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DICLOFEN OINTMENT

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Primary uses of DICLOFEN OINTMENT

Musculo-skeletal pain
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Medicine Overview of Diclofen Ointment

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Uses of Diclofen Ointment

DICLOFEN OINTMENT is used in musculo-skeletal pain.
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Diclofen Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effects of Diclofen are Application site irritation, Burning sensation.

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How to use Diclofen Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Diclofen Ointment works

DICLOFEN OINTMENT 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) on the skin.

In Depth Information on Diclofen Ointment

Expert advice for Diclofen Ointment

  • Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, angina, blood clots, and high blood pressure, raised cholesterol or raised triglycerides, liver disorder of the red blood pigment (porphyria).
  • Tell your doctor if you had or need to have surgery.
  • Avoid direct contact of gel/ lotion with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to diclofenac or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you previously had allergic reaction (asthma, hives or a cold) due to aspirin or other pain killers.
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Diclofen Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Diclofen Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
DICLOFEN OINTMENT may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
DICLOFEN OINTMENT is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Diclofen Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Diclofenac Topical

Q. Is diclofenac topical a blood thinner / controlled substance?
Diclofenac is a pain relieving medication and it does not significantly affect the function of platelets in blood; hence it is not a blood thinner. It is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction.

Substitutes for Diclofen Ointment

Pecgel Ointment
Moxy Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹1.33/gm of Ointment
540% costlier
Adgel Ointment
Adley Formulations
₹1.21/gm of Ointment
480% costlier
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