Tabiflex Cool Emulsion Gel For Inflammation Of Joint And Muscles - 50 Gm Details

  • The best price of Tabiflex Cool Emulsion Gel For Inflammation Of Joint And Muscles - 50 Gm by ِAl Dawaa Pharmacies in Saudi Arabia is 13.45 SAR
  • The first appearance of this product was on Nov 22, 2019

ِAl Dawaa Pharmacies's Description

Product Name

  • Tabiflex Gel

Scientific Name

  • DICLOFENAC 1 % GEL

Category Of Tabiflex Gel

  • Analgesic, Antipyretic & Anti-inflammatory

Mechanism Of Action Of Diclofenac

  • diclofenac which belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which works by:
  • Inhibiting cyclooxygenase (COX)-1 and COX-2, thereby inhibiting prostaglandin synthesis
  • May also inhibit neutrophil aggregation/activation, inhibit chemotaxis, decrease proinflammatory cytokine level, and alter lymphocyte activity

Therapeutic Indications Of Tabiflex Gel

  • muscle and joint injuries (e.g. sprains, strains, bruises, backache, sports injuries)
  • tendonitis: Tendonitis is when a tendon swells (becomes inflamed) after a tendon injury. It can cause joint pain, stiffness, and affect how a tendon moves. (e.g. tennis elbow)
  • osteoarthritis is a disease characterized by degeneration of cartilage and its underlying bone within a joint as well as bony overgrowth. The joints most commonly affected are the knees, hips, and those in the hands

Method Of Administration Of Tabiflex Gel

  • Gently squeeze out a small amount of gel from the tube and apply to the painful or swollen area, slowly rubbing into the skin.
  • The amount needed will vary depending upon the size of the painful or swollen area.
  • You may notice a slight cooling effect when you rub the gel in.
  • Only use the smallest amount of this medicine needed to relieve your pain.
  • Apply the gel 2 times a day (preferably morning and evening) on the painful area.
  • Do not apply to cuts or open skin.
  • Do not use it for more than 2 weeks without consulting your doctor.
  • Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
  • If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
  • Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.

Undesirable Side Effects Of Tabiflex Gel

  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • reddening of the skin
  • swelling

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Tabiflex Gel

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
  • Not preferred especially during the first 3 months

Non-Pharmacological Treatments & Advice To Reduce Pain

  • Massage: A lot of people find relief from gentle massage, and some hospice agencies have volunteers who are trained in massage therapy.
  • Relaxation techniques.
  • Acupuncture.
  • Physical therapy
  • Gel packs.

Warnings & Special Precautions while Taking Tabiflex Gel

  • DO NOT use the gel if you:
  1. are in the last 3 months of your pregnancy
  2. have an allergy (hypersensitivity) to any of the ingredients in the product
  • This medicine is not recommended for use in children under 14 years of age.
  • Do not apply the gel to skin that has a rash, eczema, cuts or open wounds.
  • Stop the treatment if a skin rash develops after applying the product.
  • Avoid applying on large areas of skin and over a prolonged time, unless under medical advice.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, especially:
  1. Other NSAIDs
  2. Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
  3. Corticosteroids
  4. Blood thinners such as Warfarin

Storage Conditions Of Tabiflex Gel

  • store below 30°c
  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.

For More Information About Diclofenac

  • Ask your physician or pharmacist
  • Visit Medscape at Information About Diclofenac
  • Visit Drugbank at Information About Diclofenac
  • Visit Drugs.com at Information About Diclofenac
  • SFDA website

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