Indications : A-Fenac® is indicated in the following cases : Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, injuries and manifestations of soft tissue rheumatism, ankylosing spondylitis, acute gout, control of pain & inflammation in orthopaedic, dental & other minor surgery, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, post-operative pain, renal colic & other musculoskeletal disorders.
Dosage & Administration : Usual dosing information : Tablet A-Fenac® should be taken with water during or immediately after meals. Antacid should not be taken within 1 - 2 hours after taking A-Fenac® tablet.
Usual adult dose : Tablet : In adults, the initial dose is 25 - 50 mg three times a day, depending on the severity of the condition.
A-Fenac® SR Tablet : 75 - 150 mg once daily.
Injection : For adults the usual dose is 1 ampoule daily. In serious cases this dose may be increased up to 2 ampoules daily.
Gel : Adult (>12 years) : A small amount (2 - 4 g) of A-Fenac® Gel should be applied 3 - 4 times daily to the affected area and rubbed lightly.
Suppository : Adult : 75 - 150 mg daily in divided doses.
Children (1 - 12 years) : 1 - 3 mg / kg daily in divided doses