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Dicloact 100 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of Dicloact Tablet SR

Dicloact Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Dicloact 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. Dicloact 100 mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Dicloact Tablet SR works

Dicloact 100 mg 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).

Dicloact Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dicloact 100 mg Tablet SR Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dicloact 100 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dicloact 100 mg 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
Dicloact 100 mg Tablet SR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dicloact 100 mg Tablet SR may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dicloact 100 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dicloact 100 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dicloact 100 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dicloact 100 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Dicloact 100 mg 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 Dicloact 100 mg 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dicloact with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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FAQs

Q. Is Dicloact a good painkiller?

Dicloact is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used for various sorts of pain such as sprains, strains, and other injuries, various types of arthritis, gout and pain and inflammation following surgery.

Q. Is Dicloact a narcotic?

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

Q. Does Dicloact get you high?

No, Dicloact does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence.

Q. Can Dicloact hurt your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Dicloact 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 Dicloact make you drowsy?

Dicloact 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 Dicloact?

It is important to know that Dicloact 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 Dicloact 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.

Q. Can Dicloact be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Dicloact during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause damage to your baby. It can also lead to reduced labor. Hence, it is best to avoid using Dicloact during the first 6 months. In some cases, your doctor may prescribe Dicloact weighing its benefits and risks.

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