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Diclofenac Sodium

Dosing Information

The dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The particular diclofenac sodium product
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you are currently taking.
     
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Dosing With Diclofenac Sodium for more information.)
  

Drug Interactions With Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Diclofenac Sodium).
  

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much diclofenac sodium may have overdose symptoms that could include but are not limited to:
 
  • Bleeding
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Excessive sleepiness.
     
If you happen to overdose on diclofenac sodium, seek immediate medical attention (see Diclofenac Overdose).
 

How Should It Be Stored?

The medication should be stored at room temperature in an airtight container. As always, keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your diclofenac sodium as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is close to the next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Never take a double dose.
 
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