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Diclodyne Tab

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By BLISS GVS PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Diclofenac Sodium

Medical Description

Diclodyne Tablet contains diclofenac. It is a medicine for relieving pain and inflammation. It contains diclofenac as an active ingredient. It is used for relieving pain, swelling, stiffness associate...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Diclodyne Tab

  • To relieve pain, stiffness and swelling of the joints in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout, ankylosing spondylitis.
  • It helps in relieving pain following dental surgery, pain after an operation and surgical procedures, pain due to minor injury etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Diclodyne Tab

  • If you are allergic to diclofenac or other ingredients of the medicine.
  • If you have or had stomach or intestinal ulcers or bleeding problems in the gut.
  • You may suffer from heart problems like heart attack, stroke or heart failure.
  • You may develop allergic reactions or bowel problem after taking a painkiller in the past.
  • You may have problems with the liver or kidneys.
  • If you are pregnant, planning pregnancy and women of childbearing age not using contraceptive measures.
sideEffects

Side effects of Diclodyne Tab

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Heartburn
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Diclodyne Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Diclodyne Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Diclodyne Tablet must not be taken during pregnancy, especially in the third trimester, as it may cause harmful effects in the unborn baby. If you get pregnant while on treatment, you immediately cons...
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breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Diclodyne Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the medicine are known to pass into breast milk. A decision of whether to discontinue breastfeeding or treatment should be taken by a doctor considering the importance of treatment for the mother and the health benefits of breastfeeding for the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Diclodyne Tablet?
A:
Diclodyne Tablet is known to cause side effects like dizziness and drowsiness. Thus, avoid driving or operating machines if you experience these side effects.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Diclodyne Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Diclodyne Tablet, it is essential to consult the physician if you have a habit of regular drinking. Consuming alcohol while taking pain killers is known to increase the risk of bleeding, ulcer and perforation in the stomach and intestine (upper gastrointestinal tract).
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may have problems with the heart, liver or kidney.
  • You may suffer from stomach or intestine diseases.
  • You are above 60 years of age.
  • You smoke and consume alcohol in excess or too often.
  • You may suffer from a condition called porphyria.
  • You may suffer from a blood or bleeding disorder.
  • You may have lupus or a similar condition.
  • You may have problems with circulation.
  • You may have asthma, diabetes or high blood cholesterol.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Diclodyne Tab

How Does It Work?

Diclofenac in Diclodyne Tablet blocks the action of certain chemical substances (prostaglandins) which are responsible for pain and inflammation; thus helps to ease pain and reduce the swelling.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Diclodyne Tab

  • Diclodyne Tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor. Take with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Taken with or after food. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by the doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Diclodyne Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Diclodyne Tablet works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor of the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Taking water tablets, blood thinners, medicine for high blood pressure, diabetes, other pain killers, immunomodulators, certain anti-infectives, steroids, medicines for a heart condition, antacids and...
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  • If you have taken a medicine called mifepristone within the last 12 days, diclofenac should not be taken at least for the next 8–12 days.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Diclodyne Tab

  • Store Diclodyne Tablet at a cool and dry place, in original packaging.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Diclodyne Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, dizziness, fainting, lethargy, etc. Seek medical attention in case you have consumed too much of the medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you missed taking a dose of Diclodyne Tablet take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue the regular dose schedule. Avoid a double dose of med...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Diclodyne Tablet?

A: Diclodyne Tablet is used to relieve pain, inflammation and swelling of muscles, joints and bones in arthritis, spondylitis and sports injuries. It is used after operations and surgeries to relieve pain, inflammation and swelling.

Q: How to take Diclodyne Tablet?

A: Diclodyne Tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor. Take the medicine with a glass of water, with or after food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Q: Is there risk associated with the use of Diclodyne Tablet?

A: The use of pain killers may be associated with the risk of conditions related to heart, bleeding and ulcer in the digestive tract. The risk may be more when the medicine is used for prolonged duration and in people with an existing heart condition and with a risk factor of getting such condition.

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ContainsDiclofenac Sodium
UsesPain relief
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness
Last Updated on: 24 Jun 2021 | 11:22 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.