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Diclofenac Sodium BP

Anodyne 50 mg 10X10 Tablet
Anodyne SR 100 mg 5X10 Capsule


Anodyne (Diclofenac Sodium) is one of the most important member of non-steroidal anti-Inflammatory drugs (NSAID). After taking Diclofenac, it absorbs from gastrointestinal tract and achieves peak plasma concentration within 2 hours. It inhibits the bio-synthesis of prostaglandin and thus acts as an analgesic.

Anodyne Tablet: Each tablet contains Diclofenac Sodium BP 50 mg. Anodyne-SR Capsule: Each SR Capsule contains Diclofenac Sodium BP 100 mg in pellet form.

Anodyne is indicated for Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute gout, low back pain, dental pain, post operative pain, dysmenorrhoea, biliary colic etc. and other acute musculo-skeletal disorders such as: frozen shoulder, tendonitis, teno-synovitis, bursitis, sprain, strain and dislocation.

1 tablet 3 times daily after meal or 1 SR Capsule once daily. In severe cases, two SR capsule may be given at 12 hour interval.

Disturbance in stomach and intestine eg. epigastric pain, nausea, diarrhoea, dizziness, headache etc. may occur. Occasionally skin rash, peripheral oedema and abnormalitis of serum transaminase have been reported.

This type of drug should be given with caution in pregnant woman, lactating mother and those patients having a history of liver and kidney dysfunction and peptic ulcer.

Store in a cool, dry place and protected from light. Keep out of reach of children.

Diclofenac is contraindicated in patients with peptic ulcer and in patients with known hypersensitivitis to Diclofenac. Besides if asthmatic attack increases due hypersensitivity to intake of Aspirin or this type of drug, in that case the drug must be avoided.

Anodyne Tablet: Box contains 10x10's tablets in blister strip. Anodyne SR Capsule: Box contains 5 x 10's SR capsules in blister strip.