Acemetacin

Breastfeeding
  • TRADE NAME: Emflex (Merck)
  • INDICATIONS: Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, lower back pain, post-operative pain, inflammation, musculoskeletal disorders, psychoses
  • SYNONYM: acemetacine; acemetacinum
  • CLASS: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID)
  • HALF-LIFE: <1.1 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

ACE inhibitors, Anti-coagulants, Aspirin, Beta blockers, Beta-Carotene, Diflunisal, Furosemide, Haloperidol, Lithium, Methotrexate, Potassium sparing diuretics, Probenecid, Salicylates, Thiazide diuretics, Triamterene, Warfarin

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: N/A
Contra-indicated in the third trimester of pregnancy

Inhibition of platelet aggregation may occur. Aggravation of psychiatric disorders, epilepsy or Parkinsonism may occur. Patients receiving long-term treatment should be periodically screened for renal and hepatic function and blood counts.

Our database has 3 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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Page last updated 09/03/2019

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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