What is Voltaren diclofenac sodium used for?
Generic Name: diclofenac sodium Diclofenac is used to relieve pain, swelling (inflammation), and joint stiffness caused by arthritis. Reducing these symptoms helps you do more of your normal daily activities. This medication is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
What are Voltaren Retard tablets used for?
Voltarol is used to treat a number of painful conditions including: • joint, muscle or tendon pain • attacks of gout • pain and swelling after surgery • sprains, strains and other injuries • gynaecology problems such as period pain.
How often can you take Voltaren Retard?
Taking your medicine The usual dose of Voltarol Retard 100mg is one tablet a day.
How long can you take diclofenac?
For arthritis, you may need to use the gel for up to 7 days on the painful joint to feel the full effect. Depending on why you’re taking diclofenac, you may only need to take it for a short time. For example, if you have a sore back or toothache, you may only need to take diclofenac for 1 or 2 days.
Is Voltaren good for muscle pain?
Voltaren Emulgel is used to treat pain and inflammation of muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments, due to sprains and strains, sports injuries (eg. tennis elbow) and soft tissue rheumatism (eg. bursitis; tendinitis).
How much Voltaren is too much?
Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours, for relief of any of the above conditions. For migraine attacks, do not take more than 8 tablets even if you have more than one migraine attack within that 24 hour period. If symptoms persist or worsen, see your doctor to ensure that they are not due to a serious illness.
Can you use Voltaren on your back pain?
Voltaren Emulgel helps with the relief of localized traumatic inflammation and pain such as back pain. Back pain, especially lower back pain, is one of the most common causes of body pain.
Is it OK to take diclofenac every day?
When used for severe or continuing arthritis, this medicine must be taken every day as ordered by your doctor in order for it to help you. This medicine usually begins to work within one week, but in severe cases up to two weeks or longer may pass before you begin to feel better.
Is diclofenac safe to use?
For most people, taking diclofenac is safe. However, if you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, your kidneys do not work very well or you smoke, you should check with your healthcare professional that this medicine is appropriate. Use the lowest dose that works for you and stop as soon as you can.
Which tablet is best for back pain?
- Ibuprofen (such as Advil or Motrin), available over-the-counter, is an excellent medication for the short-term treatment of low back pain.
- Acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) and naproxen sodium (Aleve) are also effective in relieving pain.
What is diclac used for?
Diclac belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which are used to treat pain and inflammation. Diclac relieves symptoms of inflammation, such as swelling and pain and also reduces fever. It has no effect on the cause of inflammation or fever. Diclac can be used to treat the following conditions:
How many tablets are in a fenactol retard 100mg?
FENACTOL RETARD 100MG containing 28 tablets in foil blister strips. Not all pack sizes may be marketed. Fields, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 8PB, UK.
Is 50mg of diclac safe for children?
The 50mg strength of Diclac is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 14 years. The 25mg strength of Diclac can be used in children from 1 year of age. Please refer to section 3 for information regarding the specific dosage. Other medicines and Diclac