- Acetylsalicylic Acid
- Diclofenac Diethylamine
- 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 Flector* used for?
Generic for Flector* (Diclofenac Diethylamine) is a topical patch used to relieve acute pain caused by minor strains, sprains, and contusions (bruises). Diclofenac Diethylamine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug that works by reducing pain-causing hormones in the body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Flector*?
The dosage of Generic for Flector* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Flector*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to use Generic for Flector* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, use 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 dose to make up for the missed dose.
What if you overdose on Generic for Flector*?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an Overdose of Generic for Flector*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Flector*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Flector*.
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 Flector*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Flector* can interact with blood thinners and ACE inhibitors.
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 Flector*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Flector* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Flector* 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 Flector* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Flector* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Flector* can cause side effects such as dryness, burning, itching, peeling, or scaling at the application site; nausea; headache and vomiting. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Flector*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Flector*?
Is it possible for me to use Generic for Flector* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I use Generic for Flector*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Flector*?
How will Generic for Flector* work in my body?
How should Generic for Flector* be used?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Flector* 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. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Flector* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.