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Diclofenac Overview

Diclofenac (INN; see trade names below) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken or applied to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain in certain conditions. It is supplied as or contained in medications under a variety of trade names. The name "diclofenac" derives from its chemical name: 2-(2,6-dichloranilino) phenylacetic acid. Diclofenac was originally developed by Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis) in 1973.[1] It was first introduced in the UK in 1979.[2][3] In the Unit...

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Rumoquin NF Mexican
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Rumoquin N F Diclofenaco sódico 75mg Metocarbanol 200mg Dexametasona .75mg Excipiente cbp 1 tablet By Marcel Laboratories I suffer from gout so when I get an attack I take one, also heard is good for arthritis, and and of course Rheumatic diseases. My doctor said that is a drug cocktail and there is nothing like that in one pill. Take it if necessary, it won't cure any disease, it only kills and relaxes the pain/area affected. It really works ! ## The ingredients are… Diclofenac, which is classified by the FDA as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. Methocarbamol, which is a muscle relaxant and Dexamethasone, which is a steroid class medication. Thus, one shouldn't take it without their doctor's approval, because there are some risks associated with it and it may be...
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Deplatt Cv 20
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My wife is taking Deplatt Cv 20 after Angioplasty. Now she is also having backache. Can she take Diclofenac along with this. ## Hi, Aloke! How is she feeling? And no, as a heart patient, she shouldn't take Diclofenac, nor any other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. They can cause elevated blood pressure and fluid retention, which could further complicate her condition. She should consult her doctor to find out what medication she can safely take. ## I had two times angioplasty within three years and take medicine deplett cv20 for last three year how many times i should take it. I have stomach irritation and highly gaustric problem by this medicine.what should i do. ## My uncle's angiography shows blockages in heart vessels 90% & 70% at two places. His Pro-BNP tests ...
Updated 13 hours ago.
diclofenaco complejo b
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What is it this medication for people are telling me is for lossing weight. Is it? ## No, this is a Mexican medication that is listed as containing a vitamin B complex and Diclofenac. The FDA classifies Diclofenac as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and/or swelling. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. And actually, long-term use of it could cause fluid retention and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with?
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diclofenac is not working
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diclofenac in the back of my leg my doctor told me the pain that bothers me everyday all day is my sciatica nerve and he prescribed diclofenac 75mg dr tab pack but it does not work for me at all. If anybody can tell me how to get over the pain i feel everyday II would be grateful or tell me another medication i can use to stop this pain i would be thankful... ## Hello, Poppi! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. The best thing to do would be to return to your doctor and let them know that this medication isn't helping you. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and there are other medications available that you can try. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## Dear poppi, you may try the rectal suppository type. It has almost instant absorption into the blo...
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Side Effect Cataspa
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during menustration i undergo a lot of pain in my abdomen i take cataspa whenever my abdomen undergoes pain is it safe? ## Hi, Shona! Cataspa contains the active ingredient Diclofenac, it is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Learn more Cataspa details here. Have you consulted a doctor to see what's causing the pain? Contrary to what many believe, suffering such pain during menstruation is not normal and doesn't have to happen. There are quite a few reasons that it may occur, most of which can be easily fixed. One reason it could be happening is due to a deficiency in Magnesium, thus the solution can be as simple as eating more Magnesium rich foods or tak...
Updated 4 days ago.
apo 75 triangle
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pink triangle ## the pill i found in my sons school bag is triangular shaped has apo 75 on the same side and nothing on the other also he had in there a white oval shaped pill that had 20 on one side that had a crevase between the numbers as if an axe would do to a tree and the other side says apo aswell so before i know what to do with him i wanna know what i am talking about....... thanks j ## This tablet contains 75mgs of Diclofenac in a controlled release formulation. Learn more Diclofenac details here. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling, it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, stomach irritation and headache. Is there anything I can help with? FYI: This is a Canadian tablet that is not available in the U.S. ## The ...
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what happens if you go off diclofenac 75mg been on for 6 months can i this drug immediately
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yes been on DiclofenC 75MG AND HAVE MITRO VALVE PROLAPSE AND HAVE INCREASE OF HEART BURN AS WELL AND CAN I GO OFF THIS MEDICATION RIGHT AWAY AFTER LOOKING AT THE SIDE EFFECTS VERY SEVERE WHAT WOULD YOU SUGGEST I DO AND CANNOT BELIEVE THE DR GAVE ME THIS DRUG FOR SWELLING? ## Hello, Kathy! How are you? The FDA classifies this medication as being a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so it is commonly used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding and stomach irritation. It is no more or less risky than most other prescription medications. What side effects did you read about that concerned you? Perhaps I can best help by addressing those.
Updated 9 days ago.
clonafec 100 mg diclofenaco
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can volfenac \and clonafec be used fof arthritis if what do you recommend thank you ## @busdriver, Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication that reportedly works by stopping the production of a substance in the body that causes inflammation/pain... So in that respect it should help with certain conditions such as arthritis. NOTE: Just to confirm, clonafec and volfenac are simply other brand names for Diclofenac. Is there anything else I can help you with?
Updated 24 days ago.
emanzen d tablet is used for what
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I have undergone slip disc surgery before ten months back. Due to some load again back pain start end. Doctor given to emanzen d . is it ok ## Hello, Bapu! How are you? Emanzen-D contains Diclofenac and Serratiopeptidase, it is used to treat pain and inflammation. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Can Emenzen d tablet take in piles problem? ## It's doubtful that it will help much with that. Did your doctor tell you to take it for that?
Updated 28 days ago.
Phlogin 50mg
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a female taking phlogin50 since 5 year whats side effect of it on her regarding to her pregnancy ## Is her doctor aware that she is taking this while pregnant? Phlogin contains the active ingredient Diclofenac, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory used to treat pain, fever and swelling. The U.S. FDA has placed this in pregnancy category C, which means it has been known to cause some problems, especially during the last trimester, when a woman goes into labor. It can also cause some blood thinning, which can increase the risk of complications. Learn more: ## can phlogin use for relief in menstruation?
Updated 30 days ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 18mg, 25mg, 35mg
  • For Solution: 50mg
  • Gel: 1%, 3%
  • Injection: 37.5mg/ml
  • Patch: 1.3%, 1.30%
  • Powder: 50mg
  • Solution: 0.1%, 1.5%, 1.50%, 2%, 37.5mg/ml (37.5mg/ml)
  • Solution/drops: 0.1%, 0.10%
  • Tablet: 25mg, 50mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 25mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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