What is Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium) used for?
Neo-pyrazon® is commonly used for:
- For the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and other rheumatic disorders
- For the treatment of pain and other discomforts associated with minor surgery, oral surgery, tonsillectomy, anorectal surgery, childbirth, sports injuries, and accidental trauma
How should I take Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium)?
This drug should be taken with food or immediately after meals. Swallow it whole without crushing, chewing, or dissolving it in liquid.
How do I store Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium)?
Neo-pyrazon® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Neo-pyrazon® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Neo-pyrazon® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Neo-pyrazon® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium)?
Before using this drug, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to any ingredients of Neo-pyrazon®.
During the period of treatment, there may decrease the speed of psychomotor reactions. With worsening blurred vision after application of eye drops, you should not drive and do other potentially danger activities.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
Diclofenac should not be used by pregnant and nursing mothers for possible side effects on the cardiovascular system of the newborn.
What side effects can occur from Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium)?
Some side effects can occur when using this drug, such as:
- Abdominal pain and discomfort in the epigastrium
- Erosive-ulcerative lesions
- Gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation
- Abnormal liver function
- Inflammation of the colon bleeding
- Exacerbation of ulcerative colitis
- Irritability fatigue
- Visual disturbances (blurred, double vision)
- Mental disorders
- Renal failure
- Hair loss
- Skin rash
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium)?
Neo-pyrazon® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Products that may interact with this drug, include:
- ACE inhibitors
Does food or alcohol interact with Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium)?
Neo-pyrazon® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium)?
Neo-pyrazon® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
These health conditions are:
- Liver diseases
- Kidney diseases
- Gastrointestinal history
- Heart failure
- After major surgery
- Rectal diseases
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium).
What is the dose of Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium) for an adult?
Take 1 tablet 2-3 times per day.
The maximum oral daily dose for adults is 150 mg.
What is the dose of Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium) for a child?
The pediatric use and dose for this drug have not been established.
How is Neo-pyrazon® (diclofenac sodium) available?
Neo-pyrazon® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Neo-pyrazon® 50 mg enteric-coated tablets
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Neo-pyrazon®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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