Diclofenac belongs to the group of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It has a pronounced analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory action. The tool is available in the form of solutions in ampoules, tablets, suppositories, ointments and gels.
Diclofenac in tablets (25-50g) is taken 2-3 times a day. Children over 6 years appoint the dosage is based on 2mg 1 kg weight is also 2-3 times a day.
In the form of suppositories, the drug is prescribed for adults 1 time per day. Children prescribed 2-3 candles a day, also from the calculation of 2mg to 1kg. the Candle should be carefully removed from their packaging and introduce into the anus a rounded end. It is not recommended to use candles if you have problems with the rectum (fissure, hemorrhoids, etc.)
Diclofenac in the ampoule used for intramuscular injection. It is prescribed only for adults. The recommended dose is 1 ampoule (75 mg) 1 times a day. Injections are done in the buttocks alternately.
If you have an agent in the form of ointments or gels, keep in mind that the drug is applied only on healthy skin areas. Squeeze a strip length of 5cm, depending on the size of painful area, RUB this area. Apply the drug should be used 3-4 times a day. When a skin injury from the use of diclofenac to abstain.
If you use diclofenac can be side effects. Possible vomiting, abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, headache or dizziness, insomnia, tinnitus, pruritus, rash. Happen mucous or blood discharge from the rectum. In rare cases we observed anemia and thrombocytopenia. If you have kidney problems, you may experience swelling. If you experience the slightest discomfort, stop the drug and consult a doctor.
The drug has contraindications. If you have had stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer, before using be sure to consult your doctor. The tool is not appointed during pregnancy and lactation. Do not use diclofenac in the treatment of children up to 6 years.
If you are taking diclofenac, refrain from drinking alcohol.