NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUG (NSAIDS)
Cataflam is a prescription medication that was approved by the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) to treat mild to moderate pain. Cataflam may be referred to by its drug name, Diclofenac. Diclofenac is also sold under the brand names Cambia and Voltaren.
Cataflam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs help reduce fever, pain, and inflammation. Cataflam is believed to work by inhibiting the production of chemicals that promote inflammation and blood clot formation in the body.
How do I take it?
Cataflam is taken two to four times a day.
Cataflam comes in tablet form.
The FDA-approved label for Cataflam lists common side effects including constipation, nausea, gas, diarrhea, headache, and tinnitus.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Cataflam include stroke, heart attack, fluid retention, edema (swelling), liver damage, and gastrointestinal bleeding.