Dic OM Tablet SR

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dic OM Tablet SR 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.

Dic OM Tablet SR 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 Dic OM Tablet SR

Benefits of Dic OM Tablet SR

In Pain relief

Dic OM Tablet SR 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 for 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 Dic OM Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dic OM

  • Edema (swelling)
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Flatulence
  • Indigestion
  • Pain in extremity

How to use Dic OM Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dic OM Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Dic OM Tablet SR works

Dic OM Tablet SR is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dic OM Tablet SR.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dic OM Tablet SR is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dic OM Tablet SR is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dic OM Tablet SR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dic OM Tablet SR may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dic OM Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dic OM Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dic OM Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dic OM Tablet SR may be needed. 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Dic OM Tablet SR to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Dic OM Tablet SR as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylacetic acid Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (acetic acid)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dic OM with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Dic OM Tablet SR a good painkiller?

Dic OM Tablet SR is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used for various sorts of pain such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in various types of arthritis, gout, pain and inflammation following surgery.

Q. Is Dic OM Tablet SR a narcotic?

No, Dic OM Tablet SR is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.

Q. Does Dic OM Tablet SR get you high?

No, Dic OM Tablet SR does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence. However, if you do not feel well, consult your doctor.

Q. Can Dic OM Tablet SR damage your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Dic OM Tablet SR may cause renal problems such as protein or blood in urine and painful urination. Patients who are at maximum risk of developing kidney problems include people who are dehydrated, have heart failure, impaired kidney function, hypertension, elderly, who are on medicines which cause excess urination (diuretics), or medicines which have significant impact on kidney function. Hence, for such patients kidney function monitoring is recommended.

Q. Does Dic OM Tablet SR make you drowsy?

Dic OM Tablet SR can cause drowsiness and also dizziness, fatigue (tiredness) and visual disturbances. However, it is not very common and may not affect everyone. If you experience these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. What is the most important information I need to know about Dic OM Tablet SR?

It is important to know that Dic OM Tablet SR may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. The risk is more if you take higher doses and have been using the medicine for a longer time. Also, taking Dic OM Tablet SR may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in your stomach and intestine. These problems may happen without warning symptoms at any time during treatment and may even cause death. Therefore, if you encounter any such problems, consult your doctor immediately.

Q. Can Dic OM Tablet SR be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Dic OM Tablet SR during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on your baby. Use of Dic OM Tablet SR can also lead to reduced labor (premature delivery). Hence, it is advised to avoid using Dic OM Tablet SR during the first 6 months of pregnancy also. In some cases, Dic OM Tablet SR may be prescribed in pregnant women only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved with its use in pregnant women. If not sure, consult your doctor regarding its use.

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Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: August, 2021

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