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Cadiflam Tablets

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Cadiflam Tablets Description

Cadiflam Tablet is a combination medicine that helps to relieve pain and swelling associated with bones and joints in conditions like arthritis, spondylitis, back pain, etc. It contains diclofenac and...
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ContainsDiclofenac Potassium,Paracetamol
UsesPain killer
Side effectsStomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, indigestion
ClassificationANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC
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Uses of Cadiflam Tablets

Cadiflam Tablet is used to treat pain and swelling of joints (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis) and spinal cord (ankylosing spondylitis).

Contraindications of Cadiflam Tablets

  • If you are allergic to diclofenac, paracetamol or other ingredients of Cadiflam Tablet.
  • If you have a medical condition like liver or kidney disorder, heat-related problem, asthma, allergic rhinitis, itching, etc.
  • If you have stomach ulcers or bleeding in part of the digestive tract or bleeding inside the brain, etc.
  • If you are pregnant or women of childbearing age (but not using contraceptive precautions).
  • It must not be used for perioperative pain in the setting of heart surgery.
  • If you have an allergic reaction to other painkillers.

Side effects of Cadiflam Tablets

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion

Precautions and Warnings of Cadiflam Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cadiflam Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid during pregnancy due to little information available on its safety.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cadiflam Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
One of the components of this medicine passes into the breastmilk in low concentration. The doctor will decide whether to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the treatment depending upon the benefits of the medicine for a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Cadiflam Tablet?
A:
Cadiflam Tablet may make you feel dizzy. Avoid driving or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Cadiflam Tablet?
A:
Avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment, as it may worsen liver problems. Contact the doctor or pharmacist for further information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a pre-existing medical condition like kidney or liver problems, hypertension, asthma, blood clotting disorder, stomach related problems like bleeding or ulcers, etc.
  • You develop skin rashes and lesions or other allergic reaction after taking this medicine.
  • You are an elderly person.
  • You are an alcoholic, as concomitant use of this medicine cause damage to the liver.
  • It must not be used in children below 10 years old.
  • You are using it for a prolonged time, the doctor may suggest regular liver test and other blood tests.

Mode of Action of Cadiflam Tablets

How Does It Work?

It interferes with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for swelling and pain. It controls fever and promotes cartilage matrix synthesis.

Directions for Use of Cadiflam Tablets

  • Take as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Take with food or after food.

Interactions of Cadiflam Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cadiflam Tablet can interact with other medicines and produce an altered response. Discuss with the doctor regarding the medicines, supplements and herbal preparations you take to avoid interactions.
  • If you are using medicines for tuberculosis, HIV, cancer, immunosuppressants like cyclosporin, antihypertensive medicines, brain and heart-related disorder like lithium or digoxin, blood thinners lik...
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  • Other medicines that must be used with caution are oral contraceptives, antibiotics, antacids, antidiabetic medicines, etc.
  • Water pills lead to kidney damage when taken along with this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Cadiflam Tablets

  • Store at a cool and dry place and away from light.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Cadiflam Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, unconsciousness, excitation, dizziness, etc. If have taken too much of this medicine, contact the doctor or visit the near...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a double d...
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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: What precautions must I follow before taking Cadiflam Tablet?

  • Inform the doctor if you are using other medicine for pain or fever or arthritis.
  • Take the medicine only for the duration as prescribed by the doctor.
  • Avoid taking a dose more than what is prescribed as it results in overdose.
  • Be cautious about stomach pain, blood in vomit, dark stools, these could be signs of bleeding in the stomach or intestine. Stop taking the medicine and inform the doctor.

Q: Can Cadiflam Tablet be used by children?

A: No, it is meant for adults only. Avoid giving this medicine to children (below 10 years old) without consulting with the paediatrician.
Product Details
Brand
CADIFLAM
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2022 | 01:55 AM (IST)

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