Diclofenac Sodium is the sodium salt of diclofenac, NSAID and a derivative of benzene acetic acid that has analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory properties.
- CAS No.: 15307-79-6
- Formula: C14H10Cl2NNaO2
- Molecular Weight: 318.14
- EINECS: 239-346-4
- Melting Point:288-29 0 C
- Boiling Point: 412 C at 760 mmHg
- Flash Point: 203 C
- Solubility: Water solubility: 50 mg/mL
- Appearance: White or off-white powder
How does it work?
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), Diclofenac reduces hormones that lead to inflammation and pain in the body. The gel, plasters or patches containing diclofenac work similarly to the tablet or capsule that you take.
Applications Or where it is used:
Topical diclofenac gel used to relieve pain in certain joints, including those in the knees, ankles, feet, elbows, wrists, and hands, is available without a prescription (over-the-counter). Osteoarthritis pain in the knees is relieved with diclofenac topical solution prescribed by a physician.
Dosage of usage:
Adult and Pediatric Dosage Forms & Strengths
Tablet as potassium: 50 mg
Symptoms include diarrhea, constipation, gas, drowsiness, upset stomach, nausea, heartburn, headache, and dizziness. In the event that these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible.
Warnings and precautions while using this product:
Diclofenac is generally safe to take. If you have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, poor kidney function, or if you smoke, you should consult your healthcare professional.