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Drug Guide    D   diclofenac Sodium

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Diclofenac Sodium
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Diclofenac Sodium is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug which relieves pain and reduces inflammation (swelling). It is used to treat headaches, muscle aches, dental pain, and athletic injuries. It is commonly used to treat the pain, swelling and stiffness associated with arthritis.

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diclofenac Sodium
Voltaren

Uses
Diclofenac Sodium is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug which relieves pain and reduces inflammation (swelling). It is used to treat headaches, muscle aches, dental pain, and athletic injuries. It is commonly used to treat the pain, swelling and stiffness associated with arthritis.


Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


Overdose
  • If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include severe stomach pain, coffee ground-like vomit, dark stool, ringing in the ears, change in amount of urine, unusually fast or slow heartbeat, muscle weakness, slow or shallow breathing, confusion, severe headache or loss of consciousness.

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DICLOFENAC SODIUM TABLETS IP 50 MG
DICLOFENAC SODIUM TABLETS IP 50 MG


How To Use
  • Take Diclofenac Sodium with food, milk, or antacids to prevent stomach upset.
  • Take Diclofenac Sodium with 6 to 8 ounces (180-240ml) of water.
  • Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Diclofenac Sodium.
  • These tablets contain a special coating and should be swallowed whole.
  • Do not crush or chew tablets.

Side Effects
  • Stomach upset is the most common side effect.
  • Nausea, vomiting, bloating, gas, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision, loss of appetite may also occur.
  • If these effects persist or become severe, notify your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop: ringing in the ears, vision changes, loss of hearing.
  • If you notice any of the following unlikely but very serious side effects, stop taking Diclofenac Sodium and consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately: black stools, persistent stomach/ abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to Diclofenac Sodium, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: liver or kidney disease, blood disorders, ulcers, heart disease, alcohol use, high blood pressure, eye disease, asthma, nasal polyps, any allergies - especially aspirin/NSAID allergy (e.g., ibuprofen, celecoxib).
  • Use caution when performing tasks requiring alertness.
  • Limit alcohol intake as it may intensify the drowsiness effect of Diclofenac Sodium.
  • Diclofenac Sodium may cause stomach bleeding.
  • Daily use of alcohol, especially when combined with Diclofenac Sodium, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding.
  • Check with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
  • Infrequently, Diclofenac Sodium may increase the skin s sensitivity to sunlight.
  • If this happens to you, avoid prolonged sun exposure, wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen.
  • Avoid sunlamps.
  • Caution is advised when Diclofenac Sodium is used in the elderly.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using Diclofenac Sodium.
  • Use of Diclofenac Sodium in the last 6 months of pregnancy is not recommended.
  • Diclofenac Sodium is excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs you use, especially of: blood thinners such as warfarin, other arthritis medication (NSAID such as ibuprofen), water pills, lithium.
  • Do not take aspirin or other NSAID without consulting your doctor.
  • Check the ingredients of all your medications because many combination medications contain aspirin or other NSAID.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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User Medicine Opinions for diclofenac Sodium
Latest opinions Results: 1-5 of 8
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Overall:4 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 40
Location: virginia
Time Taken: week days

Reason: osteoarthritis Date: 3 August 2011
Side Effects
having trouble sleeping.

Additional Thoughts
It helps with the pain . I can't sleep. Wow . I can't believe that.

Overall:3 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 57
Location: USA
Time Taken: 1 days

Reason: swelling in both feet and rt. knee Date: 16 June 2011
Side Effects
ringing in ears

Additional Thoughts
I have only taken one 75 MG tablet

Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:4 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:4 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 37
Location: Barbados
Time Taken: 2 days

Reason: stiffness in the hip adshoulder joints Date: 28 January 2011
Side Effects
upset stomach

Additional Thoughts
isn,t there a more mild diclofenac? i ave been taking this drug only from the 27th January and I,m already feeling the side effects...and the doctor has prescribe this for three months.

Overall:2 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions4 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:5 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 41
Time Taken: 12 months

Reason: arthritis fibromyalgia Date: 25 July 2010
Side Effects
nausea, stomach & abdominal pain, bloating

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Overall:1 out of 5
Low adverse Reactions3 out of 5
Healing Power:5 out of 5
No dependency problems:4 out of 5
Cost-Benefit:5 out of 5
Sex: F
Age: 57
Location: florida
Time Taken: 7 days

Reason: intercostal muscel sprain Date: 3 July 2010
Side Effects
up set stomach and nose bleeds

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