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Diclofenac Sodium: Oral tablet, extended release

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Diclofenac Sodium 100mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  1041
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Diclofenac Sodium 100mg ER Tab
Actavis Inc. Elizabeth LLC
Pill Identification: LOGO  |  717
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Diclofenac Sodium 100mg ER Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 355 
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Diclofenac Sodium 100mg ER Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: DX 41 
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Diclofenac Sodium 100mg ER Tab
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: GG 904 
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Diclofenac Sodium 100mg ER Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Pill Identification: M 355 
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Diclofenac Sodium 100mg ER Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Pill Identification: M 355 
How This Drug Works
Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs or NSAIDs
NSAIDs reduce pain, inflammation and swelling while helping the body return to a normal temperature. When the body is injured or ill, it releases an enzyme known as COX. NSAIDs help control two specific types of COX enzymes, COX-1 and COX-2.
Non&#45;steroidal Anti&#45;Inflammatory Drugs, or NSAIDs, reduce pain, inflammation and swelling while helping the body return to a normal temperature.<br><br>When the body is injured or ill, it releases Cyclooxygenase, an enzyme commonly known as COX.  COX enzyme increases production of Prostaglandins or &#34;PGs.&#34; While some PG&#39;s are necessary for cell health, others can irritate nerves and cause pain and swelling.  NSAIDs help control two specific types of COX enzymes, COX&#45;1 and COX&#45;2.<br><br>NSAIDs stop both types of COX enzymes from working, thus reducing the level of PGs. Newer NSAIDs are designed to target COX&#45;2 selectively and leave COX&#45;1 alone. Ideally, this reduces pain and inflammation without upsetting the stomach.
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DICLOFENAC (dye KLOE fen ak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. It is used for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.


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Class Name : Topical Anti-inflammatory

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Class Name : Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs/NSAIDs

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Diclofenac Sodium: Oral tablet, extended release
Usage by Gender
54.77%
45.23%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.0%
16.18%
43.98%
39.83%
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