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Diclofenac Sodium Injection

Diclofenac injection is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat adults with mild to moderate pain.

Diclofenac Sodium Injection is a pain-relieving medicine used to treat pain, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritisosteoarthritis, and acute musculoskeletal injuries. It is administered as an injection when oral administration is not possible1. Here are some key points about it:

  • Uses:

    • Pain Relief: Diclofenac Sodium Injection belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
      • It provides short-term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions affecting joints and muscles.
      • By blocking chemical messengers in the brain that signal pain, it helps relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
      • Take it as prescribed to get the most benefit. Avoid taking more or using it for longer than needed, as that can be dangerous.
      • Generally, use the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time to improve daily activities and quality of life.
  • Common Side Effects:

    • Most side effects do not require medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine.
    • Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them:
      • Limb pain
      • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
      • Edema (swelling)
      • Nausea
      • Headache
      • Dizziness
      • Vomiting
      • Itching
      • Flatulence
      • Indigestion
      • Pain in extremities
  • Safety Considerations:

    • Alcohol: Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Diclofenac Sodium Injection.
    • Pregnancy: It is unsafe to use during pregnancy due to definite evidence of risk to the developing baby1.

Remember to consult your healthcare provider for personalized advice, and if you have further questions or need additional information, feel free to ask! ðŸ˜Š

Diclofenac Sodium Injection

  • Strengths

    25mg/ml, 75mg/ml

  • Fill Volumes

    1ml, 3ml

  • Container

    Glass Ampoule

  • Use

    Diclofenac injection is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat adults with mild to moderate pain.

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