Divon 100 MG Tablet SR

Manufactured byMicro Labs Ltd.
ContainsDiclofenac
Description

Divon 100 MG Tablet SR is a Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) drug used to treat pain associated with conditions like Gout, Migraine, Rheumatoid Arthritis, sprains of muscles and joints and in mild to moderate fever in some cases.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Divon 100 MG Tablet SR

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Tinnitus

Uses of Divon 100 MG Tablet SR

What is it prescribed for?

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Migraine
  • Bursitis
  • Tendinitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 10-30 minutes of consumption. Note: Potassium salts of Diclofenac act faster than the Sodium salts as they are absorbed faster from the Gastro-Intestinal Tract.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine typically lasts for an average of 1-2 hours. However, the time might vary depending upon the dosage form administered.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, etc.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Divon 100 MG Tablet SR is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to medicines belonging to NSAIDs. Severe allergic conditions like Asthma and Urticaria can be triggered in such cases.

Peptic Ulcer

Divon 100 MG Tablet SR is not recommended if you have peptic ulcer or are suspected of having it. It could cause severe swelling and bleeding in the stomach, colon and anus.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

Divon 100 MG Tablet SR is not recommended for relieving pain after you have undergone a CABG produced due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Effect on heart

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects on the heart, especially after a prolonged use. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Divon 100 MG Tablet SR should not be taken to relieve pain before or after undergoing a coronary artery bypass surgery due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Gastro-intestinal toxicity

This medicine may cause damage to the stomach, intestines, liver, etc., especially on prolonged use. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. Report any symptoms such as chronic indigestion, blood in stool or vomit, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Skin allergies

This medicine may cause fatal skin allergies without any warnings in some patients. Signs and symptoms such as rashes, hives, fever, or other allergic symptoms should be reported to the doctor without any delay. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Fluid retention and edema

This medicine may cause fluid retention and edema in some patients. Close monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels, and heart function may be required based on the clinical condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases.

Missed Dose

Oral, topical and rectal forms: The missed dose of Divon 100 MG Tablet SR should be used as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Since Divon 100 MG Tablet SR injection is usually administered by a healthcare professional in a clinical or hospital setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

Oral, topical and rectal forms: Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose with Divon 100 MG Tablet SR. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Methotrexate

Ramipril

Adefovir

Apixaban

Ketorolac

Disease interactions

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of NSAID-sensitive asthma. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the renal function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Heart Disease

This medicine may cause a heart attack, stroke, or other associated symptoms after a prolonged use. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of heart diseases. Close monitoring of heart function is recommended for such patients. Report any symptoms such as a chest pain, shallow breathing, speech slurring, weakness, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Oral, topical and rectal forms: Use Divon 100 MG Tablet SR as advised by your doctor. You may take the oral form of this medicine with or after food. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: Divon 100 MG Tablet SR should be administered by a trained healthcare professional as per the doctor's instructions, after a test dose. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Divon 100 MG Tablet SR works by reducing the formation of certain substances in the body that are responsible for causing pain and swelling.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents

Schedule

Schedule H

Diclofenac | C14H11Cl2NO2 - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 23 February 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/3033#section

Diclofenac: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 6 March 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a689002.html
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