WHAT IS DICLOFENAC SODIUM?
Diclofenac Sodium is a NSAID or non steroidal anti inflammatory drug which lowers pain and inflammation causing substances in the body.
It is prescribed or used mainly for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis.
Diclofenac Sodium is available under various trade names throughout the world, some of which are Voltaren, Zobid D (made by Bal Pharma), and Voveran (made by Novartis).
Diclofenac Sodium may also be used for conditions not described here.
HOW SHOULD I TAKE DICLOFENAC SODIUM?
Take Diclofenac Sodium (Voltaren, Zobid D, Voveran) strictly according to your doctor?s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label.
Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over.
Avoid crushing, breaking, or chewing a Diclofenac Sodium extended release tablet as doing so may lead to too much of the medicine to be release at once.
Instead swallow it whole. Do the same with the enteric coated tablet that has a special coating for stomach protection.
Breaking an enteric coated tablet can damage that coating. Always store Diclofenac Sodium medication in a cool and dry place.
WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE?
If you miss a dose of Diclofenac Sodium medication, take it as soon as you remember. Don’t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up.
Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
THINGS AND ACTIVITIES TO AVOID WHILE TAKING DICLOFENAC SODIUM:
Many medications contain NSAIDs like aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, or naproxen. Read the medicine labels carefully and avoid other medicines that contain NSAIDs while taking this medication. Alcohol consumption is also not recommended while taking Diclofenac Sodium.
SIDE EFFECTS DUE TO DICLOFENAC SODIUM:
Medication Are Black
Bloody Cough Or Vomit That Looks Like Coffee Grounds
Increased Blood Pressure
The side effects mentioned above are the not the only ones and there may be other side effects which may be rare and serious. Seek medical attention immediately if you get serious side effects while taking Diclofenac Sodium medication. You may also report your side effects to FDA by calling in at 1-800-FDA-1088.
DICLOFENAC SODIUM DOSING INFORMATION:
Diclofenac Sodium dosage will be fixed by your doctor after examining you properly. Dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Stick to your doctor?s prescription strictly.
Voveran SR 100 Tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used to treat pain, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and acute musculoskeletal injuries.
It is commonly used in back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, sprains, and spasms.
Voveran SR 100 Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
It should be taken with food or milk to prevent stomach upset.
Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke.
The most common side effects of this medicine include edema, nausea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, constipation, itching, flatulence, pain in extremity, and indigestion.
Your doctor may also regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.
Long-term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
USES OF VOVERAN TABLET PR
- Pain relief
BENEFITS OF VOVERAN TABLET PR
In Pain relief
Voveran SR 100 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
It is used for short-term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect joints and muscles.
It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time.
This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.
SIDE EFFECTS OF VOVERAN TABLET PR
Common side effects of Voveran
- Edema (swelling)
- Pain in extremities
HOW TO USE VOVERAN TABLET PR
HOW VOVERAN TABLET PR WORKS
Voveran SR 100 Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.