Voltaren

Voltaren

diclofenac

Manufacturer:

Mundipharma

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Diclofenac Na
Indications/Uses
Inflammatory, degenerative & non-articular forms of rheumatism. Acute musculoskeletal disorders. Acute gout. Post-traumatic & post-op pain & inflammation. Dysmenorrhea & adnexitis. Migraine attacks, renal & biliary colic. As an adjuvant in severe painful inflammatory infection of ENT.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Adult 75-150 mg/day in divided doses. Dysmenorrhoea & migraine attacks Up to 200 mg/day. Childn >12 mth 0.5-3 mg/kg/day. Inj 1 amp IM or at the most 2 inj/day as initial or acute therapy for not >2 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Peptic ulcer. Hypersensitivity to diclofenac or other NSAIDs.
Special Precautions
Symptoms/history of GI disease, asthma, impaired hepatic, cardiac or renal function. Elderly. During prolonged use, periodic monitoring of liver function & blood counts are recommended. Pregnancy, lactation. Porphyria. Extracellular vol depletion. Ability to drive & use machines may be affected.
Adverse Reactions
Occasional: GI disorders; headache, dizziness, vertigo; rashes; elevated serum transaminases. Local reactions after IM inj. Rare: Peptic ulcer, GI bleeding; abnormalities of renal function; hypersensitivity reactions; hepatitis. Isolated cases: Pancreatitis, diaphragm-like intestinal structures, aseptic meningitis, pneumonitis, erythema multiforme; Stevens-Johnson syndrome; Lyell's syndrome; erythroderma; purpura; blood dyscrasias; CV disturbances; disturbances of sensation or vision.
Drug Interactions
Lithium, methotrexate, digoxin, cyclosporin, diuretics, anticoagulants, oral antidiabetics, quinolones.
ATC Classification
M01AB05 - diclofenac ; Belongs to the class of acetic acid derivatives and related substances of non-steroidal antiinflammatory and antirheumatic products.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Voltaren SR tab 75 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Voltaren SR tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Voltaren EC tab 25 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Voltaren inj 75 mg/3 mL
Packing/Price
3 mL x 50 × 1's
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