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Brief Overview About Cataflam 50 MG Tablets (Diclofenac 50mg)
Cataflam 50 MG tablets is a brand name for the medication that is used to relieve painful conditions such as mild to moderate pain, symptoms or signs of rheumatoid arthritis, or osteoarthritis. This medication is also used to treat menstrual cramps. Generic Diclofenac is the functional ingredient as generic present in Cataflam 50 mg tablets, which belongs to the class of NSAID (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Other conditions of pain, swelling, joint stiffness, or sports injuries are treated using Cataflam medication.
What is a mechanism of action of Cataflam 50 MG Tablets (Diclofenac 50mg)?
Cataflam 50 mg tablets (Diclofenac) being a NSAID moiety helps to work on the reducing the substances that cause pain and inflammation in the body. Diclofenac is an analgesic and an anti-pyritic moiety that involves the inhibition of the synthesis of prostaglandins. Thus, this medication inhibits the (Cyclooxygenase) COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes that assist in the production of prostaglandins. This aids in the reduction of pain and swelling in the body.
What is the dosing schedule of Cataflam 50 MG Tablets (Diclofenac 50mg)?
Cataflam 50mg medication is accessible as orally administered tablets that need to be taken with oral route using water and with or without the food.
- The dosing regimen of Cataflam tablets 50 mg for relieving the conditions of osteoarthritis is given as 100-150 mg dose per day in divided doses as 50 mg given for 2 or 3 times daily.
- The oral dose for treating pain and inflammation associated with joint and musculoskeletal disorders for an adult patient is 75-150 mg dose given daily in divided doses. The maximum dose, in this case, should not be more than 150 mg per day.
- The dose for the relief of rheumatoid arthritis is 150-200 mg per day given in divided doses as the 50mg dose for three or four times daily.
Missed dose: Take missed dose if you remind it before the time of your next dose but do not take it with the next dose.
Overdose: Immediately contact the physician if you take too much of Cataflam tablets 50 mg.
What are the drug interactions of Cataflam 50 MG Tablets (Diclofenac 50mg)?
- Drugs That Interfere with Homeostasis
- Angiotensin Receptor Blockers
- ACE Inhibitors
- NSAIDs and Salicylates
- CYP2C9 Inhibitors or Inducers
What are the adverse effects of Cataflam 50 MG Tablets (Diclofenac 50mg)?
- Abdominal pain
- Skin rashes
When should you not take Cataflam 50 MG Tablets (Diclofenac 50mg)?
- You should not take Cataflam 50mg medicine if you are breastfeeding, a pregnant woman or suspected to be pregnant.
- Use of Cataflam tablets 50 mg is conflicting in children below 18years and geriatric people above 65yearsof age.
- Patients with renal, hepatic, gastric or intestinal ulcers, heart, bleeding, or respiratory disorder should not use Cataflam tablets 50 mg.
- Use of Cataflam is contradictory if you have an allergic response to any moiety of Cataflam 50mg medication.
What safety measures should be followed while using Cataflam 50 MG Tablets?
- Patients using Cataflam 50 mg medication should refrain from driving and other such activities because of dizziness and other side effects of the drug.
- You should never consume alcohol while using Cataflam tablets 50 mg, as this can cause excessive sleepiness and aggravation of side effects.
- If you observe worsening of any of the side effects then immediately consult the physician.
- Do not share your medication with any person if they still have similar symptoms.