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Clanza CR

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/11/2020
Drug Description

What is Clanza CR and how is it used?

Clanza CR (aceclofenac) is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis and periarthritis of scapulohumerous, lumbago, ischiadynia, pain caused by nonaticular rheutism.

What are side effects of Clanza CR?

Side effects of Clanza CR include:

DESCRIPTION

White, oblong, film-coated tablet, engraved with "UT" on one side and "CL CR" on the other side.

Side Effects & Drug Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

The majority of side effects observed have been reversible and of a minor nature and include gastrointestinal disorders (dyspepsia, abdominal pain, nausea), rash, ruber, urticaria, symptoms of enuresis, headache, dizziness, and drowsiness. To report suspected adverse reactions, call 1-800-FDA-1088.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

There has been no drug interactions reported, but close monitoring of patients on combination with lithium and digoxin, oral antidiabetic agents, anticoagulants, diuretics, and other analgesics.

Warnings & Precautions

WARNINGS

Included as part of the "PRECAUTIONS" Section

PRECAUTIONS

Patients suffering from dizziness, vertigo, or other central nervous system disorders while taking NSAIDS should refrain from driving or handling dangerous machinery.

Use in Pregnancy and Nursing Mothers

Since there is no information on the safe use of CLANZA CR during pregnancy and lactation, the use of CLANZA CR should therefore be avoided in pregnancy and lactation.

Use in Children

The dosage and indication is not established yet for children with less than 6 years old.

Overdosage & Contraindications

OVERDOSE

There are no human data available on the consequences of CLANZA CR overdosage. If overdosage is observed, therapeutic measures should be taken according to symptoms; supportive and symptomatic
treatment should be given for complications such as hypotension, gastro-intestinal irritation, respiratory depression, and convulsions.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Patients with allergy to these drugs or other analogues (diclofenac). Patients with asthma. Like NSAIDS, acetylsalicylic acid and other drugs which inhibit prostagladin-synthesis may precipitate attacks of asthma, acute rhinitis or urticaria. Patients with active peptic ulcer..

Clinical Pharmacology

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

No information provided.

Medication Guide

PATIENT INFORMATION

No information provided. Please refer to the WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIOClanza NS section.

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