Cytopan 50mg Tablet
Cytopan 50mg Tablet has Diclofenac (Na) is NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). Diclofenac (Na) is a simple phenylacetic acid derivative. Cytopan 50mg Tablet resembles both flurbiprofen and meclofenamate. It reduces fever and inflammation and relieves pain. Arthrotec has the side effects of diclofenac and misoprostol. The most common side effects are: stomach pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, nausea, and flatulence, Diarrhea and abdominal pain may resolve after 2-7 days. Magnesium containing antacids worsen diarrhea caused by misoprostol. Taking Arthrotec with food and avoiding antacids containing magnesium may reduce the occurrence of diarrhea.
ARTHROTEC is indicated for treatment of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis in patients at high risk of developing NSAID-induced gastric and duodenal ulcers and their complications. For a list of factors that may increase the risk of NSAID-induced gastric and duodenal ulcers and their complications . Dosage and administration : Use the lowest effective dosage for the shortest duration consistent with individual patient treatment goals
It is used to reduce pain, swelling, and joint stiffness from arthritis. Misoprostol protects the stomach from diclofenac’s irritating effects. This combination medication is used to treat arthritis in people at high risk of getting stomach/intestinal ulcers and complications from the ulcers (such as bleeding).
Diarrhea and stomach/abdominal pain may occur within a few weeks after you start taking this medication, and usually last for about one week. Nausea, heartburn, gas, upset stomach, drowsiness, and dizziness may also occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
When not to use
It is contraindicated in patients with salicylate hypersensitivity or NSAID hypersensitivity who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or other allergic reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal, anaphylactoid reactions to diclofenac have been reported in such patients.