Tablets coated with prolonged action.
Active ingredient: diclofenac;
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and antirheumatic drugs.
Reduction of pain and inflammation of various degrees at different conditions, including:
- pathology of joints: rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis, acute gout attacks;
- acute musculoskeletal disorders, such as periarthritis (for example, shoulder-palpation periarthritis), tendonitis, tendovaginitis, bursitis;
- other pathological conditions caused by trauma, including fractures, lumbar pain, stretching, dislocation, orthopedic, dental and other minor surgical interventions.
Method of administration and dosage
The drug should be used in the least effective doses for the shortest period of time, taking into account the treatment problem in each patient.
The recommended starting dose of the drug for adults is 75-150 mg per day.
If the symptoms of the disease are most pronounced during the night or in the morning, Voltaren should be used in the evening. The daily dose of the drug should not exceed 150 mg. Pills should be swallowed whole without chewing, scalded with liquid, preferably during meals.
Elderly patients: No clinically significant changes in pharmacokinetics were observed in the use of Voltaren in elderly patients. However, for elderly patients, NSAIDs should be used with extreme caution, as they are more prone to adverse reactions.
Children: Voltaren is contraindicated for the treatment of children due to the high content of the active substance in the tablet.
There is no typical clinical picture of an overdose of diclofenac. Symptoms of an overdose of diclofenac include headache, nausea, epigastric pain, vomiting, gastrointestinal bleeding, diarrhea, dizziness, disorientation, coma, drowsiness, excitement, ear cramps, convulsions. In case of significant poisoning, acute renal failure and liver damage are possible.