Rofenac injection contains diclofenac sodium, a substance that belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and pain relievers.
Doctors often prescribe Rofenac ampoules by intramuscular injection as initial treatment, that is, at the beginning of treatment for several reasons, including:
Relieves the manifestations of pain and inflammation often associated with painful inflammatory bone diseases such as (arthritis/osteoporosis, rheumatism, cervical spondylitis, painful spinal syndromes). Vertebral and rheumatoid seizures).
Acute gout attacks.
Renal colic and biliary colic.
Pain, inflammation and swelling after injuries such as joint sprains and after surgical procedures such as orthopedic and dental surgeries.
Severe migraine attacks.
When inflammation and pain worsen in various bone disorders.
Rofenac injection may be given by infusion into a vein to treat or prevent pain after operations in a hospital.
How to make Rofenac injections?
A Rofenac ampoule is a clear glass syringe imprinted with the product name, production date and expiry date.
Contains 3 ml of clear liquid solution. It provides your body with 75 mg of diclofenac sodium (active ingredient or component) via intramuscular or intravenous infusion.
Warnings and precautions:
The maximum daily dose for adults is 150 mg per day in divided doses at appropriate intervals (eg, injection every 12 hours).
This medicinal product should not be used in patients with ulcers or bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract (eg, stomach or duodenal ulcer).
Rofenac injection should not be given during the first and second trimester of pregnancy unless absolutely necessary, that is, if the potential benefit to the mother justifies the potential risk to the fetus.
It is also prohibited to take this medicinal preparation during the last three months of pregnancy.
As a precaution, a breastfeeding mother should not take Rofenac injections, so as not to expose the infant to unwanted effects
Side effects of Rofenac injection:
The most common side effects of Rofenac injection are gastrointestinal disorders: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, abdominal pain, flatulence, loss of appetite.
Use of Rofenac injection increases the risk of serious side effects in the digestive system, including: bleeding ulcers (stomach and duodenal ulcers, which are wounds in the wall of the lining of the stomach or duodenum).
And gastrointestinal perforation, that is, a hole in the stomach or intestinal wall, which is a very serious condition
Concomitant use of Rofenac Injection with antidepressant medications may increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding.
When using this medicinal preparation for patients with high blood pressure or other conditions that require taking diuretics, especially when treated for long periods or in high doses, the risk of kidney toxicity may increase.
Therefore, it is recommended to monitor kidney function periodically. Patients should drink plenty of fluids while using Rofenac injection with diuretics.
Dosage and method of use:
Rofenac injection is prohibited for use in children under 13 years of age, however, this may be justified by a doctor based on special medical considerations and necessity.
Therefore you should always follow your doctor's instructions regarding dosage and duration of use, especially with children.
Adults: Rofenac ampoules should not be given for more than two days, and if necessary treatment can be supplemented with oral analgesic tablets or rectal suppositories.
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