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Overview

Kadiflam Tablet is used for Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Acute gout, Ankylosing spondylitis, Back pain, Sprains and strains, Soft tissue sports injuries, Frozen shoulder, Dislocations and fractures, Tendonitis, Bone and joint surgery, Dental and minor surgery and other conditions. Kadiflam Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Kadiflam Tablet contains Diclofenac Sodium as an active ingredient.
Kadiflam Tablet works by reducing the substances in the body that cause inflammation and pain.
Metiska Farma manufactures Kadiflam Tablet.
Detailed information related to Kadiflam Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Kadiflam Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Kadiflam Tablet Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Kadiflam Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Learn more: Side-effects

Precautions

Before using Kadiflam Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Interactions with Kadiflam Tablet

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Kadiflam Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Kadiflam Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Learn more: Interactions

Medicines not to use with Kadiflam Tablet

Hypersensitivity to Kadiflam Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Kadiflam Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Asthma
  • Children under the age of 14 years
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Pregnant
  • Urticaria
Learn more: Contraindications

Composition and Active Ingredients

Kadiflam Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Kadiflam Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Kadiflam Tablet - Packages: 5 Strip with 10 Tablet
Kadiflam Tablet - Strengths: 50Mg, 25Mg

Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

Kadiflam Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Kadiflam Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    No
  • Is Kadiflam Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Kadiflam Tablet be used for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis?
    Yes, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are among the most common reported uses for Kadiflam Tablet. Please do not use Kadiflam Tablet for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Kadiflam Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Kadiflam Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Kadiflam Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Kadiflam Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 1, 2, 3, 4

Overdosage of Kadiflam Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Kadiflam Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 5, 6, 7

Storage of Kadiflam Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Kadiflam Tablet.
References: 8, 9, 10, 11

Expired Kadiflam Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Kadiflam Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 12, 13

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

References

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  5. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). Prescription Drugs: Abuse and Addiction. Report Research Series - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  6. eMedicinehealth (2016). Drug Overdose Overview - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Unintentional drug poisoning in the United States - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. Put your medicines up and away and out of sight - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  9. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. The quick scoop: medicines and your family: safely storing and disposing of medicines - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  10. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. How to dispose of unused medications - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. World Health Organization: Information sheet: Pharmaceuticals in drinking-water - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  12. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  13. Harvard Medical School (2016). Drug Expiration Dates - Do They Mean Anything? - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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