Lofnac Enteric Coated Diclofenac Tablets

LOFNAC 100 MG / 50 MG

(Enteric Coated Diclofenac Tablets)

 

Composition

Each Lofnac 100 mg

Enteric coated tablet contains:

Diclofenac Sodium USP 100 mg

 

Each Lofnac 50 mg

Enteric coated tablet contains:

Diclofenac Sodium USP 50 mg

 

Properties and Action

The active agent diclofenac belongs to the non-steroid anit-inflammatory group and exhibits marked anti-rheumatic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Diclofenac inhibits prostaglandin synthetase and has an inhibitory action on platelet aggregation. Lofnac is thus suitable for the treatment of rheumatic states and non-rheumatic pain, inflammatory pain.

Lofnac tablets have protective coating to gastric juices. Lofnac tablets are suitable for patients whose clinical condition indicates a daily dose of 100 mg.

 

Pharmacokinetics

After oral administration, Diclofenac is rapidly and completely absorbed. The plasma concentration are linearly dose dependant.

 

Indications

Rheumatoid arthritis, Ankylosing spondylitis, Acute painful shoulder, Postoperative pain, Musculoskeletal injuries, Dysmenorrheoea, Sprain, Dislocation, Tenosynovitis, tenditis.

 

Normal Doses

Adults: The initial daily dose is usually 150 mg. in general, the daily dose is divided into 2-3 individual administrations (e.g. 2 x 1 Lofnac 50 mg per day or 1 x 1 Lofnac 100 mg per day during long term treatment). Lofnac tablet is taken unchewed with a glass of water before meals. Children over one year old receive 1-3 mg /kg/day.

 

Precautions

Patients with peptic ulcers, with unexplained gastrointestinal disorders, liver or kidney damage, high blood pressure, and elderly patients require attentive medical supervision.

 

Interactions

Simultaneous use of Lofnac with Lithium products or Digoxin products increases the Lithium Digoxin levels in the blood. The simultaneous administration of acetylsalicylic acid leads to decrease in the blood concentration of the active agent Diclofenac.

 

Manufactured in India by

Bliss GVS Pharma Ltd.

10, Dewan Udyog Nagar,

Akiyaki, Palghar, Maharashtra-401 404,

India.

 

Regd. Office: 102, Hyde Park, Saki Vihar Road,

Andheri (E), Mumbai-400 072, India.

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