Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories are used for Acute gout, Back pain, Sprains and strains, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Soft tissue sports injuries, Frozen shoulder, Dislocations and fractures, Tendonitis, Bone and joint surgery, Dental and minor surgery and other conditions. Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories contains Diclofenac Sodium as an active ingredient.
Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories works by reducing the substances in the body that cause inflammation and pain
Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions, and symptoms:
- Acute gout
- Back pain, sprains, and strains
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Soft tissue sports injuries
- Frozen shoulder, dislocations and fractures
- Bone and joint surgery
- Dental and minor surgery
Side-effectsThe following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Stuffy nose
PrecautionsBefore using Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Do not drive or operate machinery
- Planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
Interactions with Diclogesic Rectal SuppositoriesIf you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories may interact with the following drugs and products:
When not to use Diclogesic Rectal SuppositoriesHypersensitivity to Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories is a contraindication. In addition, Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Children under the age of 14 years
Other important Information on Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories
Missing a doseIn case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra doses to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories
- Do not use more than the prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with the necessary information.
- Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
- Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories
- Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
- Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories.
Expired Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories
- Taking a single dose of expired Diclogesic Rectal Suppositories is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drugs may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use an expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.