Manufacturer: Megacare (Alembic Chemical Works Co Ltd)
Trade name: Fortafen
Strength: 200 mg
Active ingredient: Aceclofenac
Category: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is also known as NSAID.
Pregnancy category: Not classified
Uses: Fortafen 200 mg tablet is prescribed for fever, pain, ankylosing spondylitis, autoimmune disease (rheumatoid arthritis), and arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis). It acts by blocking the enzyme cyclo-oxygenase that is responsible for pain and inflammation.
How to use: Fortafen 200 mg tablet should be taken with food or immediately after food. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take with plenty of water.
Side Effects: Dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, blurred vision, skin reaction to sun light. Inflammation of the kidneys.
Dosage: Aceclofenac dose: 100 mg twice a day.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: July 5th, 2015
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