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Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase

Molecule Description

Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase is a combination medicine. It is used to relieve ac...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Interactions
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase

Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase is used in adults to treat acute pain.
contraindications

Contraindications of Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase

When should one not use Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase

If you are allergic to diclofenac, serratiopeptidase or similar medicines. If you have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys. If you are pregnant (especially third trimester). If you have a hi...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Application site reactions
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take/apply diclofenac+serratiopeptidase during pregnancy?
A:
It is not advised to use diclofenac+serratiopeptidase during pregnancy or if you are trying to conceive until it is considered essential by the doctor and potential risks justify the benefits.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take/apply diclofenac+serratiopeptidase while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not advised to use diclofenac+serratiopeptidase while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken/applied diclofenac+serratiopeptidase?
A:
Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase may make you feel dizzy, thus you need to be cautious while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with diclofenac+serratiopeptidase?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol with diclofenac+serratiopeptidase, as it may worsen your liver problems.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys
  • You have asthma
  • You have blood-related disorders like blood clotting problems or anaemia.
  • You suffer from gastrointestinal problems like bleeding, ulcers in the intestine (perforation) or Crohn's disease or you notice black tarry stools.
  • You suffer from an autoimmune disorder called SLE (lupus).
  • You develop any skin rashes after taking this medicine.
  • You are above 60 years old or taking water pills or are suffering from any kidney disease.
  • You consume alcohol regularly.
  • You are pregnant, planning to conceive or are breastfeeding.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase

How Does It Work?

  • Diclofenac inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins which are responsible for causing pain, swelling and inflammation thus offering anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme that helps in breaking down or dissolving the abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation and promotes healing.
interactions

Interactions of Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way diclofenac+serratiopeptidase works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems, psychiatric illnesses, diabetes, blood cholesterol levels, HIV infection, fits, gout, infections or if you are taking medicines lik...
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  • Do not take any other medicines containing diclofenac.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: In which all dosage forms is diclofenac+serratiopeptidase available?

A: Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase is available in the form of tablet, capsule, gel and ointment.

Q: What is diclofenac+serratiopeptidase?

A: Diclofenac+Serratiopeptidase is a pain-relieving medicine.
Last Updated on: 19 Nov 2021 | 10:55 AM (IST)

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