All the medicines have some sort of side effects and it’s always advisable to check with your physician regarding the common side effects of Diclofenac. The usual side effects are gastric irritation, vomiting, headache, indigestion etc. Go for the advice of a physician at the earliest when you develop any of the above mentioned problems while using Diclofenac.
Rigorous allergic reactions can occur when you are on Diclofenac therapy, to name a few are, skin rashes, breathing problems, inflammation of tongue or lips, bleeding, ulcer, change in the discharge of urine, stomach ache, bleeding after menopause, excess weight, dizziness, fatigue etc.
This is just an incomplete list of side effects the above mentioned are a few symptoms which are quite common. If you apprehensive you can always seek the advice of a medical expert.FDA also provide answers related to Diclofenac problems.
Inhibitors in Diclofenac act on the entire body system which may result in the malfunctioning of some vital organs; this also may lead to diarrhea, ringing in the ears, inflammation etc. These are indications of a serious problem you are going to face in the future, more often a grave consequence. As in the case of other NSAIDs drugs Diclofenac may lead to a heart problem. There always is an element of risk when people take Diclofenac who has a history of cardiac problem.
Patients are exposed to the risk of bleeding and this can occur without any prominent signs. The risk is accelerated in cases where the drug is used for a longer duration. Aged people and patients with poor physical condition who are in the habit of consuming excess dose are subjected to cardiac failure. Consuming alcohol along with Diclofenac also increases the chances of heart diseases.
In normal cases of pain associated with inflammation, Diclofenac is a commonly prescribed drug and obviously continuous usage of the drug increases the chances of the risk factor. Medical reports in recent times have warned the patients of liver toxicity if they are on Diclofenac therapy for a longer time frame. Report also states that usage of the drug can cause enduring liver damage which will require a liver transplant.
American Medical Association, in 2006 came out with reports indicating the risks of Diclofenac as in the case of other NSAIDs medicines. The report suggested that Diclofenac shouldn’t be prescribed to patients with a cardiac case history, but the U.S Food and Drug administration hasn’t come out with concrete evidence substantiating this revelation. This again demanded for a further evaluation and finally FDA announced that all the NSAIDs, including Diclofenac should have a black box warning throwing light on the risks involved.
Diclofenac Law Suits
There are no prevailing law suits against the manufacturers of Diclofenac; in case a particular individual is subject to any risk factor after taking Diclofenac they have all right to contact a personal injury lawyer and file a diclofenac law suit. It is the manufacturers’ responsibility to make sure that the drug is safe and if the products lead to any sort of injury, then the manufacturer should bear all the responsibility.
If any of your beloved ones are affected adversely by the use of Diclofenac, there are several methods to initiate the diclofenac lawsuit. Gathering all the information related to the medication is vital, medical history of the patient, the duration of treatment with Diclofenac, the symptoms and how long they troubled the patient etc. This information’s will help the lawyer to present your case in a powerful manner and make the case convincingly rewarding.