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What are the side effects of long term Acelofenac intake?

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What are the side effects of long term use of Acelofenac
Posted Wed, 19 Mar 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Prasad 6 minutes later
Brief Answer: Renal disease and gastritis... Detailed Answer: Hi, Acelofenac is a commonly used NSAID pain killer. However long term use is associated with gastritis / ulcer / GERD and renal disease in some people (not every one). You need to watch out for abdominal pain, vomiting, swollen limbs and reduced urine out while on this medicine. I urge my patients to consider other pain reducing measures rather than being on long term pain killers. Hope this answers your question. Let me know if you need clarifications. Regards
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Follow-up: What are the side effects of long term Acelofenac intake? 19 minutes later
What other pain reducing measures can be taken,please
Answered by Dr. Prasad 29 minutes later
Brief Answer: Could you list the current treatment? Detailed Answer: Hi, I assume you have knee pain following osteoarthritis. If not which part are you affected with? I would be able to update pain reducing measures if you can list current treatment / previous treatment that you are on. Awaiting your reply... Regards
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