Dicka XP Tablet

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Introduction

Dicka XP Tablet is a combination of two medicines. It is used to reduce pain and inflammation in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and osteoarthritis. It is also used to relieve muscle pain, back pain, toothache, or pain in the ear and throat.

Dicka XP Tablet can be taken with or without food. The dose will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should take it as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for a longer duration than recommended by the doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, indigestion, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. If any of these side effects bother you or get worse, you should speak to your doctor. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the side effects.

Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have a history of ulcer or bleeding in your stomach, high blood pressure, or have any trouble with your heart, kidneys, or liver. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before starting treatment. You should also avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking this medicine, as alcohol can cause excessive drowsiness.

Uses of Dicka XP Tablet

Benefits of Dicka XP Tablet

In Pain relief

Dicka XP Tablet is a combination of medicines that is used for short term relief of pain, inflammation and swelling. It inhibits release of those chemical messengers in the brain that tell us that we have pain. It effectively relieves back pain, earache, throat pain, toothache, periods pain and pain due to arthritis too.
Take Dicka XP Tablet as prescribed by the doctor 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 Dicka XP Tablet

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 Dicka XP

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Dicka XP Tablet

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. Dicka XP Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dicka XP Tablet works

Dicka XP Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Serratiopeptidase. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Serratiopeptidase is an enzyme which works by breaking down abnormal proteins at the site of inflammation and promotes healing.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dicka XP Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dicka XP Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dicka XP Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dicka XP Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dicka XP Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dicka XP Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dicka XP Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dicka XP Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dicka XP Tablet 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.

What if you forget to take Dicka XP Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dicka XP Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate brands

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Quick tips

  • This combination medicine helps relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it with food to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Dicka XP Tablet affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine as it may cause excessive drowsiness and increase the risk of liver damage.
  • 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.

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PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
Dental Surgery
sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. What is Dicka XP Tablet?

Dicka XP Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diclofenac and Serratiopeptidase. This medication helps in relieving pain and inflammation. It works by lowering the levels of chemical substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation.

Q. Is it safe to use Dicka XP Tablet?

Yes, Dicka XP Tablet is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn and diarrhea. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.

Q. Can I stop taking Dicka XP Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Dicka XP Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Dicka XP Tablet should be continued if your physician has advised you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Dicka XP Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Dicka XP Tablet can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medicine. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Dicka XP Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Dicka XP Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Dicka XP Tablet?

The use of Dicka XP Tablet is considered to be harmful in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine or in patients with known allergy to other painkillers (NSAIDs). The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can I take Dicka XP Tablet with Vitamin B-complex?

Dicka XP Tablet can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Dicka XP Tablet helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing the symptoms.

Q. Can I take Dicka XP Tablet for stomach pain?

No, Dicka XP Tablet preferably should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a physician. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.

Q. What is the storage condition for the Dicka XP Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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