Voveran Sr 100 (Diclofenac)
Active ingredient: Diclofenac
Product Code: PR10314
What is Voveran Sr 100?
Voveran SR is a sustained release formulation of Voveran meant for slow and extended release in to the blood stream. It has a long duration of action and is used for its anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic actions.
Classification and Mode of Action
Voveran SR has diclofenac in sodium or potassium salts as the active drug. It is an NSAID – Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It exhibits analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic actions. It acts by inhibiting COX – cyclooxygenase which is responsible for the synthesis of prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are substances that initiate the inflammatory process.
Looking after your drug
Store it at temperatures below 300C and away from moisture and direct heat. Check expiry before use.
How to take Voveran Sr 100?
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not break or crush an SR tablet as it will speed up its absorption and can cause side-effects.
Kindly consult your doctor for the dose.
Seek medical aid or call your poison control.
Take it as soon as you remember. If it already time for the next dose then skip it. Do not double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Long term use of this medicine may cause gastric mucosal erosion leading to ulcers. It may cause cardiovascular events or stroke due to formation of clots. Consult your doctor before initiating treatment. Avoid consuming alcohol for at least 48 hours after taking the last dose.
· Gastric upset
· Bloating, dyspepsia
· Epigastric pain
· Gastric ulcers
· Headache and dizziness
When should Voveran Sr 100 not be used?
Peptic ulcers, gastritis, after CABG or cardiac procedures, cardiovascular disease, bleeding disorders
How long should you take Voveran Sr 100?
As long as your doctor recommends