I picked up a pack of pills called dicatan while I was in El Salvador. They are unmarked, round, orange pills. What is the English equivalent? What do they do? The foil pack says: TABLETAS RECUBIERTAS. And then underneath that it says Diciofenaco Potasico 50mg.
19 Aug 2012
What you have is Diclofenac Potassium, and "tabletas recubiertas" means "film coated tablets".
Diclofenac Potassium tablets are a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that exhibits anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic activities in animal models. The mechanism of action of Diclofenac Potassium tablets, like that of other NSAIDs, is not completely understood but may be related to prostaglandin synthetase inhibition.
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