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Updated on 26 Apr 2024

Learn more about CATAFLAM

What is CATAFLAM?

What is CATAFLAM?

CATAFLAM is the brand name for diclofenac potassium and is available as an oral tablet.

What dosages is CATAFLAM available in?

What dosages is CATAFLAM available in?

CATAFLAM is available as a 25 mg, 50 mg, and 75 mg oral tablet.

What is CATAFLAM used for?

What is CATAFLAM used for?

CATAFLAM is an NSAID used for mild to moderate pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis of the spine), migraine attacks, and menstrual cramps.

How does CATAFLAM work?

How does CATAFLAM work?

CATAFLAM is an NSAID. It works by blocking certain proteins in your body that cause pain and swelling.

How do I take CATAFLAM?

How do I take CATAFLAM?

CATAFLAM is typically taken by mouth up to 4 times a day.

Is it safe for me to take CATAFLAM?

Is it safe for me to take CATAFLAM?

CATAFLAM is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you. You should not use this medication if you have experienced asthma, urticaria, or allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. It should also not be used for the treatment of perioperative pain in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.

CATAFLAM Common Side Effects

CATAFLAM Common Side Effects

Common side effects of CATAFLAM include:

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Ringing in the ear
  • Swelling in the arms and legs
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach bleeds, ulcers, and damage
  • Passing gas
  • Stomach pains
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Dry and itchy skin
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding that’s hard to stop
CATAFLAM Serious Side Effects

CATAFLAM Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with CATAFLAM. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Heart attack: dizziness, tiredness, cold sweat, trouble breathing, chest pain or tightness, anxiety
  • Stroke: tiredness, lightheadedness, blurred vision, difficulty speaking, difficulty walking, weakness on one side of the body
  • Stomach bleeds: blood in your vomit, stool that looks like black coffee grounds, pain in your stomach that doesn’t go away
  • Heart failure: trouble breathing, tiredness, swelling in your body, sudden weight gain
  • Liver damage: fever, chills, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, clay-colored stool, dark urine
  • Kidney damage and high potassium: nausea, muscle weakness, tingling sensations in your muscles, changes in how much you urinate
  • Severe asthma attack: chest pain, cough, difficulty breathing, wheezing
  • Serious allergic or skin reaction: fever, rash, body aches, cough, swelling of the face, peeling skin, painful blisters all over your body
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on CATAFLAM

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on CATAFLAM

The following medications may interact with CATAFLAM:

  • Voriconazole – May increase the levels and effects of CATAFLAM
Who makes CATAFLAM?

Who makes CATAFLAM?

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Is CATAFLAM safe in pregnancy?

Is CATAFLAM safe in pregnancy?

CATAFLAM should avoided in late pregancy as it may cause harm to your unborn baby. If you become pregnant while receiving CATAFLAM, talk to your healthcare provider.

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