Dicloran Gel

Dicloran Gel

diclofenac

Manufacturer:

Unique Pharma Lab

Distributor:

Unimed
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Diclofenac Na
Indications/Uses
Local symptomatic relief of pain & inflammation in trauma of tendons, ligaments, muscles & joints eg, due to sprains, strains & bruises; localised forms of soft tissue rheumatism. OA of superficial joints & acute musculoskeletal disorders eg, tenosynovitis, myositis, bursitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Apply 2-4 g tds-qds to affected area & rub in gently.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to diclofenac, aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe cardiac failure.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if hypersensitivity reaction occurs. Not recommended in patients w/ established CV disease (eg, CHF, established ischemic heart disease, peripheral arterial disease) or uncontrolled HTN, or significant risk factors eg, hyperlipidaemia, DM & smoking; serious arteriothrombotic events (eg, chest pain, shortness of breath, weakness, slurring of speech). Stevens-Johnson syndrome & toxic epidermal necrolysis. High dose & long-term use. Avoid contact w/ eyes or mucous membranes & application to large skin areas. Not recommended during pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Itching, skin reddening or smarting or outbreak of skin rash; hair loss, bullous eruptions, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, photosensitivity.
ATC Classification
M02AA15 - diclofenac ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory preparations for topical use. Used in the treatment of joint and muscular pains.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Dicloran Gel topical gel 10 mg/g
Packing/Price
20 g x 1's;50 g x 1's
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