Reactin (Diclofenac Sodium) reduces pain and swelling caused by joint inflammation such as arthritis as well as acute pain due to injury or surgery. Reactin has anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-pyretic effects and has been theorized by experts to reduce pain by stopping the release of fatty acids known as prostglandins.
How to use Reactin
Reactin (Diclofenac Sodium) helps to target and reduce pain and swelling caused by chronic joint disorders such as arthritis, as well as acute pain due to injury or surgery. This medicine has proven anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-pyretic effects, and experts have theorized that it works by stopping the release of fatty acids known as prostaglandins. These lipid-like substances are responsible for controlling many different mechanisms in the body, including inflammation. Blocking their synthesis can, therefore, treat pain. Its pharmacologic activity may also involve influencing other enzymes and receptors, which could further explain its pain relief benefits. Indications include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, acute symptoms of gout, tendinitis, ankylosing spondylitis, pain from injuries and any other condition as considered necessary by the physician.
Reactin (Diclofenac Sodium) comes as 50mg tablets. There is a variation available which comes in the form of 100mg strength prolonged release tablets. You will be advised by your physician on the required dosage and frequency of administration. Patients will generally be directed to take the tablets by mouth, with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew or otherwise damage the prolonged-release tablets, as this may affect their special release mechanism. Generally, physicians advice low daily dosage which will provide an effective response. ITreatment usually lasts for a short time, and if the physician orders long term treatment, it would be accompanied by regular medical check-ups.
Reactin Side Effects
Patients should be aware that the following side effects could occur during treatment with Reactin (Diclofenac Sodium) tablets. Contact your physician if you experience any of the following due to Reactin treatment:
Drowsy or dizzy feeling
Hearing a buzzing sound
Asides the reactions listed above, there is also a chance that other side effects will occur. Extreme reactions will require immediate medical care, including noticeable reductions in appetite, reduced level of energy, urine discoloration, soreness when urinating, pale colored skin and any other severe adverse effects which have not been referenced here.
Reactin (Diclofenac Sodium) is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug). Treatment may put some patients at risk of stomach complications including ulceration and bleeding.
It is important that you do not drive or involve in strenuous activities if you become tired or dizzy after taking the medicine.
Reactin-100 SR (Diclofenac Sodium) - 100mg (10 Tablets)