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DICLOPLAST PATCH

Patch
MRP: Rs. 126 for 1 packet(s) (3 patches each)
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food interaction for DICLOPLAST

alcohol interaction for DICLOPLAST

pregnancy interaction for DICLOPLAST

lactation interaction for DICLOPLAST

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Dicloplast patch 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for DICLOPLAST

Diclofenac Topical(NA)

Uses

Diclofenac Topical is used in the treatment of headache, ear pain, joint pain, osteoarthritis, musculo-skeletal pain, dental pain, rheumatic pain, nerve pain, mouth sores (ulcers), post operative pain, muscular pain, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, menstrual pain, prevention of heart attack, migraine and fever.

How it works

Diclofenac belongs to class of medications called as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by blocking the production of a certain chemical substance in the body that causes pain, fever, and inflammation.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Skin rash
Linseed Oil(NA)

Uses

Linseed Oil is used in the treatment of pain.

How it works

Not known.

Common side effects

Shortness of breath, Lip swelling, Throat tightness
Menthol(NA)

Uses

Menthol is used in the treatment of dermatitis (skin rash or irritation), itching and eczema (red and itchy skin).

How it works

Menthol primarily activates the cold-sensitive TRPM8 receptors in the skin. Menthol, after topical application, causes a feeling of coolness due to stimulation of 'cold' receptors by inhibiting Ca++ currents of neuronal membranes. It may also yield analgesic properties via kappa-opioid receptor agonism.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Abdominal pain, Coma, Apnea (absence of breathing), Altered heart rate, Vertigo, Balance disorder (loss of balance), Contact dermatitis, Drowsiness
Methyl Salicylate(NA)

Uses

Methyl Salicylate is used in the treatment of rheumatic pain and muscular pain.

How it works

Methyl salicylate belongs to a class of medication called analgesics. It works by inhibiting the formation of pain causing chemicals (prostaglandins) in the body.

Common side effects

Skin irritation, Tingling sensation

SUBSTITUTES for DICLOPLAST

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for DICLOPLAST

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for DICLOPLAST

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.

Methyl Salicylate

Q.Is methyl salicylate the same as aspirin or menthol?
Methyl salicylate is not the same as aspirin or menthol. Methyl salicylate belongs to the same class of medication like aspirin i.e. analgesics or painkiller

Q.How does methyl salicylate work?
Methyl salicylate relieves pain by inhibiting formation of pain causing chemicals in the body

Q.Does it work as a blood thinner or kill bacteria?
It is not a blood thinner and does not kill bacteria

Q.Is methyl salicylate an active ingredient?
Methyl salicylate is one of the active ingredients of some pain relief topical cream/ gel/ lotion/ ointment/ spray

Q.Is methyl salicylate safe?
Methyl salicylate is safe when used for an indication and at a dose instructed by doctor. It has local side-effects like cold or burning sensation at the site of application.

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)