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Cataspa Tab

Drug brand named Cataspa Tab is manufactured by USV Limited and mainly contents the generic drug Diclofenac.
Package: 10 x 1

Active Ingredients of Cataspa Tab

Diclofenac 50mg Dicyclomine 20mg

Can we use Cataspa Tab during pregnency

Pregnancy C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and wellcontrolled studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Can we use Cataspa Tab during lactation

Lactation L4 There is positive evidence of risk to a breastfed infant or to breastmilk production but the benefits of use in breastfeeding mothers may be acceptable despite the risk to the infant eg if the drug is needed in a lifethreatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective

For what type of diseases Cataspa Tab may be prescribed

Rheumatoid arthritisosteoarthritis musculoskeletal system dysmenorrhoea during post operative and post traumatic period

What are the known Side Effects of Cataspa Tab

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking Cataspa Tab

Diclofenac like other NSAIDs is associated with several suspected or probable interactions that affect the action of other drugs Some examples are discussed below Diclofenac may increase the blood levels of lithium Eskalith by reducing the excretion of lithium by the kidneys Increased levels of lithium may lead to lithium toxicity Diclofenac may reduce the blood pressure lowering effects of blood pressure medications This may occur because prostaglandins play a role in the regulation of blood pressure When diclofenac is used in combination with aminoglycoside antibiotics for example gentamicin Garamycin the blood levels of the aminoglycoside may increase presumably because the elimination of aminoglycosides from the body is reduced This may lead to more aminoglycosiderelated side effects Individuals taking oral blood thinners or anticoagulants for examplewarfarin Coumadin should avoid diclofenac because diclofenac also thins the blood and excessive blood thinning may lead to bleeding Combining NSAIDs with methotrexate Rheumatrex Trexall may reduce the elimination of methotrexate from the body and result in increased side effects from methotrexate

Significance of Cataspa Tab

This medication is an NSAID prescribed for severe pain This medication decreases the hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body

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