DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM- diclofenac potassium powder, for solution
Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.

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Medication Guide

Diclofenac Potassium for Oral Solution

(dye-KLOE-fen-ak poe-TAS-ee-um)

What is the most important information I should know about diclofenac potassium for oral solution?

Diclofenac potassium for oral solution contains diclofenac (a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID).

NSAIDs, including diclofenac potassium for oral solution, can cause serious side effects, including:

Do not take NSAIDs, including diclofenac potassium for oral solution, right before or after a heart surgery called a “coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)."

Avoid taking NSAIDs, including diclofenac potassium for oral solution, after a recent heart attack, unless your healthcare provider tells you to. You may have an increased risk of another heart attack if you take NSAIDs after a recent heart attack.

The risk of getting an ulcer or bleeding increases with:

Diclofenac potassium for oral solution should only be used:

What is diclofenac potassium for oral solution?

Diclofenac potassium for oral solution is a prescription medicine used to treat migraine attacks in adults. It does not prevent or lessen the number of migraines you have, and it is not for other types of headaches. Diclofenac potassium for oral solution contains diclofenac potassium (a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug or NSAID).

How should I take diclofenac potassium for oral solution?

Take diclofenac potassium for oral solution exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to take it.

Take 1 dose of diclofenac potassium for oral solution to treat your migraine headache:

Who should not take diclofenac potassium for oral solution?

Do not take diclofenac potassium for oral solution:

Before taking diclofenac potassium for oral solution, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription or over-the-counter medicines, vitamins or herbal supplements. NSAIDs, like diclofenac potassium for oral solution, and some other medicines can interact with each other and cause serious side effects. Do not start taking any new medicine without talking to your healthcare provider first.

Especially tell your doctor if you take:

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines and show it to your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

What are the possible side effects of diclofenac potassium for oral solution?

Diclofenac potassium for oral solution can cause serious side effects, including:

See “What is the most important information I should know about diclofenac potassium for oral solution?

Get emergency help right away if you get any of the following symptoms:

Stop taking diclofenac potassium for oral solution and call your healthcare provider right away if you get any of the following symptoms:

If you take too much of your NSAID, call your healthcare provider or get medical help right away. These are not all the possible side effects of NSAIDs. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist about NSAIDs.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Other information about NSAIDs

General information about the safe and effective use of NSAIDs

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use NSAIDs for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give NSAIDs to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.

If you would like more information about NSAIDs, talk with your healthcare provider. You can ask your pharmacist or healthcare provider for information about NSAIDs that is written for health professionals.

For more information, go to www.parpharm.com or call Par Pharmaceutical at 1-800-828-9393.

This Medication Guide has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The brands listed are trademarks of their respective owners and are not trademarks of the Par Pharmaceutical. The makers of these brands are not affiliated with and do not endorse Par Pharmaceutical or its products.

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Par Pharmaceutical

Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977 U.S.A.

Mfg. by:

Par Formulations Private Limited,

9/215, Pudupakkam, Kelambakkam-603 103.

Made in India

Mfg. Lic. No.: TN00002121

OS905-01-74-01

Revised: 07/2019

Revised: 7/2019
Par Pharmaceutical, Inc.