VOLTAREN tablets are a drug used as a pain reliever, reduces inflammatory disorders (inflammation), dysmenorrhea, mild to moderate postoperative pain, especially when the patient also has inflammation. Voltaren contains diclofenac sodium, which has a way of working Diclofenac is to inhibit the action of the enzyme cyclooxygenase (COX). This enzyme functions to help form prostaglandins when an injury occurs and causes pain and inflammation.
In the use of this drug MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DOCTOR’S INSTRUCTIONS.
Voltaren Tablet Indication
THIS DRUG INFORMATION IS FOR MEDICAL REASONS ONLY. Relieves pain and reduces inflammation in acute and chronic Rheumatoid arthritis patients, pain in the bones, ankylosing spondylitis.
Voltaren Tablets Benefits
The various benefits of Voltaren 50 mg Tablets are to reduce the following symptoms:
- Inflammatory disorders (inflammatory)
- Dysmenorrhea (menstrual pain)
- Mild to moderate postoperative pain, especially when the patient also experiences inflammation
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Acute migraine
- Uric acid
- Pain due to kidney stones and gallstones
- Chronic pain, for example, in people with cancer.
Voltaren Tablets Dosage
THE USE OF THIS DRUG SHOULD BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS OF THE DOCTOR.
Voltaren Tablets are given at doses:
- For mild to moderate pain: 50 mg is divided into 2-3 times a day.
- For chronic pain or tablets that the body absorbs longer: 75-150 mg/day. The dosage can be increased according to therapeutic indications. Maximum dose 200mg/day
- Must not be given to children under 1 year old
- Children aged > 1 year: dosage adjusted for weight and indications
- Children > 6 years old: 1-3 mg/kg BW/day in divided doses.
Voltaren Tablets should be taken after meals or with food to reduce side effects on the digestive tract. The patient should be adequately hydrated (sufficient fluid) before using Voltaren Tablets.
How to use voltaren tablets
Give immediately after meals.
Voltaren tablets contraindications
Voltaren Tablets Side Effects
Some side effects of Voltaren Tablets that may occur include:
Indigestion such as nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, bloating, bleeding / perforation, heartburn, gastric ulcers and duodenum. Long-term use of drugs containing Diclofenac, patients are usually given medications such as misoprostol, ranitidine 150 mg, or omeprazole 20 mg at bedtime, as a preventive gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
It is not recommended for people with heart failure, heart disease or stroke, although many studies say the side effects of the risk of myocardial infarction are relatively small.
Side effects on liver organs
Side effects on liver organs are rare, and usually reversible. However, cases such as liver necrosis, jaundice, fulminant hepatitis and liver failure have been reported in long-term use and at higher doses. If signs and symptoms consistent with clinical liver disease occur, or if systemic manifestations occur (for example: eosinophilia, rashes, etc.), the use of this drug should be stopped.
Side effects related to mental health in the form of sleep disorders such as insomnia and somnolence.
Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome (LUF)
Luteinized Unruptured Follicle Syndrome (LUF), i.e. Ovulation failure due to egg sac failure resulting in egg (oocyte). The drug can cause temporary infertility in women, especially if its use is long-term.
Bone marrow suppression conditions
Bone marrow suppression conditions such as leukopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombopenia with / without purpura, aplastic anemia may occur but are extremely rare. However, this possibility must be watched, because if it happens, it can be fatal.
Anemia is also reported in patients using NSAIDs. Patients on long-term treatment, hemoglobin and hematocrit levels should be examined if they show signs of anemia symptoms.
Dermatological reactions such as exfoliative dermatitis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis, which can be fatal, can occur during NSAID use. Treatment should be stopped if signs such as rash or hypersensitivity appear.
Menstrual cycle disorders
The drug can also interfere with the normal menstrual cycle.
MUST BE BY PRESCRIPTION.
Asthma or bronchospasm, bleeding disorders, CV disease, history or presence of peptic ulcers. Kidney failure. Old age. Pregnant