What is Voveran?
Voveran is an NSAID used to treat conditions like headache, joint pains, muscle pains, dental pain, back pain, post-operative pain, period’s pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and gout. Get to know how Voveran works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Voveran is not suggested.
Voveran Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients
Voveran is composed of the following active ingredient:
- Diclofenac sodium
Manufactured By – Novartis Pharmaceutical Company
Prescription – Prescription Required
Form – Tablet
Type of drug – NSAID
Voveran Tablet Uses
Voveran tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and their symptoms:
This commonly occurs in patients over the age of 50 and causes the loss of the cartilage and bone tissue which causes severe joint pain. Voveran tablet is used to treat symptoms of Osteoarthritis.
It is an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. Voveran tablet is used to treat symptoms like swelling, pain, and stiffness of joints associated Rheumatoid arthritis.
In general initial stages of arthritis may be managed with the aid of several pain-relief remedies. There are various options available on the online market like Amazon. It is not advised to self-treat without a proper diagnosis in severe conditions.
Voveran tablet is used to treat symptoms like stiffness and pain associated with Ankylosing spondylitis.
Voveran tablet is also used to treat mild to severe back pain caused by arthritis, sciatica, herniated disc.
It is a common orthopedic ailment characterized by stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. Voveran tablet is used to treat symptoms like stiffness and pain associated in this condition.
It is a type of arthritis characterized by severe pain, tenderness, and redness in the joints. Voveran tablet is used to treat symptoms like joint pain and tenderness in this condition.
Dysmenorrhea (painful periods)
Pain during menstruation is called Dysmenorrhea. For best relief, it is advised to take Voveran as soon as bleeding or cramping starts.
How does Voveran tablet works?
Voveran works by blocking cyclo-oxygenase, which is an enzyme that produces prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are chemicals produced by the body during an inflammatory response, and they are responsible for causing pain and inflammation. The effect of Voveran can be observed in 30 to 60 min and the effect lasts for an average duration of Four to Six hours
Side effects of Voveran Tablet
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Voveran tablet. These side-effects are possible but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but critical. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Abdominal Pain
- Nausea and vomiting
- Skin Rash
- Tinnitus (Ringing or buzzing sound that is felt in the ears)
Contraindications of Voveran tablet
It should not be used if you have the following ailments:
Avoid if you have an allergy to Voveran tablet or other NSAIDs
It is contraindicated if you are diagnosed with asthma or other respiratory complications.
It is not recommended if you have peptic ulcer or are suspected of having it. It could cause severe swelling and bleed in the stomach, colon, and anus.
CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
Voveran tablet is not recommended for relieving pain after you have undergone Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery.
Doctor’s advice for Voveran Tablet
- Voveran is very safe and well-tolerated medicine for short-term use.
- Consuming a high dose or long-term usage of Voveran can cause kidney problems and stomach bleeding.
- If you are suffering from kidney disease, inform your doctor first. Your dose may need to be adjusted.
- Avoid excess intake of alcohol while using Voveran tablets, together they can affect your liver.
- If you have taken overdoses of Voveran and if you are feeling discomfort immediately inform your doctor or contact a hospital emergency.
- Inform your doctor if you have bruising or bleeding
- Consult your doctor if you have systemic lupus erythematosus
- Consult your doctor if you develop blurred vision, ringing sounds in ears
- Take the drug with a meal or snack to prevent upset stomach
Taking more than prescribed Voveran may cause harmful side effects. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you find any side effects.
If you miss the dosage take as soon as possible, and if it is near to next dose, skip the missing dosage continue the regular dosage. Do not take extra doses.
Voveran tablet is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Voveran is not known to cause any harm to the fetus, but should only be used after consultation with your doctor.
Voveran is safe to use during breastfeeding. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.
Substitutes for Voveran tablet
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength, and form as Voveran tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute:
- Diclonac 100 MG Tablet
- Diclomax 100 MG Tablet
- Divon 100 MG Tablet
- Vovo 100 MG Tablet
- Voliran 100 MG Tablet
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Dr. Srishti Tayal is Chief Radiologist at Radiodent – Dental and Maxillofacial Imaging. She has completed BDS and MDS with Gold Medal from JSS Medical College, Mysore. She is a passionate medical researcher and has published five research papers in various medical journals and received an award for the best scientific paper.
In addition to following her pursuits in dentistry, she is also an avid medical writer who believes in bridging the information gap among the common population with regards to modern medicine.