Difenax (Diclofenac Na)
Active ingredients- Diclofenac Na
Difenax (Diclofenac Na) is used for treating seditious and degenerative varieties of rheumatism: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis; osteoarthritis; ankylosing spondylitis;and spondylarthritis. It also is used for taking care of aching symptoms of the vertebral column.
Besides, Dolfenax may also be used for taking care of non-articular rheumatism, severe attacks of gout, agonizing postoperative and posttraumatic swelling or inflammation like after a orthopedic or dental surgery. Other condition includes seditious and Painful conditions during gynecology –for example, major dysmenorrhea or adnexitis.
It also is used as an adjuvant in acute hurting inflammatory infectivity of the nose, ear or throat for example- otitis, pharyngotonsillitis.
Dosage and administration
Adults: normal Dose: Difenax 25 mg three times at regular intervals or Difenax 50 mg two daily at appropriate intervals.
Protection Dose: Difenax 25 mg thrice a day or as recommended by the doctor.
The drug must be consumed whole with water before or after food, using it after food helps negate the adverse effects. Avoid using alcohol during the therapy period.
· Patients allergic to diclofenac sodium or any other active ingredients;
· Patients suffering from peptic ulcer;
· Like any other NSAIDs, Difenax is also not recommended in subjects in whom attacks of urticaria, asthma, or severe rhinitis are induced by aspirin or by supplementary medicines with prostaglandin synthetase restraining action.
Precise analysis and close therapeutic observation is essential in subjects with GI problems (such as, GI ulceration, Crohn’s diseases or ulcerative colitis), acute hepatic impairment.
Keen observation is required when taking Difenax in subjects with impaired renal or cardiac function, in subjects under diuretic treatment and those improving from primary surgical operations.
In exceptional conditions, Difenax ought to be inhibited when GI bleeding or peptic ulceration takes place.
For extended therapy of Difenax as with any supplementary NSAIDs, blood counts, renal and hepatic functions are observed as protective methods.
Administration during pregnancy: For the period of pregnancy, Difenax must be taken only in the lowest effectual quantity and only for persuasive causes. This is appropriate predominantly in the final 3 mths of pregnancy (due to the chance of uterine inertia and/or untimely closing of the ductus arteriosus).