How should I use Diclofenac?
Take this drug by mouth with water. Take it as directed on the prescription label at the same time every day. Do not cut, crush or chew this drug. Swallow the tablets whole. You can take this drug with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food. Keep taking it unless your health care provider tells you to stop.
A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time.
Talk to your health care provider about the use of this drug in children. Special care may be needed.
Patients over 65 years of age may have a stronger reaction and need a smaller dose.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of Diclofenac contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: Diclofenac is only for you. Do not share Diclofenac with others.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.