Clotan Capsule 10'S

Pain relief Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

CLOTAN CAPSULE contains Tolfenamic Acid which belongs to the group of medicines called Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used in adults to treat pain associated with an acute attack of migraine. Migraine is a severe headache which presents as throbbing or pulsating headache usually involving one side of the head. Its most common symptoms are nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients having severe liver, kidney or heart disease, history of recurrent bleeding or ulcer in the stomach or intestine, bleeding or perforation in the digestive tract due to treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (type of painkillers).    

CLOTAN CAPSULE should be taken with caution in patients who have lung disease (asthma), decreased heart, liver or kidney function, peripheral arterial disease, cerebrovascular disease, peptic ulcer, intestinal bleeding or perforation, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal disease (such as crohn’s disease or inflammation of the colon and rectum) systemic lupus erythematosus, diabetes, raised cholesterol or triglyceride levels, or if you have habit of smoking.  

CLOTAN CAPSULE should not be given in the first two trimesters of pregnancy unless recommended by the doctor and it is not recommended for use in the third trimester of pregnancy and in breast-feeding women.

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age) and should be used with caution in elderly patients due to increased risk of serious adverse reactions.

The most common side effects of taking CLOTAN CAPSULE are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatulence, constipation and abdominal pain. Consult your doctor if any of the side effects worsens.

USES OF CLOTAN CAPSULE

  • Treats pain associated with an attack of migraine in adults  

HOW CLOTAN CAPSULE WORKS

CLOTAN CAPSULE helps in relieving the pain by acting on the pain pathway (COX-1 and COX-2) and inhibiting it. This inhibition stops the release and action of prostaglandins that cause pain and inflammation thus, exerting its anti-inflammatory and pain blocking actions.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take CLOTAN CAPSULE as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and general health condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CLOTAN CAPSULE

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting
  • diarrhoea, flatulence, constipation
  • abdominal pain
  • ulcerative stomatitis
  • exacerbation of colitis and crohn's disease

UNCOMMON

  • gastritis
  • painful or difficult urination
  • jaundice
  • visual disturbances, optic neuritis
  • headache
  • tingling or pricking sensation in arms, hands, legs or feet

RARE

Stop taking CLOTAN CAPSULE and inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • blood in stools or passing black tarry stools
  • blood in vomiting or dark particles that look like coffee grounds
  • indigestion or heartburn
  • abnormal stomach symptoms or stomach pain
  • signs of peptic ulcer (belching, discomfort in the stomach and vomiting)
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • signs of allergic shock reaction (shortness of breath, rash or wheezing, asthma)
  • swelling of the face, tongue, lips, or throat
  • serious skin reactions with blister rash, inflammation of the skin or peeling of the top layer of skin (Ex. stevens johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis)
  • flu-like symptoms, cold, high fever, sore throat, fatigue, dizziness, spontaneous bleedings (due to low blood cells)
  • signs of meningitis (stiff neck, headache, fever, nausea, vomiting or disorientation)
  • reddish or purplish spots on the skin
  • hallucinations  
  • signs of jaundice or inflammation of the liver (yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes)
  • signs of inflammation of the kidney and kidney failure (urination disturbances)
  • inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)
  • signs of cardiac failure (shortness of breath while doing any activity or lying down, fatigue, weakness, swelling in the legs, ankles and feet, rapid or irregular heartbeat)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or vomiting:

Stick to simple meals while taking this medicine. Avoid eating oily rich, fried or spicy foods. Do not lie down or sleep immediately after eating. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.  

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluids, such as water to keep yourself hydrated. Avoid eating high-fat or spicy foods. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhea and consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.    

Stomach pain:

Try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly or try to have smaller meals more frequently. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. If the symptom does not improve, consult your doctor.  

Constipation:

Take fiber rich foods in your diet such as fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grain cereals, and drink plenty of fluids. Exercise more regularly (such as daily walk) and stay active. If the symptom does not improve, consult your doctor.   

Headache:  

Drink ample amount of water and avoid skipping meals. Get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress free. Apply pain relieving balm on your forehead if necessary. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CLOTAN CAPSULE should not be given in the first two trimesters of pregnancy unless recommended by the doctor. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women in the third trimester (last 3 months) as it may affect the baby’s kidney function and circulation, clotting of the blood in both the mother and baby, and labour. CLOTAN CAPSULE can make it more difficult to become pregnant, so consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE if you are planning to become pregnant.   

BREASTFEEDING

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass in breast milk in small amounts. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or use machines if you experience dizziness, drowsiness, exhaustion and visual disturbances after taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

KIDNEY

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney failure. It should be used with caution in patients having decreased kidney function. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

LIVER

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver failure. It should be used with caution in patients having decreased liver function. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

ALLERGY

Do not take CLOTAN CAPSULE if you are allergic to Tolfenamic Acid or any other ingredients of this medicine.  

LUNGS

CLOTAN CAPSULE should be taken with caution in patients with lung diseases such as asthma. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

HEART DISEASE

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with severe heart failure. It should be used with caution in patients having decreased heart function and other cardiovascular diseases. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

OTHERS

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use if you have:

  • history of recurrent bleeding or ulcer in the stomach or intestine
  • bleeding or perforation in digestive tract due to NSAIDs (type of painkillers)

Before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE inform your doctor if you have:

  • high blood pressure
  • gastrointestinal disease (such as crohn’s disease or inflammation of the colon and rectum)
  • systemic lupus erythematosus
  • peripheral arterial disease or cerebrovascular disease
  • diabetes, raised cholesterol or triglycerides
  • habit of smoking
  • peptic ulcer, intestinal bleeding or perforation

Use in paediatrics:

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age). Consult your child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

CLOTAN CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly patients due to increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation. Your doctor may initiate the treatment with the lowest effective dose. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug–Drug Interactions:

Before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:   

  • other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as aspirin (used to treat pain, inflammation and fever)  
  • cardiac glycosides such as digoxin, digitoxin (used to treat heart diseases), ramipril, azilsartan (used to treat high blood pressure)
  • corticosteroids such as prednisolone, dexamethasone (used to treat various inflammatory conditions)
  • quinolones such as moxifloxacin, ciprofloxacin (used to treat certain bacterial infection)
  • tacrolimus, ciclosporin (used to suppress the immune system)
  • diuretic medicines such as spironolactone, furosemide (used to remove excess fluid from the body)
  • selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as citalopram, sertraline (used to treat anxiety and depression), lithium (used to treat certain mental conditions)
  • mifepristone (used to terminate pregnancy)
  • methotrexate (used to treat diseases such as cancer, psoriasis, rheumatism)
  • warfarin (used as blood thinners)
  • zidovudine (used in treating HIV infection)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of CLOTAN CAPSULE, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. The symptoms of overdosage of CLOTAN CAPSULE are headache, nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal bleeding, disorientation, excitation, drowsiness, dizziness, coma, tinnitus, fainting, occasionally convulsions. If there is a case of significant overdose, acute renal failure and liver damage are possible.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Tolfenamic Acid

Pharmacological Category :  

Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

Therapeutic Indication :  

Migraine

Dosage Forms :  

Capsule

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep CLOTAN CAPSULE out of reach of children
  • Store CLOTAN CAPSULE below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT CLOTAN CAPSULE

What is CLOTAN CAPSULE and why is it prescribed?

CLOTAN CAPSULE contains tolfenamic acid which belongs to the group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to treat pain associated with an acute attack of migraine in adults.

Is CLOTAN CAPSULE safe to use during pregnancy?

CLOTAN CAPSULE should not be given in the first two trimesters of pregnancy unless recommended by the doctor. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women in the third trimester (last 3 months) as it may affect the baby’s kidney function and circulation, clotting of the blood in both the mother and baby, and labour. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

Does CLOTAN CAPSULE affect my ability to drive?

Do not drive or use machines if you experience dizziness, drowsiness, exhaustion and visual disturbances after taking CLOTAN CAPSULE. You can get back to your routine work after you feel normal again.

Is CLOTAN CAPSULE suitable for use in elderly patients?

CLOTAN CAPSULE should be used with caution in elderly patients due to increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation. Your doctor may initiate the treatment with the lowest effective dose. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

Can CLOTAN CAPSULE be used in patients with kidney problems?

CLOTAN CAPSULE is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney failure. It should be used with caution in patients having decreased kidney function. Your doctor may monitor your kidney function test before and during treatment with CLOTAN CAPSULE to prevent the risk of any unusual effects. Consult your doctor before taking CLOTAN CAPSULE.

REFERENCES

1. Sean C Sweetman. Analgesics Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Antipyretics. Martindale-The Complete Drug Reference. Thirty Sixth Edition. 2009. Page - 130.

2. H. Hakkarainen, H. Vapaatalo, G. Gothoni, J. Parantainen. Tolfenamic Acid is as Effective as Ergotamine During Migraine Attacks. Science Direct. The lancet. August 1979. [Accessed on 2nd July 2022] https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S014067367990343X

3. Tolfenamic Acid. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubchem. [Revised in September 2022] [Accessed on 2nd July 2022] https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Tolfenamic-acid

4. Sandoz A/S. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in June 2020]. [Accessed on 2nd July 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.12616.pdf

5. Pure and Cure Healthcare Pvt Ltd. Clotan. (Tolfenamic Acid Capsules 200 mg) [Revised in May 2019] [Accessed on 2nd July 2022] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/2639.pdf

6. Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Tolfem. (Tolfenamic Acid Capsules 200 mg) [Accessed on 2nd July 2022] https://www.squarepharma.com.bd/downloads/1584350945_pdoc_Tolfem%20DS.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Kidney function tests
  • Liver function tests

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    TOLFENAMIC ACID 200MG
    Hsn Code
    30049069
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Clotan Capsule 10'S

Clotan Capsule 10'S Mkt: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.168.05
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