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Chemical Name Drug Type
diclofenac  (pronounced dye KLOE fen ak)nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
 
Brand Name Example(s)Supplied AsStrength
Cambiapowder for reconstitutionpotassium 50 mg
Cataflamtabletpotassium 50 mg
Voltarendelayed release tabletsodium 75 mg, sodium 50 mg, sodium 25 mg
Voltaren-XRtablet, extended releasesodium 100 mg
Zipsorcapsulepotassium 25 mg
Zorvolexcapsule35 mg, 18 mg
 
Generic Name Example(s)Supplied AsStrength
diclofenacdelayed release tabletsodium 75 mg, sodium 50 mg, sodium 25 mg
diclofenactabletpotassium 50 mg
diclofenactablet, extended releasesodium 100 mg
 

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diclofenac sodium er TAB 75MG DR
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What is the most important information I should know about diclofenac?
What is diclofenac?
What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking diclofenac?
How should I take diclofenac?
What happens if I miss a dose?
What happens if I overdose?
What should I avoid while taking diclofenac?
What are the possible side effects of diclofenac?
What other drugs will affect diclofenac?
Where can I get more information?
What does this medication look like?
 
What is the most important information I should know about diclofenac?
Diclofenac can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke.Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).Diclofenac may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal.

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What is diclofenac?
Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that is used to treat mild to moderate pain, or signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis.Diclofenac powder(Cambia)is used to treat a migraine headache attack. Cambiawill only treata headache that has already begun. Itwill not preventheadaches or reduce the number of attacks.Diclofenac may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking diclofenac?
Diclofenac can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke,even if you don't have any risk factors. Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG).Diclofenac may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal.These conditions can occur without warning while you are using diclofenac, especially in older adults.

You should not use diclofenac if you are allergic to it, or if you have ever had an asthma attack or severe allergic reaction after taking aspirin or an NSAID.

Do not useCambiato treat a cluster headache. Do not useZipsorif you are allergic to beef or beef protein.Tell your doctor if you have ever had:

  • heart disease, high blood pressure;
  • ulcers or bleeding in your stomach;
  • asthma;
  • liver or kidney disease; or

  • if you smoke.

Taking diclofenac during the last 3 months of pregnancy may harm the unborn baby.Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

It may not be safe to breastfeed while using this medicine. Ask your doctor about any risk.

Diclofenac is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.


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How should I take diclofenac?

Different brands of diclofenac contain different amounts of this medicine, and may have different uses. If you switch brands, your dose needs may change. Follow your doctor's instructions about how much medicine to take. Ask your pharmacist if you have any questions about the brand of diclofenac you receive at the pharmacy.

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose.Use the lowest dose that is effective in treating your condition.

Swallow thetabletwhole and do not crush, chew, or break it.

TakeZorvolexon an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Dissolve diclofenac powder(Cambia)with 1 to 2 ounces of water. Do not use any other type of liquid. Stir this mixture and drink all of it right away. Diclofenac powder works best if you take it on an empty stomach.

Call your doctor if your headache does not completely go away after takingCambia.

If you use diclofenac long-term, you may need frequent medical tests.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.


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What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose.Do nottake extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

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What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.


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What should I avoid while taking diclofenac?

Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.

Avoid taking aspirin or other NSAIDs unless your doctor tells you to.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using other medicines for pain, fever, swelling, or cold/flu symptoms. They may contain ingredients similar to diclofenac (such as aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, or naproxen).


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What are the possible side effects of diclofenac?

Get emergency medical help if you havesigns of an allergic reaction(hives, difficult breathing, swelling in your face or throat)or a severe skin reaction(fever, sore throat, burning eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash with blistering and peeling).

Get emergency medical help if you havesigns of a heart attack or stroke:chest pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech, feeling short of breath.

Stop using diclofenac and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild;
  • flu-like symptoms;
  • heart problems--swelling, rapid weight gain, feeling short of breath;
  • kidney problems--little or no urinating, painful or difficult urination, swelling in your arms or legs, feeling tired or short of breath;
  • liver problems--nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain (upper right side), tiredness, itching, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or
  • signs of stomach bleeding--bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Common side effects may include:

  • indigestion, gas, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain;
  • diarrhea, constipation;
  • headache, dizziness, drowsiness;
  • abnormal lab tests;
  • itching, sweating;
  • stuffy nose;
  • increased blood pressure; or
  • swelling or pain in your arms or legs.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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What other drugs will affect diclofenac?

Ask your doctor before using diclofenac if you take an antidepressant.Taking certain antidepressants with an NSAID may cause you to bruise or bleed easily.

Tell your doctor about all your other medicines, especially:

  • heart or blood pressure medication, including a diuretic or "water pill";
  • other forms of diclofenac (Arthrotec, Flector, Pennsaid, Solaraze, Voltaren Gel);
  • a blood thinner--warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven; or
  • other NSAIDs--aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve), celecoxib (Celebrex), indomethacin, meloxicam, and others.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may affect diclofenac, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.

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Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about diclofenac.

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What does this medication look like?
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Drug name & Dosage:
diclofenac sodium er TAB 75MG DR

Imprint Side 1:
CTI 103

Manufacturer(s)/Distributor(s): CARLSBAD TECHNOLOGIES

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Drug name & Dosage:
diclofenac sodium er TAB 75MG DR

Imprint Side 1:
CTI 103

Manufacturer(s)/Distributor(s): AVKARE

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Drug name & Dosage:
diclofenac sodium er TAB 75MG DR

Manufacturer(s)/Distributor(s): PACK PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC

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Drug name & Dosage:
diclofenac sodium er TAB 75MG DR

Imprint Side 1:
G-DS-75

Manufacturer(s)/Distributor(s): MYLAN

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Drug name & Dosage:
diclofenac sodium er TAB 75MG DR

Imprint Side 1:
551

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Manufacturer(s)/Distributor(s): ACTAVIS ELIZABETH


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