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On medicine course for TB, diagnosed with TMJ, advised muscle relaxants. Can I take both medicines together?

Hello.I am a 21 yr old female. I suffered from TB and the doctor prescribed me AKT4 for 2 months and R-Cinex for another 4 months. Now, I m in the 5th month of my course. A few days before there was some discomfort when I eat food and when I open my mouth wider. I consulted a dentist and he said that it is TMJ and said nothing to worry, as pain is not there. He prescribed me muscle relaxtants (Hifenac-MR) for 5 days and daily twice. Can I use both the medications on the same day?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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Hello and welcome,

The discomfort while opening mouth too widely may be due to-
Please take the Hifenac-MR prescribed by your dentist.
This is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is a musle relaxant derivative of diclofenac sodium.
So there is no side effect of this drug when taken along with anti-tubercular drug.
I would suggest you to avoid mouth opening too widely.
Mild physiotherapic exercises can be practiced.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Sun, 12 May 2013
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