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Dinofen Aqua 75 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Dinofen Injection

Dinofen Aqua 75 mg Injection is used for pain relief.

Dinofen Injection side effects

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

How to use Dinofen Injection

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

How Dinofen Injection works

Dinofen Aqua 75 mg 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).

Dinofen Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dinofen Aqua 75 mg Injection. Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dinofen Aqua 75 mg 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
Dinofen Aqua 75 mg 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.
Dinofen Aqua 75 mg Injection may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dinofen Aqua 75 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dinofen Aqua 75 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dinofen Aqua 75 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dinofen Aqua 75 mg 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 Dinofen Aqua 75 mg 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 Dinofen Aqua 75 mg 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 Dinofen 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 Dinofen

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Intra articluar injection can be given for pain relief
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Dont do anythin that causes painStart with eccenteric loading exercisesIf no relief within 3 weeks consider an injection
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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 Dinofen along with vitamins?

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

Q. Can Dinofen be used for the treatment of hepatitis?

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

Q. Can Dinofen be used after C-section?

Yes, Dinofen 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. Dinofen can be used to treat the pain that may occur after the operation.

Q. Can I use Dinofen for the treatment of arthritis?

Yes, Dinofen 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 Dinofen along with misoprostol?

Yes. It can be taken together. Misoprostol protects the stomach from irritating gastric effects of Dinofen. 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 Dinofen while I am on thyroxine?

Yes, Dinofen 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 Dinofen with diuretics?

No, Dinofen should not be used with diuretics. Dinofen 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 Dinofen a narcotic?

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

Q. Can Dinofen be used along with warfarin?

No. Using Dinofen 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 Dinofen cause an ulcer?

Dinofen 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 Dinofen 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 Dinofen a painkiller?

Yes. Dinofen 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 Dinofen good for back pain?

Yes, Dinofen has been found to be effective to reduce back pain. Dinofen 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 Dinofen should be stopped before surgery?

Since Dinofen 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 Dinofen during my fever treatment?

Yes, Dinofen 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 Dinofen to treat a sore throat?

Sore throat is mostly caused by bacteria so antibiotics are given to treat a sore throat whereas Dinofen 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 Dinofen?

Dinofen 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 Dinofen to treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?

Dinofen 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 Dinofen cause sedation?

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

Q. Can I take Dinofen for kidney stones?

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

Q. Can I use Dinofen with mifepristone?

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

Q. Can I use Dinofen with lithium?

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

Q. Can Dinofen affect the chance of conceiving?

Yes. Dinofen can sometime cause reversible infertility. Dinofen 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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