Thuốc Diclofenac and menthol topical

Thuốc Diclofenac and menthol topical
Thuốc Diclofenac and menthol topical

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Tên chung: diclofenac và tinh dầu bạc hà (thuốc nhuộm KLOE fen ak và MEN thol TOP i kal)
Tên thương hiệu: DicloStream

Được xem xét về mặt y tế bởi vào ngày 4 tháng 12 năm 2019 – Được viết bởi Cerner Multum

Diclofenac và tinh dầu bạc hà là gì?

Diclofenac là thuốc chống viêm không steroid (NSAID). mang lại cảm giác mát lạnh khi thoa lên da.

Diclofenac và tinh dầu bạc hà (cho da) là một loại thuốc kết hợp được sử dụng để điều trị viêm xương khớp đầu gối.

Diclofenac và tinh dầu bạc hà cũng có thể được sử dụng cho các mục đích không được liệt kê trong hướng dẫn thuốc này.

Thông tin quan trọng

Diclofenac và tinh dầu bạc hà có thể làm tăng nguy cơ đau tim hoặc đột quỵ gây tử vong. Không sử dụng diclofenac và tinh dầu bạc hà ngay trước hoặc sau phẫu thuật bắc cầu tim (ghép động mạch vành, hoặc CABG). Diclofenac và tinh dầu bạc hà cũng có thể gây chảy máu dạ dày hoặc ruột, có thể gây tử vong.

Trước khi dùng thuốc này

Bạn không nên sử dụng thuốc này nếu bạn bị dị ứng với tinh dầu bạc hà hoặc diclofenac (, Cataflam, Flector, và những người khác), hoặc nếu bạn đã từng bị lên cơn hen suyễn hoặc phản ứng dị ứng nghiêm trọng sau khi dùng aspirin hoặc NSAID.

Hãy cho bác sĩ của bạn nếu bạn đã từng có:

  • heart problems, high blood pressure, or if you smoke;

  • a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot;

  • stomach ulcers, bleeding in your stomach or intestines;

  • fluid retention;

  • asthma; or

  • kidney disease.

Diclofenac can affect ovulation and it may be harder to get pregnant while you are using this medicine. However, using diclofenac and menthol topical during the last 3 months of pregnancy may harm the unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

It may not be safe to breastfeed while using this medicine. Ask your doctor about any risk.

How should I use diclofenac and menthol topical?

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides. Use the lowest dose that is effective in treating your condition.

Do not take by mouth. Topical medicine is for use only on the skin. Do not use on open wounds or irritated skin. Rinse with water if diclofenac and menthol topical gets in your eyes or mouth.

Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand these instructions.

Do not apply this medicine to an open skin wound, or on areas of infection, rash, burn, or peeling skin.

After applying the medicine, wash and dry your hands. Wait until the medicine is completely dry before you cover the knee with clothing. Avoid showering/bathing the treated knee for at least 30 minutes after applying diclofenac and menthol topical.

Wait until the treated skin is completely dry before you apply sunscreen, insect repellant, lotion, or other skin products. Do not allow anyone else to touch the treated skin until it is completely dry.

Do not cover treated skin with a bandage or expose it to heat from a hot tub, heating pad, or sauna. Heat or bandaging can increase the amount of drug absorbed through your skin and may cause harmful effects.

If you use this medicine long-term, your blood pressure will need to be checked often. Your kidney and liver function may also need to be checked.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Apply the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not apply two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call 115.

Overdose symptoms may include drowsiness, lack of energy, nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain.

What should I avoid while using diclofenac and menthol topical?

Avoid getting diclofenac and menthol topical in your eyes. If contact does occur, rinse with water. Call your doctor if you have eye irritation that lasts longer than 1 hour.

Avoid exposing treated skin to heat, sunlight, or tanning beds.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using other medicines for pain, fever, swelling, or cold/flu symptoms. They may contain ingredients similar to diclofenac (such as aspirin, , , or ).

Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of liver damage.

Avoid smoking, since it can also increase your risk of stomach bleeding.

If you are also taking low-dose aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke, do not stop taking it or change your dose without your doctor’s advice. Aspirin should be used for cardiovascular conditions only under the supervision of a doctor.

Diclofenac and menthol topical side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction (hives, difficult breathing, swelling in your face or throat) or a severe skin reaction (fever, sore throat, burning eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash with blistering and peeling).

Stop using this medicine and seek emergency medical attention if you have signs of a heart attack or stroke: chest pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech, feeling short of breath.

Also call your doctor at once if you have:

  • a skin rash, no matter how mild;

  • signs of stomach bleeding–bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;

  • kidney problems–little or no urination, swelling in your feet or ankles, feeling tired or short of breath;

  • liver problems–nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain (upper right side), tiredness, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or

  • low red blood cells (anemia)–pale skin, unusual tiredness, feeling light-headed or short of breath, cold hands and feet.

Serious side effects may be more likely in older adults.

Common side effects may include:

  • skin dryness, redness, itching, or rash;

  • blistering or hardening of the treated skin;

  • numbness, tingling, burning pain;

  • acne;

  • flushing (sudden warmth, redness, or tingly feeling);

  • stomach pain, constipation, diarrhea, gas, heartburn, nausea, vomiting; or

  • dizziness.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Diclofenac and menthol topical dosing information

Usual Adult Dose for Osteoarthritis:

40 drops topically per knee 4 times a day

-Use the lowest effective dose for the shortest duration consistent with treatment goals; application in an amount exceeding or less than the recommended dose has not been studied and is therefore, not recommended.
-To avoid spillage dispense 10 drops at a time directly onto knee or into hand then onto knee; repeat until all drops have been applied.

Use: For the treatment of signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee.

What other drugs will affect diclofenac and menthol topical?

Ask your doctor before using diclofenac and menthol if you take an antidepressant. Taking certain antidepressants with an NSAID may cause you to bruise or bleed easily.

Tell your doctor about all your other medicines, especially:

  • ;

  • digoxin;

  • lithium;

  • methotrexate;

  • ;

  • a blood thinner (warfarin, Coumadin, );

  • aspirin or other NSAIDs (ibuprofen, naproxen, Advil, Motrin, Aleve, celecoxib, , meloxicam, and others;

  • heart or blood pressure medication, including a diuretic or “water pill”; or

  • steroid medicine (prednisone and others).

This list is not complete. Other drugs may affect diclofenac and menthol, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and . Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.

Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

The content of Holevn is solely for the purpose of providing information about Thuốc Diclofenac and menthol topical  and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Please contact your nearest doctor or clinic, hospital for advice. We do not accept liability if the patient arbitrarily uses the drug without following a doctor’s prescription.

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