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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
Prostoglandin: It suppresses the release of inflammatory prostoglandings, bioactive ingredients associated with pain in pms. ...Read more
Persistent pain in the left side of lower abdomen, painful urination and back ache. Used cataflam, (diclofenac) Flagyl & doxycycline but pain still persist, help!
I take dabigatran for atrial fibrillation. Is it dangerous if i take cataflam 50 or voltaren (diclofenac) daily for joint pain?
Good: The fact that you have not had a side affect is a good thing. ...Read more
I am taking 150mg cataflam (diclofenac) 1200mg ibuprofen and 2000mg paracetamol every day to manage postoperative pain. How long can I keep this up?
You should not: Too many drugs. Take one drug at ighest dose. ...Read more
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