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Rapidus 50 mg Tablets - Usage / Indication, Dose, Side Effects and Everything You Want To Know

This post is all about Rapidus 50 mg tablets. On this page you can read about the use of Rapidus 50 mg tablets, their composition,  recommended dosage information, contraindications of Rapidus tablets, packing / presentation as well as some frequently asked questions about this medicine.  
Rapidus 50 mg tablets packing and appearance

Composition of Rapidus Tablets:

Each Rapidus tablet contains............50 mg of Diclofenac Potassium.

Rapidus Usage / Indication:

Mostly Rapidus tablets are used to relieve pain and swelling (inflammation) from various mild to moderate painful conditions. As well as:
  • Pain and inflammation resulting from bone erosion.
  • Symptoms and pain and inflammation resulting from rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Symptoms and pain and inflammation resulting from adhesion paragraphs.
  • Relieves the symptoms caused by inflammation of the spinal vertebrae.
  • Pain and inflammation caused by orthopedic surgery.
  • Symptoms of pain and inflammation after accidents, trauma or bruising .
  • Symptoms of pain and inflammation resulting from gout attacks. .
  • Relieves pain caused by renal colic.
  • Relieves pain and muscle inflammation.
  • Relieves inflammatory conditions associated with bacterial infection.
  • Relieves pain caused by surgery and dental procedures. 
  • Dilution resulting from tumors, specially related to bone pain.

Rapidus Dose / Recommended Dosage:

  • You should not take more than three Rapidus tablets a day as well as do not take these tablets for more than 3 days without consulting a doctor.
  • Maximum dose per day for adults is 150 mg or 3 tablets, in divided doses.

Contraindications of Rapidus Tablets:

  • Rapidus should not be used if you are facing peptic ulcers or patients having excessive sensitivity to Diclofenac or other NSAIDs related medicines.
  • Don't use  Diclofenac if you are allergic to it you you have Asthmatic symptoms.

Common questions or FAQ related to Rapidus Tablets

Rapidus Tablets and Asthma Patients:

Out of every 100 severely asthmatic cases 8 to 20 patients will face breathing difficulties after taking Rapidus or other medicines containing Diclofenac  (the active ingredient in the Rapidus tablets as well) or any other medicine which belongs to the NSAIDs or Aspirin family.
So be careful while taking Rapidus / other medicines if you have Asthma.

Rapidus and potential risks to the heart and arteries discs

If high dose of Rapidus (150 mg or more in one day) taken for long period, may increase the risk of heart attacks or strokes by three thousand times.
Therefore, it is advisable to take the medicine, under medical supervision, especially for elderly patients or patients with heart or blood problems.

What Rapidus has to do with your kidneys?

From 1% to 5% of the total patients taking drugs from the NSAIDs family (including Rapidus, Aspirine or Diclofenac containing medicines) may face kidney related problems.
Therefore please do not take Rapidus if it is not prescribed to you by a qualified medical specialist / doctor.

What Rapidus has to do with you liver functionality?

Among the 100 thousand patients taking drugs related to NSAIDs family, they (1 to 8 patients) may develop imbalances in liver functionality.
Therefore, it is preferred for patients who are taking medicines containing (Diclofenac) or any other NSAID's product for a long time, or in the case of elderly patients are observed having imbalances in liver function and enzymes level, especially in the cases also having Hepatitis.

Can I use Repidus during pregnancy?

Use of medicines containing (Diclofenac, the active ingredient in Rapidus tablets), if the gestational age is less than 30 weeks follow the doctors advice for the dose and duration of use by the patient.
Never use Rapidus (diclofenac), if the gestational age is more than 30 weeks (specially in the last three months) until delivery.

Can I use Rapidus during breastfeeding / nursing?

Yes you can use it or (Diclofenac) during pregnancy but there are more safer medicines available for pregnant or nursing women especially if the infant is new born or born premature (before the supposed date).

Does Rapidus cause gastrointestinal ulcer?

According to studies, Rapidus or other pain killers known as NSAID's can lead to what are known as duodenal or peptic ulcers but in rare cases but in physically healthy patients for less than a week and less than 150 mg daily mostly won't face problems related to digestive system.

Packing/Presentation of Rapidus 50 mg Tablets:

  • A packet containing 20 tablets (2 × 10 bar disk).

Self medication is extremely prohibited, we do not recommend to use any medicine without consulting a qualified medical expert / doctor.

We hope now you are aware why Rapidus 50 mg tablets are used and what is their composition, how to take them. Whether to take these tablets or not. Still if you have any question related to Rapidus tablets use the comment box below. If you found this post helpful kindly let us know, we will be pleased to hear from you :)

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