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Dic 550 Tablet

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Dic 550 Tablet Description

Dic Tablet contains Diclofenac and Paracetamol. It is pain-relieving medicine used for relieving headaches, body aches, backache, joint pain and toothache. Dic also helps in reducing swelling, pain an...
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ContainsDiclofenac(50.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(550.0 Mg)
ClassificationANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC
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Uses of Dic 550 Tablet

Dic Tablet is used for relieving pain and inflammation associated with various conditions.

Contraindications of Dic 550 Tablet

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol, diclofenac or other ingredients of Dic Tablet.
  • If you have severe heart problems such as heart failure, high blood pressure or brain diseases.
  • If you have liver and kidney disorder or dysfunction.
  • If you experience asthma, skin rashes, swelling & allergies after taking aspirin or any other painkillers.
  • If you have a history of frequent stomach ulcers and bleeding or have an active ulcer.
  • If you are pregnant, especially in the third trimester of pregnancy.

Side effects of Dic 550 Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Black stools
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Loose motions
  • Skin rashes
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Dic 550 Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Dic Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is unsafe to take the Dic Tablet during pregnancy. Hence, it should not be taken by a pregnant woman. Taking this medicine during pregnancy can cause defects in the baby's heart or even delayed delivery or increase the risk of bleeding.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Dic Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advisable not to consume the Dic Tablet if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Dic Tablet?
A:
It is advisable not to drive or use machines when you have taken the Dic Tablet as it may cause dizziness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Dic Tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment with the Dic Tablet as it may worsen your liver problems.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You are an elderly patient or taking diuretics or have kidney disorders. This medicine can increase the risk of kidney failure, then your doctor may ask you to do renal function tests for the same.
  • You are suffering from gastrointestinal problems such as bleeding, ulcers in the intestine (perforation) or Crohn's disease.
  • You have asthma, as this medicine can worsen the same.
  • You have an autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus.
  • You are an alcoholic, as concomitant use of this medicine can damage the liver.
  • You have disorders related to blood clotting.
  • You suffer from skin rashes & lesions after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Dic 550 Tablet

How Does It Work?

Dic Tablet works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for swelling and pain at the site of injury.

Directions for Use of Dic 550 Tablet

Dic Tablet should be consumed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water. It can be taken before or after food.

Interactions of Dic 550 Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Dic Tablet works or Dic Tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines like pain killers, medicines to treat high blood pressure, diabetes, high blood cholesterol, brain disorders or mental illnesses, antibiotics, antifungals, anti...
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  • Water pill and immunomodulators such as Tacrolimus & Ciclosporin can lead to kidney damage if taken along with the Dic Tablet.
  • Caution is needed if you are taking medicines to treat heart failure such as Digoxin.
  • Dic Tablet can increase the levels of Lithium and Methotrexate if taken along and can increase the risk of side effects.
  • If you are taking medicines to treat diabetes, be cautious about symptoms of low glucose levels like sweating, anxiety, fast heartbeat and hunger pangs.
  • Dic Tablet should not be taken for 2 weeks after administration of medicines containing Mifepristone.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Storage and disposal of Dic 550 Tablet

  • Store the Tablet in a cool and dry place and away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Dic 550 Tablet

Overdose

Taking Dic Tablet more than the prescribed quantity may result in an overdose and you may experience symptoms of overdose like headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, unconsciousness, exc...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Dic Tablet cause addiction?

A: No, Dic Tablet is not an addiction-causing medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I take paracetamol with the Dic Tablet?

A: Dic Tablet contains paracetamol and diclofenac. Do not take additional paracetamol if your pain is not relieved. Kindly consult your doctor as the doctor may increase the dose or add another medicine based on your medical condition.

Q: Is Dic Tablet a pain-killer?

A: Yes, Dic Tablet is a pain killer medicine.

Q: Can Dic Tablet be used for knee pain?

A: Yes, it can be used for knee joint pain. It helps in relieving the pain and swelling associated with knee joint pain. Knee pain could be due to various reasons such as fracture, ligament tear, tendon rupture or arthritis due to ageing. It is advisable to discuss with your doctor if you have any special medical conditions before taking this medicine.
Product Details
Brand
DIC
Expires on or After
30/09/2022
Last Updated on: 24 May 2022 | 10:54 AM (IST)

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