Diclopraz 100/20mg Capsule 10

DICLOFENAC+RABEPRAZOLE
By Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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What is DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule used for?

DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule capsule, tablet is used to relieve pain.

DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule work?

In DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule, Diclofenac belongs to the class of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by blocking the release of chemicals, which cause inflammation. Therefore, it reduces pain.  

Rabeprazole belongs to the class of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It works by reducing the acid content produced by the stomach. Thereby, helps in relieving pain.

How to take DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule capsule, tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet/capsule Do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule. Take DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule with or without food.

If you miss a dose of DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule?

Drugs that interact with DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule are:

  • Acalabrutinib
  • Adefovir
  • Apixaban
  • Atazanavir
  • Betrixaban
  • Cabozantinib
  • Cidofovir
  • Clopidogrel
  • Dasatinib
  • Erlotinib
  • Nelfinavir
  • Rilpivirine

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule?

The following are the most common side effects of DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule:

  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Gas
  • Itchy skin
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Headache
  • Sore throat

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Muscle cramps
  • Blood clots
  • Seizures
  • Tremors
  • Muscle weakness
  • Bloody stools
  • Increased weight
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Increased blood pressure

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule?

  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule
  • Avoid DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule during breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule as it may cause dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Do not stop taking the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Be cautious while taking DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule if you have any kidney or liver impairment.
  • Avoid DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule in case of allergic reactions.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.

You are advised not to take DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule?

  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any hypersensitivity to any of the drugs in DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule

Frequently Asked questions about DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule

  1. Can I take a higher dose of DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule for faster recovery?
  2. No, it is not advisable to change the dose of the drug as the dosage of DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule is prescribed based on the severity of the condition. Therefore, please consult your doctor.

  3. Do I need to follow any dietary precautions while on DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule?
  4. Include fiber-rich diet, such as broccoli, beans and peas as constipation is one of the side effects of DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule.

  5. Can I discontinue taking DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule when I feel better?
  6. Do not stop taking DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.

  7. Is it safe to take DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule during pregnancy?
  8. Do not take DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule during pregnancy as it may affect the growing foetus. However, please consult your doctor.

  9. Can I recommend DICLOPRAZ 0/20mg Capsule to a person suffering from knee pain?
  10. No, it is not advisable to recommend drugs to any person as the severity of the condition may not be the same for every individual. Therefore, please do not recommend any drugs without your doctor’s consent. 

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