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Diclofenac

Contributor(s): David Maggs

Introduction

Name

  • Diclofenac sodium.

Class of drug

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Uses

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Indications

  • Control or prevention of intra-ocular inflammation (uveitis).
  • Before and after ocular surgery to prevent intra-operative miosis and post-operative inflammation.
  • For analgesia following corneal surgery   Cornea: suturing  .
    Little information available regarding use in dog or cat.

Administration

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Bartlett J D (2000)Ophthalmic Drug Facts 2000. Facts and Comparisons.St Louis, MO.

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