Diclofenac diethylamine + Thiocolchicoside+Linseed Oil+Methyl Salicylate+Menthol is used for Pain relief. How Diclofenac diethylamine + Thiocolchicoside + Linseed Oil + Methyl Salicylate + Menthol works Diclofenac diethylamine + Thiocolchicoside + Linseed Oil + Methyl Salicylate + Menthol is a combination of five medicines : Diclofenac Diethylamine, Thiocolchicoside, Linseed Oil, Methyl Salicylate, and Menthol. Diclofenac diethylamine and Methyl Salicylate are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which work by blocking the release of chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles. Linseed Oil decreases swelling through its anti-inflammatory properties. Menthol produces a cooling effect on the skin. Menthol dilates the blood vessels causing a sensation of coldness, followed by an analgesic effect. Menthol also acts as a penetration enhancer, increasing the penetration of drugs when applied on the skin, to give a faster onset of action. Linseed Oil possesses anti-inflammatory properties that lower inflammation in arthritis. Methyl Salicylate and Menthol Gel are used as topical analgesics that first cool the skin and warm it up. The cooling and warming up action interrupts the pain signal transmission through nerves. An individual patient should use Diclofenac Thiocolchicoside Linseed Oil Methyl Salicylate and Menthol Gel in the dose and duration advised by the healthcare provider for the best possible effects. In addition, one should use this medicine after reading the medication guide and patient instructions to attain the best effects. Aside from that, this medicine is not for the skin that has infections, cuts, or rashes. Precautions for Diclofenac Thiocolchicoside Linseed Oil Methyl Salicylate and Menthol Gel The dosage of this medication is based on the severity of the pain, medical condition, and response to the treatment. Hence, increasing or decreasing the dose is not recommended. You should use this medicine as prescribed by the healthcare professional. In addition, you should not use this medicine more than prescribed as it will not work faster but may increase the side effects. Further, if you want to be on the safe side, consider following the below-listed points.Measures to Take:-
- Do not apply this medication to any area not prescribed by the healthcare provider. Also, do not increase the dosage or use it more often than prescribed as it may increase the risk of getting side effects.
- Avoid getting the medication in the eyes, nose, mouth, or vagina. However, if you get this medicine in the above areas accidentally, flush with plenty of water. If irritation occurs, contact your healthcare provider ASAP!
- Intake of alcoholic beverages while using this medication may increase the risk of stomach bleeding. So, limit alcohol and stop smoking. You can ask your doctor about how much alcohol you may safely drink.
- Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to it, or any of its contents. Also, notify your doctor if you are known to be allergic to other NSAIDs, such as naproxen, ibuprofen, and celecoxib.
- This medication may make the area being treated sensitive to the sun. Hence, limiting your time in the sun and avoiding tanning booths and sunlamps are advisable.