What is Dicloflex?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Diclofenac

Dicloflex is an international brand of 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 6 3
Muscle and joint pain 1 0
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 1 0
Osteoarthritis 1 1
Pain in hip(s) 1 1
Pain in lower back 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 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dicloflex

Side effect Patients
Abdominal cramps 1
Sleepiness 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Dicloflex

Dosage Patients
100 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Dicloflex

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 2
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Dicloflex

Duration

Currently taking Dicloflex

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Dicloflex

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 3
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 3
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1 patient evaluation for Dicloflex

Apr 2, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain in hip(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

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