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Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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.

Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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.

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea, and indigestion are some of the common side effects that might be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness, or visual disturbances. 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. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Diclotal Tablet DT

Benefits of Diclotal Tablet DT

In Pain relief

Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal Tablet DT

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 Diclotal

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

How to use Diclotal Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT is to be taken with food.

How Diclotal Tablet DT works

Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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
Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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
Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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
OPHTHAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Diclotal 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
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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'm suffering from pain on above eye.like a small pimple type happen.i have used antibiotic amoxicillin & potassium clavunate (Eros CV 625).N pain killer tablet diclotal - Mr I have aused for two days course.mrng n evening.
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
The treatment is okay. . Take it for 5 days. Do warm compresses also
Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
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FAQs

Q. Is Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT a good painkiller?

Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT a narcotic?

No, Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.

Q. Does Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT get you high?

No, Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT hurt your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT make you drowsy?

Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT?

It is important to know that Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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 Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on your baby. Use of Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT can also lead to reduced labor (premature delivery). Hence, it is advised to avoid using Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT during the first 6 months of pregnancy also. In some cases, Diclotal 50mg Tablet DT 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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