Uses of Diclofenac+Tolperisone
The combination of Diclofenac + Tolperisone is used to treat painful muscle spasms, back pain (Ex. ankylosing spondylitis), joint pain and swelling (Ex. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis), neck pain, sports injuries and sprains.
Diclofenac: Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Tolperisone: Skeletal Muscle relaxants
How Diclofenac+Tolperisone works
Diclofenac is a pain-relieving medication. It acts by blocking the production of certain chemicals (prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain and inflammation.
Tolperisone is a muscle relaxant. It relaxes skeletal muscles by acting on certain centres of the brain and the spinal cord that controls muscle movements. Together, they reduce muscle spasm and relieves back pain, joint pain and neck pain, sport injuries, etc.
Common side effects of Diclofenac+Tolperisone
- dizziness, headache
- spinning sensation
- nausea, vomiting
- indigestion, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea
- flatulence, loss of appetite
- increased liver enzymes
- skin rashes
When to consult your doctor
Consult your doctor:
- In case of accidental overdosage
- If you experience serious allergic reaction, bloody stools or vomits, severe chest pain, shortness of breath even while lying down, swelling of legs and feet, weakness or numbness on one side of the body, yellow skin and eyes, problems in passing urine, sore throat, high temperature, increased bruising
Health Tips for Diclofenac+Tolperisone
- Take Diclofenac + Tolperisone with or just after meals
- Avoid smoking and consumption of alcohol while undergoing therapy with Diclofenac + Tolperisone to achieve better results
- Drink an adequate amount of water throughout the day to stay hydrated. This is important for overall health and can help minimize the risk of potential side effects
- Diclofenac + Tolperisone should not be taken by pregnant women especially during the last 3 months of pregnancy. Therefore, inform your doctor before taking it