Diflunisal is a nonsteroidal mitigating drug (NSAID). It works by lessening hormones that bring about irritation and torment in the body.
Diflunisal is utilized to treat mellow to direct agony, osteoarthritis, or rheumatoid joint pain.
Diflunisal may likewise be utilized for purposes not recorded as a part of this prescription aide.
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Get emergency medical help if you have signs of a heart attack or stroke: chest pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech, feeling short of breath.
Stop using diflunisal and call your doctor at once if you have:
changes in your vision;
the first sign of any skin rash, no matter how mild;
shortness of breath (even with mild exertion);
swelling or rapid weight gain;
signs of stomach bleeding--bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
liver problems--nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tired feeling, flu-like symptoms, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
kidney problems--little or no urinating, painful or difficult urination, swelling in your feet or ankles, feeling tired or short of breath;
low red blood cells (anemia)--pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating; or
severe skin reaction--fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.
Common side effects may include:
nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion;
diarrhea, constipation, gas;
dizziness, drowsiness, headache, tired feeling;
ringing in your ears.
Usual Adult Dose for Osteoarthritis 250 to 500 mg orally twice a day. The dosage may be increased or decreased according to patient response. Maintenance doses higher than 1500 mg/day are not recommended Usual Adult Dose for Rheumatoid Arthritis 250 to 500 mg orally twice a day. The dosage may be increased or decreased according to patient response. Maintenance doses higher than 1500 mg/day are not recommended