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Diclofenac Topical

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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 Topical blocks the release of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, pain, and fever.

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Skin rash

Available Medicine

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  • ₹110 to ₹215
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹90 to ₹147
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹85
    Pharmed Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹40 to ₹181
    Cipla Ltd
    6 variant(s)
  • ₹46 to ₹81
    Maneesh Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹140
    Delvin Formulations Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹53
    Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹130
    Marc Laboratories Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹85
    Resilient Cosmecueticals Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹90
    Helios Pharmaceuticals
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice

  • 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

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.


Content on this page was last updated on 09 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)