CATAFAST SACHETS-كتافاست فوار
Description CATAFAST SACHETS-كتافاست فوار :
An analgesic for the period, cold, and teeth.
It is one of the most famous types of analgesics and medicines that treat inflammation and rheumatism.
It is characterized by its rapid effect as a pain reliever, so it is used to relieve swelling and pain, burning and inflammation after eye surgery.
used in the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT CATAFAST SACHETS-كتافاست فوار
Catafast powder for oral solution is diclofenac potassium Each sachet contains a homogeneous, white to light yellow powder. The sachets contain 50mg of the active ingredient, diclofenac potassium.
INDICATION of CATAFAST SACHETS-كتافاست فوار
1 – you can used in the treatment of post-operative pain or inflammation, such as dental or orthopedic operations. It also treats infections after acute injury, such as sprains, and in cases of severe pain and inflammation of the osteoarthritis.
2- used also treats acute gout pain, non-articular rheumatism, painful symptoms of the spine and cases of pain or gynecological infections. It is also considered a pain reliever and antipyretic.
Catafast for cold:
This medicine acts as an antipyretic and analgesic in case of colds.
used in case of pain and inflammation in the teeth and gums, but it is not used to treat the main cause of this pain or inflammation.
Catafast sparkling for the turn:
It is used to reduce menstrual pain and the dose is from 2 to 3 sachets per day or as needed.
Catafast for headache:
If you want to use it to get rid of the problem of moderate to severe headaches, you can dissolve a sachet in half a glass of water and drink it.
Catafast for the common cold:
It is used to get rid of cold symptoms because it can lower body temperature and reduce headaches.
DOSAGE OF CATAFAST SACHETS-كتافاست فوار
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
- For adults, the recommended dose to start the treatment is generally 100 to 150 mg daily
(to be taken in 2 to 3 doses). In milder cases, 50 to 100 mg daily are usually sufficient (to
be taken in 1 to 2 doses). Do not exceed 150 mg per day.
- In painful menstrual periods, start treatment with a single dose of 50 to 100 mg as soon as
you feel the first symptoms. Continue with 50 mg up to three times a day for a few days,
as needed. If 150 mg a day does not provide sufficient pain relief over 2 to 3 menstrual
periods, your doctor may recommend you to take up to 200 mg a day during your next
menstrual periods. Do not exceed 200 mg per day.
- In migraine, take Catafast at the first symptoms of a migraine attack. The initial dose is 50
mg. If relief is not obtained within 2 hours, take a further dose of 50 mg. This may be
repeated at intervals of 4 to 6 hours, but you should not take more than 200 mg per day.
For adolescents aged 14 years and over, 50 to 100 mg daily are usually sufficient given as 1 to
2 divided doses. Do not exceed 150 mg per day
Pregnancy and breast-feeding CATAFAST SACHETS-كتافاست فوار
You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think that you may be pregnant. You should
not take Catafast while pregnant unless absolutely necessary.
As with other anti-inflammatory medicines, you must not take Catafast during the last
3 months of pregnancy, as it could harm your unborn child or cause problems at delivery.
You should tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
You should not breast-feed if you are taking Catafast, as it might be harmful for your infant.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Your doctor will discuss with you the potential risk of taking Catafast during pregnancy or
OVER-DOSAGE OF CATAFAST SACHETS
If you take more Catafast than you should
If you have accidentally taken more Catafast than prescribed, tell your doctor or pharmacist or
go to the hospital emergency unit at once.
You may require medical attention.
- Do not use after the expiry date shown on the box.
- Do not store above 25°C.
- Store in the original package, in order to protect from moisture.
- Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Some side effects are common
These are likely to affect between 1 and 10 in every 100 patients
Headache, dizziness, vertigo, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion (signs of dyspepsia),
abdominal pain, flatulence, loss of appetite (signs of decreased appetite), abnormal liver
function test results (e.g. level of transaminases increased), skin rash.
Do not take Catafast
you are allergic (hypersensitive) to diclofenac or to any of the other ingredients of
Catafast listed at the end of this leaflet.
you have ever had an allergic reaction after taking medicines to treat inflammation or
pain (e.g. acetylsalicylic acid, (diclofenac or ibuprofen). Reactions may include asthma,
runny nose, skin rash, face swelling. If you think you may be allergic, ask your doctor for
If you have stomach or intestinal ulcer.
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If you have gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation, symptoms of which may include
blood in your stools or black stools.
If you suffer from severe kidney or liver disease.
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