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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. James Krick
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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


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Can a person get a high off cataflam (diclofenac)?

Can a person get a high off cataflam (diclofenac)?

No: Cataflam (diclofenac) is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory medication w/out known abusive/dependence properties. It is unknown to cause any pleasurable effects as it doesn't affect the respective centers of the brain. ...Read more

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Can a person get high off of cataflam (diclofenac)?

Can a person get high off of cataflam (diclofenac)?

Not really.: It does cross the blood brain barrier, and in older patients may cause hallucinations. However, the vast majority, if a CNS issue is noted, it is lightheadedness. I have neverheard of it being a euphoriant. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to take 4 oral capsules of cataflam 50 mg (diclofenac) per day?

See details: That is considered the absolute maximum dose. Why are you taking it in the first place. Cataflam (diclofenac) is not my favorite because of data suggesting an increased cardiac risk and liver inflammation with long term use. ...Read more

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I took 20 tablets of 50mg cataflam (diclofenac) 9 hours ago(immediately regretted it) but u feel fine, will i be ok?

Seek help: Please seek help immediately , you can develop serious problems with your stomach and kidneys with that large a dose. Please also seek counseling and get help for how you are feeling. ...Read more

Cataflam (Definition)

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