N-Zen

N-Zen

diclofenac

Manufacturer:

Vesco Pharma

Distributor:

T.C. Pharma-Chem

Marketer:

T.C. Pharma-Chem
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Tab: Diclofenac Na. Gel: Diclofenac diethylammonium
Indications/Uses
Tab: Relief of pain & inflammation in various conditions; musculoskeletal & joint disorders eg, RA, OA & ankylosing spondylitis. Gel: Local inflammation in trauma of tendons, ligaments, muscles & joints, localized forms of soft tissue rheumatism.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab 100-150 mg daily in 2 or 3 divided doses. Adult 1 tab bid. Gel Apply tid-qid.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately after meals. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Tab: Hypersensitivity. Peptic ulcer. Gel: Hypersensitivity to aspirin & other NSAIDs. Pregnancy (3rd trimester).
Special Precautions
Tab: CV disease, heart failure, asthma, angioedema, urticaria, haemorrhagic disorders or impaired renal or hepatic function. Pregnancy. Gel: Do not apply to the eyes, open wounds & infected areas or to exfoliative dermatitis. Avoid use of occlusive dressings.
Adverse Reactions
Tab: Edema, dizziness, headache, pruritus, rash, fluid retention, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, GI perforation, heartburn, nausea, peptic ulcer/GI bleeding, vomiting, anemia, increased bleeding time, liver enzyme abnormalities, tinnitus, abnormal renal function. Gel: Pruritus, rash, contact dermatitis, dry skin, exfoliation, paresthesia.
Drug Interactions
Tab: Aminoglycosides, anticoagulants, lithium, methotrexate, quinolone antibiotics, angiotensin II receptor blockers, β-blockers, cyclosporin, tacrolimus or diuretics.
ATC Classification
D11AX18 - diclofenac ; Belongs to the class of other dermatologicals.
M01AB05 - diclofenac ; Belongs to the class of acetic acid derivatives and related substances of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Tab: D; Gel: E
Presentation/Packing
Form
N-Zen EC tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
12 × 10's
Form
N-Zen emulsion gel 1%
Packing/Price
30 g x 1's;60 g x 1's
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