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Learn more about diclofenac

What dosages is diclofenac available in?

What dosages is diclofenac available in?

diclofenac is available as a 100 mg extended-release oral tablet.

What is diclofenac used for?

What is diclofenac used for?

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

How does diclofenac work?

How does diclofenac work?

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

How do I take diclofenac?

How do I take diclofenac?

diclofenac is typically taken by mouth once daily.

Is it safe for me to take diclofenac?

Is it safe for me to take diclofenac?

diclofenac 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 a known hypersensitivity to diclofenac, aspirin, or other NSAIDs or 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.

diclofenac Common Side Effects

diclofenac Common Side Effects

Common side effects of diclofenac that can affect up to 10% of people taking diclofenac 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
diclofenac Serious Side Effects

diclofenac Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with diclofenac. 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 diclofenac

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

The following medications may interact with diclofenac:

  • Concomitant administration of diclofenac and aspirin is not generally recommended because of the potential of increased adverse effects including increased GI bleeding. Concomitant use of anticoagulants and diclofenac have a risk of serious GI bleeding higher than users of either drug alone
Who makes diclofenac?

Who makes diclofenac?

Various FDA-approved generic manufacturers

Is diclofenac safe in pregnancy?

Is diclofenac safe in pregnancy?

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


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