Potafen 25mg

Diclofenac Potassium 25 mg

Adult Dosing

Pain, mild-moderate

[50 mg PO tid]

Start: may consider 100 mg PO x1; Max: 200 mg/day 1st 24h only, 150 mg/day thereafter; Info: use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

Dysmenorrhea

[50 mg PO tid]

Start: may consider 100 mg PO x1; Max: 200 mg/day 1st 24h only, 150 mg/day thereafter; Info: use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

Osteoarthritis

[50 mg PO bid-tid]

Max: 150 mg/day; Info: use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

Rheumatoid arthritis

[50 mg PO tid-qid]

Max: 200 mg/day; Info: use lowest effective dose, shortest effective tx duration; give w/ food if GI upset occurs; D/C if abnormal liver or renal tests persist or worsen

Renal dosing

advanced renal dz: avoid use or closely monitor renal fxn; HD/PD: no supplement

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]

hepatic impairment: decr. dose, amount not defined

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Potafen 25mg only for the indication prescribed.