Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution 1.5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Diclofenac Sodium: Topical solution (1.5%)

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What is this Medicine?

DICLOFENAC (dye KLOE fen ak) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knees.

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Diclofenac Sodium 1.5% Topical Solution

NDC: 516721358
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Osteoarthritis

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Diclofenac Sodium 1.5% Topical Solution

Reported Side Effects for Diclofenac Sodium 1.5% Topical Solution

Heart Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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