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Diclofenac Sodium 25mg Gastro-Resistant Tablets

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Last updated: 30 Sep 2020
Published: 21 Oct 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Adults and elderly

Relief of all grades of pain and inflammation in a wide range of conditions, including:

(i) arthritic conditions: rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, acute gout,

(ii) acute musculo-skeletal disorders such as periarthritis (for example frozen shoulder), tendinitis, tenosynovitis, bursitis,

(iii) other painful conditions resulting from trauma, including fracture, low back pain, sprains, strains, dislocations, orthopaedic, dental and other minor surgery.


Children aged 1-12 years: for treatment of juvenile chronic arthritis

Children aged 9 years and above: for short term treatment of fever related to infections of the ear, nose or throat (ENT), e.g. pharyngotonsillitis, otitis media. As monotherapy or as adjunct therapy with morphine or other opiates (due to its opiate-sparing effect) for the relief of acute post-operative pain

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