What is the different between diclofenac sodium and diclofenac potassium?

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10 Aug 2009

Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.

Diclofenac exists in two forms - the sodium salt (diclofenac sodium) and the potassium salt (diclofenac potassium). Each has the same amount of diclofenac base - the main difference is that diclofenac potassium is slightly more soluble in water than diclofenac sodium.

Diclofenac potassium is generally considered to be more quickly absorbed and have a faster onset of analgesic activity than diclofenac sodium.

Diclofenac exists in the following branded products for oral use


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shani123 14 Aug 2010

thz is difference thz is quality of both saltz

shani123 14 Aug 2010

thz is not difference thz is quality of both saltz

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