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Composition for DILOFEN GEL

Diclofenac Topical(NA)

food interaction for DILOFEN GEL

alcohol interaction for DILOFEN GEL

pregnancy interaction for DILOFEN GEL

lactation interaction for DILOFEN GEL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Dilofen gel 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
Dilofen gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for DILOFEN GEL

Diclofenac Topical(NA)

Uses

Dilofen gel 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

SUBSTITUTES for DILOFEN GEL

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for DILOFEN GEL

  • 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 DILOFEN GEL

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 13 August, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)