- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride
- Diclofenac Diethylamine
- Drotaverine–Mefenamic Acid
- Halobetasol Propionate
- Ipratropium Bromide–Albuterol/Salbutamol
- Ketorolac Tromethamine
- Loteprednol Etabonate
- Mefenamic Acid
- Sodium Cromoglycate/Cromolyn
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Cataflam* used for?
Generic for Cataflam* (Diclofenac) is prescribed for the treatment of mild-to-moderate pain and inflammation caused by a number of conditions including arthritis, menstrual periods, and so on. This medicine belongs to a class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, which work by reducing certain substances that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Diclofenac eye drops is used to treat pain, swelling, and sensitivity to light caused by certain eye surgeries.This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Cataflam*?
The dosage of Generic for Cataflam* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Cataflam* tablet by mouth with a full glass of water.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Cataflam*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Cataflam* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Cataflam*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Cataflam*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Cataflam*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Cataflam*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Cataflam*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Cataflam* can interact with other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, ACE inhibitors, blood thinners, and anti-platelet drugs.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Cataflam*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Cataflam* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Cataflam* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Cataflam* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Cataflam* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Cataflam* tablet can cause side effects such as constipation, upset stomach, heartburn, dizziness, ringing in the ears, bloating, and headache. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are chest pain, shortness of breath, seizures, slurred speech, and sudden changes in vision.
Diclofenac eye drops can cause side effects such as eye redness, itching, burning, or stinging.
This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Cataflam*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Cataflam*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Cataflam* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Cataflam*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Cataflam*?
How will Generic for Cataflam* work in my body?
How should Generic for Cataflam* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Cataflam* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. Before using Generic for Cataflam*, tell your doctor if you have blood disorder, ulcer, liver disease, kidney disease, heart disease, and high blood pressure. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding. While using this medicine, limit intake of alcohol. Avoid prolonged exposure to sun.