Ultrafen Gel Dosage
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Dosage of Ultrafen Gel in details
The dose of a drug and dosage of the drug are two different terminologies. Dose is defined as the quantity or amount of medicine given by the doctor or taken by the patient at a given period. Dosage is the regimen prescribed by the doctor about how many days and how many times per day the drug is to be taken in specified dose by the patient. The dose is expressed in mg for tablets or gm, micro gm sometimes, ml for syrups or drops for kids syrups. The dose is not fixed for a drug for all conditions, and it changes according to the condition or a disease. It also changes on the age of the patient.
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.
Ultrafen Gel interactions
Interactions are the effects that happen when the drug is taken along with the food or when taken with other medications. Suppose if you are taking a drug Ultrafen Gel, it may have interactions with specific foods and specific medications. It will not interact with all foods and medications. The interactions vary from drug to drug. You need to be aware of interactions of the medicine you take. Most medications may interact with alcohol, tobacco, so be cautious.
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.
ReviewsThe results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Ultrafen Gel are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Ultrafen Gel. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.
Consumer reported frequency of useNo survey data has been collected yet
Consumer reported dosesNo survey data has been collected yet
Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology