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Diclofenac Sodium Injection I.P.



DC-SAP (Diclofenac Sodium Injection I.P.) is a powerful solution for providing relief from pain. This injection contains Diclofenac Sodium which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This injection is commonly used to treat pain and inflammation in various conditions in the body. Diclofenac works by blocking the production of chemicals that cause pain and inflammation in the body. 

Uses of Diclofenac Sodium

  • Pain 
  • Swelling
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Inflammations
  • Acute injuries
  • Muscle tears
  • Fever
  • Joint pain
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Menstrual Cramps

Side Effects of Diclofenac Injection

  • Pain in the injection site
  • Swelling
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Increase in thirst  
  • Vomiting
  • Limb pain
  • Flatulence
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Heartburn
  • Decrease in urine
  • Bloody urine
  • Black or bloody stools

Dosage and Administration

The dosage of Diclofenac Sodium Injection will depend on the condition of the patient and their response to the medicine. It can also depend on the age, weight, and gender of the patient,

The duration of the course will determined by the healthcare provider. This injection is not self-administrative. 

Expert Advice for Diclofenac Sodium Injection

  • Diclofenac injection is prescribed to get relief from inflammation and pain in the body.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while on the treatment of diclofenac. As it may cause excess dizziness also liver damage. 
  • It is important to inform your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking before starting Diclofenac Sodium Injection. 
  • This injection may affect your vision, so avoid driving after taking this injection. 
  • Keep yourself hydrated. Drink more fluids as this injection causes mouth dryness. 
  • Diclofenac Sodium Injection should be used with caution in individuals who as any history of stomach ulcers or gastrointestinal bleeding.

Frequently Asked Question 

What is a diclofenac sodium injection used for?

Diclofenac sodium injection is used for the short-term treatment of pain and inflammation in the body. 

Is diclofenac sodium a good painkiller?

Diclofenac is mainly used to treat various pain conditions. Diclofenac is supposed to be a good painkiller for short-term pains.

How long does diclofenac injection last?

Diclofenac injection will last an average of 1 to 2 hours. This injection starts work immediately or within 30 minutes to provide relief from pain. 

Is diclofenac safe for pregnancy?

It is not recommended to use Diclofenac Sodium Injection during the third trimester of pregnancy, as it may harm the unborn baby.

Can diclofenac sodium injection used in kidney patients?

This injection should be used with caution in kidney patients.

Is diclofenac safe for the liver?

Long-term use or excess dosage of diclofenac sodium may cause some liver-related issues.

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