Simgesic-MRX Tablets

Simgesic MRX Tablets

Composition:

Each SIMGESIC-MRX tablet contains diclofenac potassium 50mg and metaxalone 400mg.

Description:

SIMGESIC-MRX is an anti-inflammatory combination of diclofenac potassium and metaxalone. Diclofenac potassium belongs to the class of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) which is largely used to treat pain and inflammation. Metaxalone is a muscle relaxant which is used to address muscular spasms and strains.

Diclofenac potassium:

Diclofenac potassium is a potassium derivative of diclofenac, which in turn, is derived from phenylacetic acid. Diclofenac potassium works by inhibiting the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX) or prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase-2(PGES-2), the enzyme that is involved in prostaglandin synthesis. Prostaglandins are one of the key inflammation mediators. Diclofenac brings down inflammation by reducing the prostaglandin levels in the tissues. Diclofenac is exclusively metabolized in the liver.

Metaxalone:

Metaxalone is generally used a muscle relaxant. The mode of action is not completely studied. However, it is understood that it works through central nervous system depression. Metaxalone is largely metabolized in the liver.

Indications:

  • Muscular pain
  • Dental pain
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Gout attacks
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Back pain
  • Pain associated with swelling
  • Muscular spasms
  • Sports injuries
  • Muscle aches

Dosage and Administration:

As directed by the physician

Contraindications:

SIMGESIC-MRX tablets are contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity towards the ingredients of this medication. It is also contraindicated in patients with active peptic ulcers, asthma, cardiac disorders, disorders associated with blood clotting, hepatic impairment and renal impairment.

Adverse effects:

Adverse effects of this medication are GI disturbances, headache, dizziness, rashes, peptic ulceration, pain and tissue damage, Stevens - Johnson syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis and abnormal kidney functions.

Precaution:

There are no sufficient and well-controlled studies when it comes to combinational administration of metaxalone and diclofenac potassium in pregnant women and nursing mothers. Therefore, if you are pregnant or nursing, discuss with your doctor about your condition before taking this medicine. Presentation:

SIMGESIC-MRX tablets are available in 10X10’s Alu Alu packing.

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Keep the medicines out of the children’s reach. This product is to be stored as recommended. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Do not use this information in place of a visit, consultation or advice of your healthcare providers.

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