What is Diclon?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Diclofenac

Diclon is an international brand name for diclofenac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken to reduce inflammation and pain in conditions such as in arthritis or acute injury. Preparations available as diclofenac sodium, diclofenac potassium, diclofenac epolamine.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 3 2
Inflammation 2 1
Fibromyalgia 1 1
Migraine 1 0
Rheumatoid arthritis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Diclon

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Diclon

Dosage Patients
50 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Diclon

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Diclon


Currently taking Diclon

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Diclon

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Diclon after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Celecoxib (Celebrex) 1
Ibuprofen Prescription (Motrin Prescription) 1

Patients stopped taking Diclon and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Naproxen Prescription (Naprosyn) 1
Pregabalin (Lyrica) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Diclon.