Dicloran A Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:13 am

Uses of Dicloran A Tablet

Dicloran A Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Pain Relief, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Side effects of Dicloran A Tablet

The most common side effects of Dicloran A Tablet are – Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Sleep Disturbance, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea,Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Dicloran A Tablet

Do not use Dicloran A Tablet if you are allergic to – Diclofenac, Paracetamol – Acetaminophen

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Dicloran A Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Dicloran A Tablet works

Dicloran A Tablet contains – Diclofenac, Paracetamol – Acetaminophen

Diclofenac works by blocking the action of a substance in the body called cyclo-oxygenase (COX), Diclofenac blocks the production of these prostaglandins and this reduces inflammation and pain.

Dosage of Dicloran A Tablet

The dosage of Dicloran A Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Dicloran A Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Dicloran A Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- acetaminophen: Increased risk of adverse renal effects with long-term concurrent use.

anticoagulants, thrombolytics: Prolonged PT, increased risk of bleeding.

antihypertensives: Decreased antihypertensive effectiveness.

aspirin, other NSAIDs, salicylates: Increased GI irritability and bleeding, decreased diclofenac effectiveness.

beta blockers: Impaired antihypertensive effect.

cefamandole, cefoperazone, cefotetan, plicamycin, valproic acid: Increased risk of hypoprothrombinemia.

cimetidine: Altered blood diclofenac level.

colchicine, corticotropin long-term use, glucocorticoids, potassium supplements:Increased GI irritability and bleeding.

cyclosporine, gold compounds, nephrotoxic drugs: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity.

digoxin: Increased blood digoxin level.

insulin, oral antidiabetics: Decreased effects of these drugs.

lithium: Increased risk of lithium toxicity.

loop diuretics: Decreased diuretic effects.

methotrexate: Increased risk of methotrexate toxicity.

phenytoin: Increased blood phenytoin level potassium-sparing diuretics: Increased risk of hyperkalemia.

probenecid: Increased diclofenac toxicity.

Food :- food: Delayed absorption of delayed-release tablets.

Activity :- alcohol use: Increased risk of GI irritability and bleeding.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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