What is DFO gel used for?
About DFO Gel 50 gm DFO Gel 50 gm is a topical analgesic (pain killer) primarily taken to relieve acute musculoskeletal pain and pain of osteoarthritis of joints. It reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness thereby improving your ability to move and flex the joint.
What is the full form of DFO gel?
Medical Description DFO gel is a topical pain relief gel. It is a combination of Diclofenac, Methyl. DFO gel also helps to relieve pain due to sprains, strains, neck or shoulder pain, muscle stiffness, joint pain, back pain.
What is use of diclofenac gel IP?
Nonprescription (over-the-counter) diclofenac topical gel (Voltaren Arthritis Pain) is used to relieve pain from arthritis in certain joints such as those of the knees, ankles, feet, elbows, wrists, and hands. Prescription diclofenac topical solution (Pennsaid) is used to relieve osteoarthritis pain in the knees.
What is Diclo 10% in PLO gel used for?
This medication is used to relieve joint pain from arthritis. Diclofenac belongs to a class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). If you are treating a chronic condition such as arthritis, ask your doctor about non-drug treatments and/or using other medications to treat your pain.
Can DFO gel be used for headache?
DFO 4X Gel 50 gm is used to treat aches and pains, along with problems of musculoskeletal and joint pain. It is helpful in the conditions of acute migraine headache, muscle pain, dental pain, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis or painful menses.
Can DFO gel be used in pregnancy?
DFO 4X Gel is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks.
Can we use DFO gel during pregnancy?
DFO 4X Gel is not recommended if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and you should not use it if you are already taking diclofenac (or other similar) tablets.
Is diclofenac a strong painkiller?
Diclofenac needs a prescription by your healthcare provider and is considered a more potent NSAID than ibuprofen. For arthritis, diclofenac is usually dosed as 25 to 50 mg up to a daily dose of 150 mg. Ibuprofen is prescribed at higher doses of 800 mg up to a daily dose of 3200 mg.
Is diclofenac gel safe?
Diclofenac topical can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, even if you don’t have any risk factors. Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG). Diclofenac topical may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal.
How long does it take for diclofenac 75mg to work?
This medicine usually begins to work within one week, but in severe cases up to two weeks or longer may pass before you begin to feel better. Several weeks may pass before you feel the full effects of this medicine. You may take this medicine with or without food.
Can diclofenac 3% gel be used for pain?
Diclofenac topical 3% gel is also used to treat actinic keratosis, a skin problem that may become cancerous if not treated. The exact way that topical diclofenac helps this condition is unknown. Diclofenac topical solution is used to treat pain and swelling caused by osteoarthritis of the knees.
How do you use DFO 4X spray?
DFO 4X Gel may be used 2 to 4 times a day on the affected area depending on how severe your condition is. It should be applied slowly and evenly to the skin until it is rubbed in. You should not use it too often and you should not cover the treated area with a bandage or plaster.