Olfen/Olfen 100 SR

Olfen/Olfen 100 SR

diclofenac

Manufacturer:

Acino Switzerland

Distributor:

Mepharm
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Diclofenac Na
Indications/Uses
Inflammatory & degenerative, articular & extra-articular rheumatic disorders of muscles, joints, joint capsules, synovial bursae, tendons, synovial sheaths & spine. Ankylosing spondylitis, soft tissue rheumatism, bursitis, tendovaginitis, tendinitis, lumbago, sciatica, cervical syndrome. Acute gout attack. Non-rheumatoid inflammatory pain.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 100-150 mg daily. Childn >1 yr 0.5-2 mg/kg daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately before meals. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
History of allergic diseases eg, bronchospasm, acute rhinitis, nasal polyps, urticaria to aspirin or NSAIDs. Active gastric &/or duodenal ulcer or GI hemorrhage; Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis; severe cardiac, liver, renal insufficiency; post-op hemorrhage or incomplete hemostasis, disorder in hemopoiesis or cerebrovascular hemorrhage. Last trimester of pregnancy. Childn <1 yr.
Special Precautions
History of peptic ulcers, unexplained GI disorders, liver, kidney or cardiac impairment. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Serum aminotransferases elevation. GI disturbances; headache, dizziness, vertigo; hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Lithium, digoxin, diuretics, NSAIDs, anticoagulants, antidiabetics, methotrexate, cyclosporin, quinolones.
ATC Classification
M01AB05 - diclofenac ; Belongs to the class of acetic acid derivatives and related substances of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
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