Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors effectively relieve osteoarthritis symptoms when taken in the morning and better results are obtained in rheumatoid arthritis when it is taken in the evening. For achieving longer duration of action and better compliance, drug levels are required to be maintained above effective therapeutic concentration for 24 hours in a day. Sustained release system achieves slow release of drug, which maintains the drug levels in blood or target tissue over an extended period of time. So it provides better efficacy in once daily dose for providing symptomatic relief in Chronic painful conditions like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis & Spondylitis.
• Rheumatoid Arthritis
• Low back pain
• Dental pain
• Gynecological pain
Each film coated sustained release tablet contains
In Osteoarthritis: 1 tablet of Acenac SR in the morning.
In Rheumatoid Arthritis: 1 tablet of Acenac SR at the night.
Minor side effects like dyspepsia, nausea, heartburn
As for NSAIDs in general.
Aceclofenac should be avoided in patients with moderate to severe renal impairment.
TIMENAC SR TAB are available in the strip of 10 tablets.