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Diclo Plus Tablet

By MORACEAE PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

Price to be Updated

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Diclofenac(50.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(325.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC

Medical Description

Diclo Plus Tablet contains Diclofenac and Paracetamol. Diclo Plus Tablet is pain-relieving medicine used for relieving headache, body ache, backache, joint pain, and toothache. It also helps in reduci...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Diclo Plus Tablet

Diclo Plus Tablet is used for relieving pain and inflammation associated with various conditions.
contraindications

Contraindications of Diclo Plus Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Paracetamol, Diclofenac or other ingredients of this medicine.
  • 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Diclo Plus Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Black stools
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Mouth ulcer, loose motions
  • Skin rashes
  • Dizziness
  • Excess sleepiness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Diclo Plus Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Diclo Plus Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is unsafe to take Diclo Plus 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Diclo Plus Tablet

How Does It Work?

Diclo Plus Tablet works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for swelling and pain.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Diclo Plus Tablet

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

Interactions of Diclo Plus Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other medicines containing Paracetamol component because there is an increased risk of liver damage.
  • Diclo Plus Tablet can interfere with other medicines used for treating high blood pressure.
  • Water pills, if taken along with Diclo Plus Tablet, can lead to kidney damage.
  • Diclo Plus Tablet can increase the levels of Digoxin (used to treat heart failure) and lithium (used to treat Brain disorders) if taken concomitantly.
  • Medicines such as ciclosporin & tacrolimus used to modify immune response can cause kidney damage if taken with Diclo Plus Tablet.
  • Diclo Plus Tablet increases your risk of getting stomach ulcers or bleeding if taken along with steroidal medicines.
  • Diclo Plus Tablet increases the risk of bleeding if taken with blood thinners such as Warfarin and Coumarin.
  • Increased risk of getting fits if you are taking this medicine with antibiotics like Levofloxacin and Ciprofloxacin.
  • If you are taking medicines for treating diabetes, be cautious about symptoms of low glucose levels like sweating, anxiety, fast heartbeat and hunger pangs.
  • Diclo Plus Tablet should be taken one hour before, or 4-6 hours after consumption of Colestipol and Cholestyramine (medicines used to lower cholesterol levels).
  • Diclo Plus Tablet should not be consumed least for 8-10 days after taking a medicine containing Mifepristone.
  • Be cautious if you are taking medicines such as Phenobarbital, Carbamazepine and Phenytoin (medicines to treat brain-related disorders).
  • Probenecid (used to treat gout), Rifampicin (used to treat tuberculosis), Zidovudine ( used for HIV infections), herbal preparations such as St. John's Wort and Methotrexate should be used cautiously.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Diclo Plus Tablet

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

Dosage of Diclo Plus Tablet

Overdose

Taking Diclo Plus Tablet more than the prescribed quantity may result in severe liver damage. Other symptoms of overdose are headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, unconsciousness, excit...
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Missed a Dose

If you 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. 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: Does Diclo Plus Tablet cause addiction?

A: No, Diclo Plus 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 Diclo Plus Tablet?

A: Diclo Plus Tablet contains paracetamol and aceclofenac. 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 Diclo Plus Tablet a pain-killer?

A: Yes, Diclo Plus Tablet is a pain killer medicine.

Q: Can Diclo Plus 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 aging. It is advisable to discuss with your doctor if you have any special medical conditions before taking this medicine.

Q: What can I do to reduce the after-effects of Diclo Plus Tablet

  • To avoid the after-effects, you should always take this medicine with food, in the lowest possible dose and for the shortest duration.
  • Avoid taking any other OTC products to eliminate any interaction.
  • Do not take it before any cardiac surgeries and if you have an existing ulcer or a bleeding problem.
  • If you are planning to take this medicine for a long term, discuss it with your doctor for a safer alternative.
Last Updated on: 15 Oct 2020 | 05:31 AM (IST)
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