What happens if a child takes diclofenac?

What happens if a child takes diclofenac?

What happens if a child takes diclofenac?

Diclofenac may cause stomach pain, indigestion and heartburn, and your child may feel sick or be sick (vomit). You can help to reduce this by giving diclofenac with food. If these symptoms carry on, they may be signs of irritation to the stomach and oesophagus (food pipe). Contact your doctor if this happens.

Can Voltaren cream have side effects?

swelling, rapid weight gain; severe headache, blurred vision, pounding in your neck or ears; little or no urination; liver problems–nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain (upper right side), tiredness, itching, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);

Can you overdose Voltaren 50?

Taking too much diclofenac sodium does not usually cause serious problems. The person may have some stomach pain and vomiting (possibly with blood). However, these symptoms will likely get better. In rare cases, a blood transfusion is needed.

What is the antidote of diclofenac?

No specific antidotes for NSAID poisoning exist. Patients with significant toxicity who develop severe acidosis may require supportive treatment with intravenous sodium bicarbonate.

How long can you take Voltaren 50?

The usual dose is 50 mg to 100 mg (1 to 2 tablets) beginning as soon as cramps begin. This is usually followed by 1 tablet three times each day until the pain goes away, but for no longer than 3 days.

What is the side effects of diclofenac?

Diclofenac may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • diarrhea.
  • constipation.
  • gas or bloating.
  • headache.
  • dizziness.
  • ringing in the ears.

    Can I put Voltaren on my back?

    ² If you injure your back in this way, the soft tissues become inflamed. This inflammation causes pain, and you might get muscle spasms. ⁶ This explains why anti-inflammatory medicines such as diclofenac, the active ingredient in Voltaren, can be effective at reducing back pain.

    How long does diclofenac 50 mg stay in your system?

    When you stop taking diclofenac tablets or capsules, or stop using the suppositories, the effects will wear off after about 15 hours.