Diclogesic 50mg Supps 10s


UGX14,300

Diclogesic Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with musculoskeletal and joint disorders and pain and cramps associated with menstruation.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Diclogesic Tablet

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer
  • Bloody and cloudy urine
  • Anemia
  • Fatigue
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising

    When not to use it?

    Allergy
    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to diclofenac, paracetamol, other NSAIDs, or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

    Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from kidney diseases associated with the excessive use of painkillers due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition.

    Severe liver impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition.

    Peptic Ulcer

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition.

    Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

    This medicine is not recommended for use before, during, or after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery due to the increased risk of severe adverse reactions.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population

    Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
    General warnings

    Effect on heart

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects on the heart, especially after prolonged use. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

    This medicine should not be taken to relieve pain before, during, or after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery due to the increased risk of severe adverse reactions.

    Gastro-intestinal toxicity

    This medicine may cause severe gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation after prolonged usage. These adverse events may occur with or without warning symptoms. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Skin allergies

    This medicine may cause fatal skin allergies without any warnings in some patients. Signs and symptoms such as rashes, hives, fever, or other allergic symptoms should be reported to the doctor without any delay. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Fluid retention and edema

    This medicine may cause fluid retention and edema in some patients. Close monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels, and heart function may be required based on the clinical condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases.

    Liver Disease

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    Chronic Malnutrition

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from malnourishment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    Dosage

    Missed Dose
    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

    Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
    Interaction with Alcohol

    Description

    N/A

    Instructions

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, etc.
    Interaction with Medicine

    Carbamazepine

    Methotrexate

    Phenytoin

    Ramipril

    Sodium Nitrite

    Leflunomide

    Prilocaine

    Adefovir

    Apixaban

    Ketorolac

    Disease interactions

    Asthma

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of NSAID-sensitive asthma. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor’s supervision.

    Impaired kidney function

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Heart Disease

    This medicine may cause a heart attack, stroke, or other associated symptoms after prolonged use. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of heart diseases. Close monitoring of heart function is recommended for such patients. Report any symptoms such as chest pain, shallow breathing, speech slurring, weakness, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Alcoholism

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with chronic alcohol use due to the increased risk of serious liver injuries. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended for such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    Liver Disease

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Report any symptoms such as nausea, fever, rashes, dark urine, etc. to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
    Food interactions
    Information not available.
    Lab interactions

    5-HIAA Urine Test

    You may get a false-positive result for this test while taking this medicine. It is advised that you inform the doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines including herbs and supplements before undergoing any lab tests.

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