Reucortil

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Reucortil uses

Reucortil consists of Acetaminophen, Naproxen.

Acetaminophen:


Pharmacological action

Reucortil is an analgesic-antipyretic. It has analgesic, antipyretic and weak anti-inflammatory action. The mechanism of action is associated with inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis, the predominant influence on the thermoregulation center in the hypothalamus, enhances heat transfer.

Why is Reucortil (Acetaminophen) prescribed?

Pain weak and moderate intensity of different genesis (including headache, migraine, toothache, neuralgia, myalgia, algomenorrhea; pain in trauma, burns). Fever in infectious and inflammatory diseases.

Reucortil dosage and administration

Oral or rectally adults and adolescents with a body weight over 60 kg is used in a single dose of 500 mg, the multiplicity of admission - up to 4 times / Maximum duration of treatment - 5-7 days.

Maximum dose: single - 1 g, daily - 4 g.

Single dose for oral administration for children aged 6-12 years - 250-500 mg, 1-5 years - 120-250 mg, from 3 months to 1 year - 60-120 mg, up to 3 months - 10 mg / kg. Single dose rectal in children aged 6-12 years - 250-500 mg, 1-5 years - 125-250 mg.

Multiplicity - 4 at intervals of not less than 4 h. The maximum duration of treatment - 3 days.

Maximum dose: 4 single dose per day.

Reucortil side effects, adverse reactions

Digestive system: rarely - dyspepsia; long-term use at high doses - hepatotoxic effects, methemoglobinemia, renal dysfunction and liver, hypochromic anemia. Hemopoietic system: rarely - thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, neutropenia, agranulocytosis. Allergic reactions: rarely - skin rash, itching, hives.

Contraindications

Chronic active alcoholism, increased sensitivity to Reucortil, marked disturbances of liver function and / or kidney disease, anemia, pregnancy (I term).

Using during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Reucortil (Acetaminophen) crosses the placental barrier. So far, no observed adverse effects of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) on the fetus in humans.

Reucortil (Acetaminophen) is excreted in breast milk: the content in milk was 0.04-0.23% of the dose adopted mother.

If necessary, use of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) during pregnancy and lactation (breastfeeding) should carefully weigh the potential benefits of therapy for the mother and the potential risk to the fetus or child.

In experimental studies found no embryotoxic, teratogenic and mutagenic action of Reucortil (Acetaminophen).

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Special Instructions

Reucortil is used with caution in patients with disorders of the liver and kidneys, with benign hyperbilirubinemia, as well as in elderly patients.

With prolonged use of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) is necessary to monitor patterns of peripheral blood and functional state of the liver.

Used for treatment of premenstrual tension syndrome in combination with pamabrom (diuretic, a derivative of xanthine) and mepyramine (Histamine H1-receptors blocker).

Reucortil (Acetaminophen) Drug Interactions

With the simultaneous use with inducers of microsomal liver enzymes, means having hepatotoxic effect, increasing the risk of hepatotoxic action of Reucortil (Acetaminophen).

With the simultaneous use of anticoagulants may be slight to moderate increase in prothrombin time.

With the simultaneous use of anticholinergics may decrease absorption of Reucortil (Acetaminophen).

With the simultaneous use of oral contraceptives accelerated excretion of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) from the body and may reduce its analgesic action.

With the simultaneous use with urological means reduced their effectiveness.

With the simultaneous use of activated charcoal reduced bioavailability of Reucortil (Acetaminophen).

When Reucortil (Acetaminophen) applied simultaneously with diazepam may decrease excretion of diazepam.

There have been reports about the possibility of enhancing mielodepression effect of zidovudine while applying with Reucortil (Acetaminophen). A case of severe toxic liver injury.

Described cases of toxic effects of Reucortil (Acetaminophen), while the use of isoniazid.

When applied simultaneously with carbamazepine, phenytoin, phenobarbital, primidonom decreases the effectiveness of Reucortil (Acetaminophen), which is caused by an increase in its metabolism and excretion from the body. Cases of hepatotoxicity, while the use of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) and phenobarbital.

In applying cholestyramine a period of less than 1 h after administration of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) may decrease of its absorption.

At simultaneous application with lamotrigine moderately increased excretion of lamotrigine from the body.

With the simultaneous use of metoclopramide may increase absorption of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) and its increased concentration in blood plasma.

When applied simultaneously with probenecid may decrease clearance of Reucortil (Acetaminophen), with rifampicin, sulfinpyrazone - may increase clearance of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) due to increasing its metabolism in the liver.

At simultaneous application of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) with ethinylestradiol increases absorption of Reucortil (Acetaminophen) from the gut.

Enhances the effect of indirect anticoagulants (coumarin derivatives and indandione). Antipyretic and analgesic activity of caffeine increases, reduce - rifampicin, phenobarbital and alcohol (accelerated biotransformation, inducing microsomal liver enzymes).

Reucortil in case of emergency / overdose

At a reception in toxic doses (10-15 g in adults) may develop liver necrosis.

Symptoms of overdose may include: nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, sweating, extreme tiredness, unusual bleeding or bruising, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, yellowing of the skin or eyes, flu-like symptoms

Naproxen:


Reucortil information

Reucortil (Naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medicine. Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis's actions help reduce the chemicals found in the patient's organism that are usually responsible for the triggering of inflammation and pain.

Reucortil indications

Reucortil (Naproxen) is a drug normally prescribed in the treatment of pain, stiffness or inflammation that are usually triggered by medical disorders such as Gout, Osteoarthritis, menstruation abdominal cramps, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, injury, buritis and tendonitis.

Reucortil (Naproxen) could also be prescribed in the treatment of other medical conditions that have not been mentioned here.

Reucortil warnings

While the patient is following a treatment with Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis, he or she should avoid consuming big amounts of alcohol. It is recommended that alcohol drinks should be entirely avoided as they increase the danger of stomach bleeding. Therefore, if the patient is consuming more than 3 bottles of different alcoholic beverages he or she might not be allowed to start a treatment with Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis.

Reucortil (Naproxen) can lead to drowsiness and dizziness. If you are following a treatment with this drug you should be careful while performing actions that require mental and physical alertness. The treatment with Reucortil (Naproxen) should be carefully monitored in the case of patients suffering from any of the next medical disorders:

Allergic reactions to Aspirin (or any other NSAIDs)

Bleeding disorder

Liver problems

High blood pressure

Heart failure

Congestive heart disease

Fluid retention

Ulcer

Kidney disease

Stomach bleeding

If you are suffering from any of these medical disorders you might not be allowed to start a treatment with Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis.

Reucortil (Naproxen) is a Category B FDA pregnancy drug. Therefore it is not considered to be harmful to an unborn child. However, if you are pregnant, consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis. Reucortil (Naproxen) (one of Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis's main ingredients) can pass into breast milk. If you are nursing an infant you should consult with your doctor before starting a treatment with Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis.

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Reucortil intake guidelines

Reucortil (Naproxen) ought to be taken in just like your doctor told you to. Do not disobey the physician's instructions.

You should accompany each dose of the drug with a glass of water (from 6 to 8 ounces of liquid). Do not take Reucortil (Naproxen) on an empty stomach as it can cause stomach upset. Do not stop your treatment with this drug without your doctor's consent even if you do not feel better after a few days of treatment.

Reucortil dosage

Ask your doctor to calculate the dose of Reucortil (Naproxen) that suits you best. The correct dosage varies from one person to another, as it depends on a couple of factors.

Reucortil overdose

Reported Reucortil (Naproxen) overdose symptoms are:

Nausea

Excessive sweating

Vomiting

Tingling sensation in legs and arms

Blurred vision

No or little urine production

Shallow and slow breathing

Stomach pains

Numbness

Ringing in the ears

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed here, you are in need of medical attention (inform your doctor immediately).

Reucortil missed dose

Reucortil (Naproxen) can be taken in when you need it or on a regular basis. If you are following a treatment with Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis, try not to miss any of your doses. If you happen to miss one take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for another dose, skip the one that you have missed and continue with your regular schedule. You should not take in a double dose of this drug.

Reucortil side effects

Very serious side effects of Reucortil (Naproxen) are bloody vomit or bloody stools.

Other dangerous side effects of Reucortil (Naproxen) are:

Allergic reactions (difficulty while breathing, throat closing, hives, swelling of mouth, lips and tongue).

Tingling

Muscle cramps

Mouth ulcers

Numbness

Fluid retention

Jaundice

Ringing in the ears

Stomach cramps or stomach upsets, indigestion or heartburn

Other side effects of the drug are:

Dizziness

Nausea

Headache

Fatigue

Depression

Dry mouth

Weakness

Irregular menstruation

There are other mild side effects that can also occur if you are taking Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis. Inform your physician if you feel anything disturbing or unusual.

Reucortil drug reactions

You should inform your doctor if you are following a treatment with any of the drugs listed here:

Aspirin

NSAIDs

Cold and cough medicines

Steroids (like prednisone)

Anti coagulants

Insulin

Lithium

Probenecid

Pepto-Bismol

If you are taking any of these drugs you may not be allowed to start taking Reucortil (Naproxen) Actavis. Ask for your doctor's advice before you start a treatment with this drug.

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Reucortil pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Reucortil available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Reucortil destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Reucortil Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Reucortil pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

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  2. Dailymed."FEVERALL INFANTS (ACETAMINOPHEN) SUPPOSITORY [ACTAVIS MID ATLANTIC LLC]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. Dailymed."NAPROXEN: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Reucortil?

Depending on the reaction of the Reucortil after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Reucortil not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Reucortil addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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