Diclofenac Diethylamine Uses
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Diclofenac Diethylamine indications
An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
Bursitis,Tendinitis,Pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal and joint disorders,Acute gout,Dysmenorrhoea,Migraine,Postoperative pain,Prophylaxis of postoperative pain,Strains,Tendinitis,Renal colic,Prophylaxis of intra-operative miosis,Post-photorefractive keratectomy pain,Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis,Control of inflammation after argon laser trabeculoplasty,Inflammation and discomfort after strabismus surgery,Pain after accidental trauma,Local symptomatic relief of pain and inflammation,Osteoarthritis.
Diclofenac Diethylamine description
100 g of Voltaren Emulgel contains 1.16 g Diclofenac Diethylamine, which is equivalent to 1 g of diclofenac sodium. It also contains propylene glycol, isopropyl alcohol, perfume and other excipients.
Diclofenac Diethylamine dosage
Adults and children over 12 years of age: Depending on the size of the painful area to be treated, gently rub in 2 to 4 g of Voltaren Emulgel (an amount the size of a cherry or walnut) 3 to 4 times a day.
In case of muscular pain, the patient can rub the area slightly more firmly. Wash the hands thoroughly afterwards, unless the patient is using the product to treat arthritis of the finger joints. To remove the seal before first use, unscrew and remove the cap. Use the reverse side of the cap to insert, twist and remove the seal from the tube. If the patient does not notice any improvement after one week or if the symptoms get worse, consult a doctor. Without a prescription, do not use Voltaren Emulgel for more than two weeks.
Children: The use and safety of Voltaren Emulgel in children under 12 has not yet been systematically tested.
Diclofenac Diethylamine interactions
Not to be given IV to patients who are receiving other NSAIDs or anticoagulants including low dose heparin. Renal function may be worsened when used with ciclosporin or triamterene. Altered absorption when given with sucralfate, colestyramine or colestipol. Ophthalmic application of diclofenac may reduce the efficacy of ophthalmic acetylcholine and carbachol. Increased risk of GI ulceration and bleeding when used with corticosteroids, aspirin or anticoagulants.
Potentially Fatal: Increases blood levels of digoxin, lithium and methotrexate. Potentiate potassium-sparing diuretics.
Slow absorption of enteric-coated tab when given with food.
Diclofenac Diethylamine side effects
GI disturbances; headache, dizziness, rash; GI bleeding, peptic ulceration; abnormalities of kidney function. Pain and tissue damage at Inj site (IM); local irritation (rectal); transient burning and stinging (ophthalmic).
Potentially Fatal: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, exfoliative dermatitis, toxic epidermal necrolysis.
Diclofenac Diethylamine contraindications
Hypersensitive to diclofenac (active substance) or to other substances which relieve pain and inflammation (in particular acetylsalicylic acid and ibuprofen), or if allergic to propylene glycol and isopropyl alcohol or to any of the other ingredients. Among other symptoms, this hypersensitivity is usually manifested as: Asthma, respiratory problems, rashes, urticaria, swelling of the face and tongue, runny nose.
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