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Diclotal AQ Injection


Overview

Uses of Diclotal AQ Injection

Diclotal AQ Injection is used for pain relief.

Diclotal AQ Injection side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Diclotal AQ Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Diclotal AQ Injection works

Diclotal AQ Injection 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).

Diclotal AQ Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Diclotal AQ Injection. Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diclotal AQ Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Diclotal AQ Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Diclotal AQ Injection may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Diclotal AQ Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diclotal AQ Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Diclotal AQ Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diclotal AQ Injection 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 Diclotal AQ Injection to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • 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 AQ Injection 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 Diclotal AQ 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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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Diclotal AQ

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What is the composition of Dynapar AQ 75 mg 1 ml ? And Is it safe ? And till when it can be delivered ?
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is a painkiller and should only be taken after consulting your doctor. It contains Diclofenac Diclofenac is used in the treatment of painful conditions of joints, lower back pain, sprains or bone fractures, inflammation of joints (frozen shoulder, gout), pain and swelling following skeletal muscle, dental and other minor surgeries. It is also used in treatment of migraine
I have frozen shoulder after stroke. What to do
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Intra articluar injection can be given for pain relief
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FAQs

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.

Q. Can I use Diclotal AQ along with vitamins?

Yes, Diclotal AQ can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can Diclotal AQ be used for the treatment of hepatitis?

No, Diclotal AQ is not approved for the treatment of hepatitis. Hepatitis is a condition where the liver is inflamed. Diclotal AQ can, in fact, cause harm to the liver as a side effect.

Q. Can Diclotal AQ be used after C-section?

Yes, Diclotal AQ is a pain killer. C-section is the short name for Cesarean Section which is an operative procedure to deliver the baby through the mother's abdomen and uterus. Diclotal AQ can be used to treat the pain that may occur after the operation.

Q. Can I use Diclotal AQ for the treatment of arthritis?

Yes, Diclotal AQ is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and spondylitis.It belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). .

Q. Can I take Diclotal AQ along with misoprostol?

Yes. It can be taken together. Misoprostol protects the stomach from irritating gastric effects of Diclotal AQ. The combination of medication is used to treat arthritis in patients at high risk of getting stomach/intestinal ulcers and complications from the ulcers (such as bleeding).

Q. Can I take Diclotal AQ while I am on thyroxine?

Yes, Diclotal AQ can be taken with thyroxine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can I use Diclotal AQ with diuretics?

No, Diclotal AQ should not be used with diuretics. Diclotal AQ reduces the natriuretic effect of furosemide and thiazides diuretics in some patients. This response has been attributed to inhibition of renal prostaglandin synthesis.

Q. Is Diclotal AQ a narcotic?

No, Diclotal AQ is not a narcotic. Narcotics are drugs with sleep inducing properties, usual derivatives of Opium like Heroin and Morphine.

Q. Can Diclotal AQ be used along with warfarin?

No. Using Diclotal AQ together with warfarin can increase the risk of serious bleeding from the stomach (Higher than users of either drug alone). Inform your doctor before starting these medications.

Q. Why does Diclotal AQ cause an ulcer?

Diclotal AQ can cause damage to the lining cells of the stomach by several mechanisms, including the irritant effect on the cells, breaking of the protective barrier properties of lining cells, suppression of prostaglandin production of the stomach, reduction of stomach mucosal blood flow and interference with the repair of superficial injury of the stomach lining.

Q. Why is Diclotal AQ contraindicated in asthma?

Some patients with asthma are hypersensitive to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like aspirin which can lead to acute attacks of asthma. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. Is Diclotal AQ a painkiller?

Yes. Diclotal AQ is a pain killer. In fact, it belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is commonly used for the treatment of pain in osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and spondylitis.

Q. Is Diclotal AQ good for back pain?

Yes, Diclotal AQ has been found to be effective to reduce back pain. Diclotal AQ is a pain killer that belongs to the NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory) class. Other NSAIDs have also been found to be useful in back pain eg. Ibuprofen and Naproxen.

Q. Why Diclotal AQ should be stopped before surgery?

Since Diclotal AQ has been shown to have blood thinning effects, it can increase the risk of bleeding. Therefore, it is stopped before surgery to prevent excessive loss of blood.

Q. Can I use Diclotal AQ during my fever treatment?

Yes, Diclotal AQ can reduce fever. However, commonly used to reduce the pain, particularly that which is seen with Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Ankylosing spondylitis.

Q. Can I use Diclotal AQ to treat a sore throat?

Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Diclotal AQ is a pain killer so it can be given in cases of throat pain associated with it but only under the prescription of a doctor.

Q. What are the contraindications for Diclotal AQ?

Diclotal AQ should not be used if there is an allergic reaction (hypersensitivity) to it, or other pain killers, active ulcer in the stomach, bleeding from the stomach, history of severe heart failure, liver failure, kidney failure and or heart attack.

Q. Can I use Diclotal AQ to treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?

Diclotal AQ can be used to treat the pain associated with urinary tract infection (UTI) but for complete treatment, a course of antibiotics will be required.

Q. Can Diclotal AQ cause sedation?

Diclotal AQ is not known to cause sedation. There have been rare, an isolated case report of sedation with the drug.

Q. Can I take Diclotal AQ for kidney stones?

Yes,Diclotal AQ can be used to relieve the pain due to kidney stones. However, there is also a risk of kidney damage with Diclotal AQ as its side effect. It is advised not to take Diclotal AQ for a prolonged time for this condition without adequate monitoring.

Q. Can I use Diclotal AQ with mifepristone?

These drugs should not be used together as the effect of mifepristone may be lowered by Diclotal AQ. Mifepristone is used for medical abortion.

Q. Can I use Diclotal AQ with lithium?

No.These drugs should not be used together as Diclotal AQ increases the blood levels of lithium which may further increase the side effects.

Q. Can Diclotal AQ affect the chance of conceiving?

Yes. Diclotal AQ can sometime cause reversible infertility. Diclotal AQ by its mechanism of action, may delay or prevent rupture of ovarian follicles, which has been associated with reversible infertility in some women. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

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