What is Cataflam?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Diclofenac

Cataflam, a brand name for the immediate release tablet of diclofenac potassium, is a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory used in treatment of ankylosing spondylitis; primary dysmenorrhea; acute and chronic treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 9 2
Ankylosing spondylitis 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Inflammation in joints 1 0
Joint pain 1 0

Show all 12 reasons taken


  • 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 1
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cataflam

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Cataflam

Dosage Patients
50 mg twice daily 1
100 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Cataflam

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 1
Personal research 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Cataflam

Duration

Currently taking Cataflam

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Cataflam

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 3
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
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 0
< $25 2
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Cataflam after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Baclofen (Mylan-Baclofen) 1
Prednisone (Deltasone) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cataflam.