Flextra DS is an analgesic and antipyretic used to treat pain, headache, and fever. Flextra DS may also be used to relieve pain in certain kinds of arthritic conditions. Flextra DS is also used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Take this medicine by mouth usually every 4 hours as needed or as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and response to therapy. Do not exceed the recommended dosage or take this medicine for longer than recommended (e.g., 10 days for adults, 5 days for children, or 3 days if used for fever); persistent symptoms of pain or fever may be the sign of a more serious medical condition. Consult your doctor for additional information.
Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: lung problems (e.g., bronchitis, emphysema), glaucoma, enlarged prostate or any allergies. This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery. Limit alcoholic beverages. Flextra DS may cause liver damage. Daily use of alcohol and Flextra DS may increase your risk for liver damage (symptoms include nausea, stomach pain, dark urine). Check with your doctor or pharmacist for more information. Caution is advised when using this product in children because they may be more sensitive to the effects of the drug (e.g., increased excitability). Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medicine. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Take the missed dose of Flextra DS prescription muscle relaxer as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose of Flextra DS prescription muscle relaxer, skip the missed dose and take only your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of Flextra DS prescription muscle relaxer.
Possible Side Effects
Drowsiness or nausea may occur. If either of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor promptly. Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: skin redness, swelling, persistent fever, stomach pain, yellowing eyes and skin, dark urine, unusual weakness. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture.
The following symptoms indicate an overdose, get medical help immediately: difficulty breathing, extreme nervousness or restlessness, flushed skin, hallucination, racing or irregular heartbeat, seizure, shortness of breath, tiredness (extreme), unstable temperature, unusual muscle stiffness, vomiting (in combination with these other symptoms).
DO NOT DRIVE, OPERATE MACHINERY OR DO ANYTHING ELSE THAT COULD BE DANGEROUS until you know how you react to this medicine. Using this medicine alone, with other medicines, or with alcohol may lessen your ability to drive or to perform other potentially dangerous tasks. Do not take additional acetaminophen for pain or fever without checking with your doctor or pharmacist. Ask your pharmacist if you have questions about which medicines contain acetaminophen. ALCOHOL WARNING: If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take Flextra DS or other pain relievers/fever reducers. Flextra DS may cause liver damage. Alcohol use combined with this medicine may increase your risk for liver damage.
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