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DiThol

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Overview

What is DiThol?

Diclofenac sodium topical solution 1.5% is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, available as a clear, colorless to faintly pink-orange solution for topical application.

Diclofenac sodium topical solution contains 1.5% w/w diclofenac sodium, a benzeneacetic acid derivative that is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), designated chemically as 2-[(2,6-dichlorophenyl)amino]-benzeneacetic acid, monosodium salt. The molecular weight is 318.14. Its molecular formula is CHClNNaO and it has the following structural formula:

Each 1 mL of solution contains 16.05 mg of diclofenac sodium. In addition, diclofenac sodium topical solution contains the following inactive ingredients: dimethyl sulfoxide USP (DMSO, 45.5% w/w), ethanol, glycerin, propylene glycol and purified water.



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What are the available doses of DiThol?

Diclofenac sodium topical solution 1.5% w/w

What should I talk to my health care provider before I take DiThol?

Pregnancy:

Infertility:

How should I use DiThol?

For temporary relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints associated with • simple backache • arthritis • strains• bruises • sprains

• Adults and children 2 years of age and older: Apply to affected area not more than 4 times daily in one direction, not circular. • Children under 2 years of age, consult a physician • Massage not necessary • Shake well before use


What interacts with DiThol?

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What are the warnings of DiThol?

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What are the precautions of DiThol?

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What are the side effects of DiThol?

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What should I look out for while using DiThol?

Diclofenac Sodium is contraindicated in the following patients:

For external use only

Flammable

When using this product

Stop use and consult a doctor if

If pregnant or breast-feeding,


What might happen if I take too much DiThol?

Symptoms following acute NSAID overdosages have been typically limited to lethargy, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, and epigastric pain, which have been generally reversible with supportive care. Gastrointestinal bleeding has occurred. Hypertension, acute renal failure, respiratory depression, and coma have occurred, but were rare. [].

Manage patients with symptomatic and supportive care following an NSAID overdosage. There are no specific antidotes. Emesis is not recommended due to a possibility of aspiration and subsequent respiratory irritation by DMSO contained in diclofenac sodium. Consider activated charcoal (60 to 100 grams in adults, 1 to 2 grams per kg of body weight in pediatric patients) and/or osmotic cathartic in symptomatic patients seen within four hours of ingestion or in patients with a large overdosage (5 to 10 times the recommended dosage). Forced diuresis, alkalinization of urine, hemodialysis, or hemoperfusion may not be useful due to high protein binding.

For additional information about overdose treatment, contact a poison control center (1-800-222-1222).


How should I store and handle DiThol?

StorageStore at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)StorageStore at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)Diclofenac sodium topical solution 1.5% w/w is supplied as a clear, colorless to slightly pink-orange solution containing 16.05 mg of diclofenac sodium per mL of solution, in a white bottle with a white dropper cap.


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Clinical Information

Chemical Structure

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Clinical Pharmacology

Diclofenac has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic properties. The mechanism of action of diclofenac sodium, like that of other NSAIDs, is not completely understood but involves inhibition of cyclooxygenase (COX-1 and COX-2).

Diclofenac is a potent inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis in vitro. Diclofenac concentrations reached during therapy have produced in vivo effects. Prostaglandins sensitize afferent nerves and potentiate the action of bradykinin in inducing pain in animal models. Prostaglandins are mediators of inflammation. Because diclofenac is an inhibitor of prostaglandin synthesis, its mode of action may be due to a decrease of prostaglandins in peripheral tissues.

Non-Clinical Toxicology
Diclofenac Sodium is contraindicated in the following patients:

For external use only

Flammable

When using this product

Stop use and consult a doctor if

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

No studies of interactions between Tranexamic acid and other drugs have been conducted.

Clinical trials of several COX-2 selective and nonselective NSAIDs of up to three years duration have shown an increased risk of serious cardiovascular (CV) thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke, which can be fatal. Based on available data, it is unclear that the risk for CV thrombotic events is similar for all NSAIDs. The relative increase in serious CV thrombotic events over baseline conferred by NSAID use appears to be similar in those with and without known CV disease or risk factors for CV disease. However, patients with known CV disease or risk factors had a higher absolute incidence of excess serious CV thrombotic events, due to their increased baseline rate. Some observational studies found that this increased risk of serious CV thrombotic events began as early as the first weeks of treatment. The increase in CV thrombotic risk has been observed most consistently at higher doses.

To minimize the potential risk for an adverse CV event in NSAID-treated patients, use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration possible. Physicians and patients should remain alert for the development of such events, throughout the entire treatment course, even in the absence of previous CV symptoms. Patients should be informed about the symptoms of serious CV events and the steps to take if they occur.

There is no consistent evidence that concurrent use of aspirin mitigates the increased risk of serious CV thrombotic events associated with NSAID use. The concurrent use of aspirin and an NSAID, such as diclofenac, increases the risk of serious gastrointestinal (GI) events [].

The following adverse reactions are discussed in greater detail in other sections of the labeling:

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Reference

This information is obtained from the National Institute of Health's Standard Packaging Label drug database.
"https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/"

While we update our database periodically, we cannot guarantee it is always updated to the latest version.

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