Composition : Tablet : A-Fenac ® 25 : Diclofenac Sodium BP 25 mg.
A-Fenac® 50 : Diclofenac Sodium BP 50 mg.
A-Fenac® SR : Sustained Release Diclofenac Sodium BP 100 mg.
Injection : Each 3 ml ampoule of A-Fenac ® injection contains 75 mg Diclofenac Sodium BP.
A-Fenac® Gel : Each 100 g A-Fenac® Gel contains Diclofenac Diethyl amine BP 1.16 g equivalent to Diclofenac Sodium 1 g.
Suppository : A-Fenac® 12.5 : Diclofenac sodium BP 12.5 mg.
A-Fenac® 50 : Diclofenac sodium BP 50 mg.
Indications : A-Fenac® is indicated in the following cases : Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, injuries and manifestations of soft tissue rheumatism, ankylosing spondylitis, acute gout, control of pain & inflammation in orthopaedic, dental & other minor surgery, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, post-operative pain, renal colic & other musculoskeletal disorders.
Dosage & Administration : Usual dosing information : Tablet A-Fenac® should be taken with water during or immediately after meals. Antacid should not be taken within 1 – 2 hours after taking A-Fenac® tablet.
Usual adult dose : Tablet : In adults, the initial dose is 25 – 50 mg three times a day, depending on the severity of the condition.
A-Fenac® SR Tablet : 75 – 150 mg once daily.
Injection : For adults the usual dose is 1 ampoule daily. In serious cases this dose may be increased up to 2 ampoules daily.
Gel : Adult (>12 years) : A small amount (2 – 4 g) of A-Fenac® Gel should be applied 3 – 4 times daily to the affected area and rubbed lightly.
Suppository : Adult : 75 – 150 mg daily in divided doses.
Children (1 – 12 years) : 1 – 3 mg / kg daily in divided doses