DEXOFEN 25mg. 20 sachets, DEXOFEN

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Dexofen sachet is an analgesic from the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
Dexofen sachet is used for the short-term symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate acute pain such as acute muscle or joint pain, painful menstruation (dysmenorrhea) and toothache.

If you have any further questions on the use of Dexofen Sachet, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Dexofen sachet with food and drink
If the pain is acute, take the sachet on an empty stomach, ie. at least 15 minutes before meals, as this will slightly accelerate the effect of the drug.

DEXOFEN Children and adolescents:
Do not take Dexofen Sachet if you are under 18 years of age.

DEXOFEN Pregnancy and lactation:
Do not take Dexofen Sachet during the third trimester of pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine: tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, as Dexofen sachet may not be suitable for you; you should not take Dexofen Sachet if you are breast-feeding. Talk to your doctor.

DEXOFEN Driving and using machines:
Dexofen sachet may slightly affect your ability to drive and use machines due to possible dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances such as side effects. If you notice the appearance of such effects, do not drive or use machines until symptoms subside. Talk to your doctor.

Dexofen sachet contains sucrose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.

How to take Dexofen sachet
Always take Dexofen sachet exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist have told you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
The dose of Dexofen sachet depends on the type, severity and duration of the pain. Your doctor will determine how many tablets you should take per day and the duration of therapy.
The recommended dose is usually 1 sachet (25 mg dexketoprofen) every 8 hours, but no more than 3 sachets daily (75 mg).
If you are elderly or have kidney or liver problems, you should start treatment with a total daily dose of no more than 2 sachets (50 mg).
In elderly patients, the starting dose may be increased to the total recommended daily dose (75 mg dexketoprofen) if Dexofen sachet is well tolerated.
If the pain is intense and you need quick relief, take the sachet on an empty stomach (at least 15 minutes before eating), as this will facilitate their resorption (see section 2 Dexofen sachet with food and drink).

Instructions for proper use
Dissolve the entire contents of the sachet in a glass of water; stir well to facilitate dissolution. The resulting solution should be taken immediately after preparation.

If you take more Dexofen sachet than
you should If you have taken too much medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist immediately or go to the nearest hospital emergency department. Please do not forget to take the medicine pack or this leaflet with you.

If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Dexofen sachet can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Possible side effects are described below according to the frequency of their occurrence. The description is based in part on the side effects of the tablet form of Dexofen. Because Dexofen sachet is absorbed more rapidly than tablets, the current incidence of gastrointestinal side effects may be higher with Dexofen sachet.

The table shows how many patients can get these side effects.
Common side effects Affect 1 to 10 in 100 users
Uncommon side effects Affect 1 to 10 in 1,000 users
Rare side effects Affect 1 to 10 in 10,000 users
Very rare side effects Affect less than 1 in 10,000 users

Common side effects: Nausea and / or vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea, digestive problems (dyspepsia).

Uncommon side effects: dizziness (vertigo), dizziness, drowsiness, sleep disturbances, nervousness, headache, palpitations, flushing, stomach problems, constipation, dry mouth, gas in the abdomen, skin rash, fatigue, pain, chills and chills, general weakness (fatigue).

Rare side effects: Peptic ulcer, perforation or bleeding of a peptic ulcer (which may manifest as vomiting of blood and black stools), nausea, high blood pressure, slow breathing, fluid retention and peripheral edema (eg swollen ankles), swelling of the larynx, loss of appetite (anorexia), uncharacteristic sensation, rash with itching, acne, increased sweating, back pain, frequent urination, menstrual disorders, prostate problems, abnormal liver function tests (blood tests), cell damage of the liver, acute renal failure.

Very rare side effects: Anaphylactic reaction (hypersensitivity reaction, which may lead to loss of consciousness), open wounds on the skin, mouth, eyes and genital area (Stevens-Johnson syndrome and Lyle's syndrome), swelling of the face or swelling of the lips and throat (angioedema), difficulty breathing due to narrowing of the airways (bronchospasm), shallow breathing, rapid heartbeat, low blood pressure, inflammation of the pancreas, blurred vision, tinnitus, sensitive skin, sensitivity to light, itching, kidney problems. Decreased number of white blood cells (neutropenia), decreased number of platelets in the blood (thrombocytopenia).

Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any stomach / intestinal side effects at the beginning of treatment (eg stomach pain, heartburn or bleeding), if you have previously had any of the side effects due to long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs and especially if you are elderly. age.
Stop using Dexofen Sachet as soon as possible after you notice a skin rash, lesions on the lining of the mouth or genitals, or any sign of an allergy.
Fluid retention and edema (especially of the ankles and legs), high blood pressure and heart failure have been reported during treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
Medicines such as Dexofen sachet are associated with a slightly increased risk of heart attack ("myocardial infarction") or cerebrovascular accident (stroke).
In patients with immune system disorders that affect the connective tissue (systemic lupus erythematosus or mixed connective tissue disease), anti-inflammatory drugs can rarely raise the temperature, cause headaches and stiff neck.

If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.


Ingredients:

The active substance is: each sachet contains 25 mg of dexketoprofen (as dexketoprofen trometamol).
The other ingredients are: ammonium glycyrrhizinate, neohesperidin-dihydrochalcone, quinoline yellow (E104), lemon flavor, sucrose and silica, colloidal hydrated.
Each sachet contains 2.40-2.44 g of sucrose with colloidal silicon dioxide.