Diclofenac Gel (Plain)
Diclofenac has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties.Diclogel gel (applied to the skin) is used to relieve pain associated with recent muscle or joint injuries such as sprains, strains, or sports injuries. It also relieves pain from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis etc.
Diclofenac diethylamine (1.16% w/w eq to 1% w/w Diclofenac Sodium) & Chlorocresol (0.10% w/w).
* Chlorocresol may not be present in some formulations
Class – NSAIDS
Brand– Dypen Gel
Mechanism Of Action
The mechanism of action of Diclofenac GEL, like that of other NSAIDs, is not completely understood but involves inhibition of cyclooxygenase (COX-1 and COX-2). Diclofenac is a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis in vitro.
Dosage- 2-3 times in a day or SOS L. A
Used As – In Joint Pain, Headache, Sprain
Contraindicated – Safe in Pregnancy – L. A
L. A – Local Application