Diclofenac and Ibuprofen: which one is better?

Diclofenac and Ibuprofen

Both diclofenac and ibuprofen are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). They work by blocking the action of both cyclooxygenases, COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes blocking prostaglandin production. Prostaglandins are responsible for inflammation and pain. Diclofenac and ibuprofen are used for pain and inflammatory conditions such as pyrexia, headache, migraine attacks, osteoarthritis, menstrual cramps, etc. In our previous … Read more

Should I take diclofenac sodium or potassium?

diclofenac sodium or pottasium

Diclofenac is formed as either sodium or potassium salt. Diclofenac belongs to a group of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. They have analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory actions. The diclofenac sodium or potassium are the two forms available for patients. The mechanism of action of NSAIDs is not fully known. However, they work by inhibiting cyclooxygenase … Read more