What is nediclon?

Nediclon® is a medicine that belongs to the line of drugs withanti-inflammatory and antirheumatic effect with analgesic action, since it contains as an active ingredient diclofenac sodium(1), a chemical compoundfor the short-term treatment of musculoskeletal ailments.

To highlight: This medicine is manufactured in Mexico by the company namedBruluagsa, S.A. de C. V. (2)

What is nediclon for?

  • Nediclon® thanks to its active ingredient, inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins PGE2 and thromboxane TBX1 avoiding its sensitizing effect on pain receptors, for the relief of inflammatory and painful conditions.
  • It is used to treat:
    • Inflammatory and painful conditions of rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and episodes of acute gout. (3)
    • In the case of pain and post-surgical inflammation in dental and orthopedic surgery.
    • Post-traumatic injuries.
    • Primary dysmenorrhea.
    • Low back pain, periarthritis, tenosynovitis and bursitis.

Dosage and routes of administration of nediclon

Nediclon® is sold as100mg diclofenac sodium, extended-release tablets. The route of administrationis oraland the dose for informational purposes may be as follows:

  • Adults: For short-term therapy such as in the long-term treatment of painful conditions, a dose of 1 tablet of 100 mg per day is recommended.

Nediclon Side Effects

Clinical data indicate that the therapeutic use of nediclon® may cause some of the following adverse effects  in certain patients :

  • Allergic reactions due to contact with any component of the formula.
  • Epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea .
  • Abdominal cramps, dyspepsia, flatulence and anorexia.
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding, gastric or intestinal ulcer with or without bleeding or perforation.
  • Aphthous stomatitis, glossitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, constipation , and pancreatitis.
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome .
  • Headaches, dizziness, vertigo and drowsiness.

Important: Please stop using it and consult your doctor if you experience any symptoms described or others not included in this list.

Contraindications and warnings of nediclon

Treatment with nediclon® is contraindicated in the following situations:

  • Hypersensitivity to any component of the formula.
  • Patients with peptic ulcer .
  • Bleeding from the digestive tract.
  • During the period of pregnancy or during Breastfeeding

You should know: Provide all information about your health history to your doctor, before starting treatment with nediclon®.

Avoid if you have:

  • History of acute allergy after the administration of acetylsalicylic acid .
  • History of asthma attacks, urticaria or acute rhinitis.
  • History of hypersensitivity to diclofenac sodium.

Warnings:

  • Medications such as nediclon®, must be administered with a prescription or prescription.
  • Treatment with nediclon® must be constantly monitored, in treatment with people with gastric problems.
  • Diclofenac has been reported to increase plasma concentrations of lithium by decreasing its renal excretion, so caution should be exercised in its administration.
  • You must inform your doctor if you are being medicated with other drugs for other pathologies.
  • This pharmaceutical product must be kept out of the reach of children.

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