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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Cataflam (Overview)

Cataflam is a pain medication.


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Whats cataflam (diclofenac) for?

Whats cataflam (diclofenac) for?

Pain.: Cataflam is the potassium salt5 of diclofenac. It works more rapidly than diclofenac sodium, because it is more quickly absorbed. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
61 doctors shared insights

Cataflam (Overview)

Cataflam is a pain medication.


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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What is mobic (meloxicam)?

What is mobic (meloxicam)?

Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is usually used to treated painful conditions. ...Read more

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What is voltaren (diclofenac)?

What is voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Is the brand name of diclofenac sodium, a non steroidal antiinflammatory like Ibuprofen ( motrin, advil (ibuprofen) )or naprosyn (naproxen, aleve). It has same possible side effects but probably more expensive ...Read more

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Is sulindac antiinflammitory?

Is sulindac antiinflammitory?

Yes: It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID like ibuprofen, Naproxen and aspirin. It is a prodrug that is metabolized in the liver to the active form which is then excreted in the bile and reabsorbed. After that, in functions in much the same manner as other nsaids. ...Read more

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Is voltaren (diclofenac) useful?

Is voltaren (diclofenac) useful?

Yes: If you are asking from an eye standpoint, it has an fda approved indication for post-cataract surgery inflammation and post-refractive surgery pain. It is often used off-label and effectively for anterior segment pain or inflammation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take acetaminophen w/ mobic (meloxicam)?

Is it safe to take acetaminophen w/ mobic (meloxicam)?

Yes: Mobic (meloxicam) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. You can take Acetaminophen with mobic (meloxicam). ...Read more

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What is diclofenac sod ec 75mg tablets?

What is diclofenac sod ec 75mg tablets?

Non-steroidal anti-: Inflammatory drug (NSAID) brand name voltaren, generic name diclofenac sodium, enteric coated to delay release of med to protect stomach from irritation, 75 mg dose; used for pain, inflammation, arthritis. ...Read more

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Lodine (etodolac) XL tabs side effects?

Lodine (etodolac) XL tabs side effects?

Stomach upset: Etodolac can cause nausea, vomitting, abdominal pain, rash, headache, dizziness, and fluid retention. The most serious side effect, though not common, is GI bleeding. It is similar to other antiinflammatories. ...Read more

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Is mobic (meloxicam) 7.5mg addicting?

Is mobic (meloxicam) 7.5mg addicting?

Not Addicting: No it's not addicting, take it when you have pain and discuss with your doctor how olongapo he or she wants you on it! Don't Worry ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diclofenac sodium tablets with diclofenac gel?

Is it safe to take diclofenac sodium tablets with diclofenac gel?

Usually: But you need to be careful of early onset of side effects. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cataflam (diclofenac) overdose?

There is not one: Cataflam (diclofenac) overdose is not a treatable condition. If you still have pills in your stomach, a lavage (rinsing of stomach) or charcoal may be used to remove the pills or/and prevent absorption of the ones left in the stomach. However, there's no specific antidote to counteract the absorbed medication. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Diclofenac Sodium (Definition)

Diclofenac is in a class of drugs known as nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Ibuprofen is also in this class. These drugs inhibit enzymes (cox 1 and cox 2) which are important in producing a prostaglandin e1. Prostaglandin e1 is responsible for producing inflammation ...Read more