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Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Molecule Description

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

Uses of Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Diclofenac+Paracetamol is used to relieve pain and inflammation associated with various conditions.
contraindications

Contraindications of Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

When should one not use Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol, diclofenac, or similar medicines.
  • If you have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys
  • If you suffer from a brain disorder.
  • If you have a history of frequent stomach ulcers and bleeding or have an active ulcer.
  • If you are pregnant (especially third trimester).
  • If you experience asthma, skin rashes, swelling & allergies after taking aspirin or any other painkillers.
sideEffects

Side effects of Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Common side effects of this drug are:

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sleepiness
  • Injection/Application site reactions
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take/apply diclofenac+paracetamol during pregnancy?
A:
Diclofenac+Paracetamol should not be used during pregnancy or if you are planning to conceive, consult your doctor before using it.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with diclofenac+paracetamol?
A:
You must not consume alcohol with diclofenac+paracetamol, 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 are suffering from gastrointestinal problems such as bleeding, ulcers in the intestine (perforation) or Crohn's disease.
  • You have asthma
  • You are suffering from any conditions related to blood clotting.
  • You have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE - an autoimmune disease).
  • You are above 60 years or are taking diuretics (water pills)
  • You develop skin rashes & lesions after taking this medicine.
  • You consume alcohol regularly
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

How Does It Work?

Diclofenac+Paracetamol works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for swelling and pain.
interactions

Interactions of Diclofenac+Paracetamol / Acetaminophen

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way diclofenac+paracetamol 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, high blood pressure, blood cholesterol levels, tuberculosis, gout, HIV infection, allergy, infecti...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

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+paracetamol available?

A: Diclofenac+Paracetamol is available in the form of tablet, capsule, syrup, oral liquid, gel, oil, injection

Q: Is Diclofenac+Paracetamol available as tablet?

A: Yes, Diclofenac+Paracetamol is available in the form of tablet
Last Updated on: 19 Nov 2021 | 10:55 AM (IST)

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