Dicloflam 50 MG Tablet
Dicloflam is an NSAID which treats symptoms of arthritis such as inflammation, pain, fever and swollen joints. It also treats rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylosis and severe menstrual pain.
Dicloflam tablet works by obstructing the production of cyclooxygenase which synthesizes the compound called prostaglandin. This compound is responsible for symptoms of arthritis such as pain, swelling and inflammation. Thus, this medication is effective in providing pain relief.
It is advisable to take this medication only under the guidance and recommendation of a medical practitioner. Do not stop this tablet without doctor's consultation. Do not skip your dose. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
People who are about to undergo a bypass heart surgery or have an allergy to other anti-inflammatory painkillers should not take this tablet. Before beginning a course of this medicine, consult your doctor if you suffer from:
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (Cabg)
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this tablet typically lasts for an average of about 1-2 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect can be observed within 10-30 minutes of administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before consumption of this tablet.
Missed Dose instructionsThe missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for the next dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Immediate medical attention is needed if an overdose is confirmed.
It inhibits an enzyme named Cyclooxygenase which is responsible for the formation of prostaglandin. Prostaglandin is a major contributor to the process of inflammation and pain sensation in the body
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Ramipril, Adefovir, Apixaban and others.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThis medication interacts with Impaired kidney function, asthma, heart disease.
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