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Hifenacl MR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, you must consult a gynaecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Hifenac MR Tablet?
Not recommendedHifenac MR Tablet might make you feel drowsy & calm. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Hifenac MR Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Hifenac MR Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Hifenac MR Tablet provide relief from Cold?
Not really. Hifenac MR Tablet helps in conditions related to muscle pain and if you want a medicine for Cold you can consider other drugs.

9. Can I use Hifenac MR Tablet in relieving toothache?
Hifenac MR Tablet is more specifically used for muscle and joint pain, but as it contains paracetamol, using it can also help with teeth pain. But, it is suggested to use a paracetamol only tablet if your problem is limited to a toothache.

10. Can using Hifenac MR Tablet help with GERD?
No. Hifenac MR Tablet won't help in anything related to GERD. You can use an antacid upon consulting a Gastroenterologist.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Hifenac MR Tablet

Hifenac MR Tablet is a good medicine for fever and inflammation.
I would not recommend Hifenac MR Tablet because less expensive alternatives are available in the market.
I took hifenac mr for muscle cramps and it has been fine since then.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Surender Sharma. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Hifenac MR Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Hifenac MR Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Hifenac MR Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Hifenac MR Tablet

Hifenac MR Tablet is an anti-inflammatory drug that contains Paracetamol, Aceclofenac, and Chlorzoxazone. It is used to treat fever, muscle pain, joint pain, muscle relaxation, post-operative pain. The drug increases the pain threshold and reduces the substance in the body that causes inflammation and pain.

Uses Benefits and uses of Hifenac MR Tablet

Hifenac MR Tablet is generally used for muscle relaxation and fever but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Bone and Joint Pains
  2. Muscle Pain
  3. Muscle Relaxation
  4. Fever
  5. Post Surgery Pain
  6. Osteoarthritis
  7. Spondylitis
  8. Arthralgia
  9. Headache
  10. Tooth Ache
  11. Rheumatoid Arthritis

This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Hifenac MR Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Hifenac MR Tablet

Apart from the uses of Hifenac MR Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Nausea
  4. Rashes
  5. Feeling of Sickness
  6. Liver Toxicity
  7. Allergic Reactions
  8. Constipation
  9. Vomiting
  10. Dizziness
  11. Stuffy Nose
  12. Bleeding Nose
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Hifenac MR Tablet

Hifenac MR Tablet is made from Chlorzoxazone (500mg), Aceclofenac (100mg), Paracetamol (325mg) which is an NSAID to subside fever and help in muscle relaxation. Hifenac MR Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. The effect should start in 30 minutes and it may last up to 6 hours.

You can buy Hifenac MR Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
How to use Hifenac MR Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Hifenac MR Tablet

  • How does it work? Hifenac MR Tablet works by increasing the blood flow thus helping in heat release and causing the body to sweat. It also blocks the release of a certain substance that causes inflammation in the body.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Hifenac MR  Tablet.
  • Please consult your doctor regarding the dosage and frequency of Hifenac MR Tablet.
  • If pain or fever is not relieved within 30 minutes to 1 hour of use, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Hifenac MR Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Hifenac MR Tablet  is not the cure for a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynaecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Taking Hifenac MR Tablet while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux.
  • Hifenac MR Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Hifenac MR Tablet

Before using Hifenac MR Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Blood Coagulation
  • Asthma
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Bleeding Disorder
  • Children under 12 years
  • Pregnancy
  • Hepatic Impairment
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms
Hifenac MR Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Cetirizine
  • Alprazolam
  • Captopril
  • Aliskiren
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Hifenac MR Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you feel numbness or tingling sensation

FAQs Commonly asked question on Hifenac MR Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Hifenac MR Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Hifenac MR Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Hifenac MR Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Hifenac MR Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Hifenac MR Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Hifenac MR Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Hifenacl MR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, you must consult a gynaecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Hifenac MR Tablet?
Not recommendedHifenac MR Tablet might make you feel drowsy & calm. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Hifenac MR Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Hifenac MR Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Hifenac MR Tablet provide relief from Cold?
Not really. Hifenac MR Tablet helps in conditions related to muscle pain and if you want a medicine for Cold you can consider other drugs.

9. Can I use Hifenac MR Tablet in relieving toothache?
Hifenac MR Tablet is more specifically used for muscle and joint pain, but as it contains paracetamol, using it can also help with teeth pain. But, it is suggested to use a paracetamol only tablet if your problem is limited to a toothache.

10. Can using Hifenac MR Tablet help with GERD?
No. Hifenac MR Tablet won't help in anything related to GERD. You can use an antacid upon consulting a Gastroenterologist.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Hifenac MR Tablet

Hifenac MR Tablet is a good medicine for fever and inflammation.
I would not recommend Hifenac MR Tablet because less expensive alternatives are available in the market.
I took hifenac mr for muscle cramps and it has been fine since then.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Surender Sharma. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Hifenac MR Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Hifenac MR Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Hifenac MR Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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