Pennsaid

Active Ingredient(s): Diclofenac Sodium
FDA Approved: * November 4, 2009
Pharm Company: * Covidien
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Pennsaid Overview

Diclofenac (sold under a number of trade names)[1] is a potent 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 primary mechanism responsible for its anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic action is thought to be inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis by inhibition of cycloxygenase-2 (COX-2). Diclofe...

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My mother has been using the drug Pennsaid for knee pain. We recently had to change insurance companies and she went from paying $40.00 per month for this to now paying $136.00. This is totally unreasonable for her to have to pay this amount. I was curious to see if your company offered any type of drug discount card that would make this cheaper for her. This has helped her in her walking quite a bit but now has become a little too pricey for her. Thanks... ## Hi Donna, Sorry to hear about that crazy price increase. These pharmacies always find little ways to squeeze an extra paycheck out of people and it's a bit ridiculous to say the least. As far as saving money on her prescription, there are plenty of free Prescription Drug Discount Cards out there that you can find on google, wh...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Diclofenac Sodium
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Pennsaid: (7 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 16590-453 Pennsaid 16.05 mg/ml Topical Liquid by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 23635-310 Pennsaid 16.05 mg/ml Topical Liquid by Mallinckrodt, Inc
  • 23635-510 Pennsaid 20.2 mg/ml Topical Solution by Mallinckrodt, Inc
  • 35356-590 Pennsaid 16.05 mg/ml Topical Liquid by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 50436-0310 Pennsaid 16.05 mg/ml Topical Liquid by Unit Dose Services
  • 69451-300 Pennsaid 15 mg/g Topical Solution by Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 75987-040 Pennsaid 20 mg/g Topical Solution by Horizon Pharma Inc.

Other drugs which contain Diclofenac Sodium or a similar ingredient: (9 results)




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