Ark Gel 30gm

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    • Country of Origin: India

    Ark Gel 30gm Information

    Ark Gel 30gm, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Gel. It is primarily used for the treatment of Muscle Pain, Toothache, Rheumatic Pain. Secondary and off-label uses of Ark Gel 30gm have also been mentioned below.

    The right dosage of Ark Gel 30gm depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Some other side effects of Ark Gel 30gm have been listed ahead. These side effects of Ark Gel 30gm are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Ark Gel 30gm has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Ark Gel 30gm's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Ark Gel 30gm related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Stomach Infection, Skin Rash, Stroke must refrain from the use of Ark Gel 30gm since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Ark Gel 30gm contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Ark Gel 30gm may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to the above precautions for Ark Gel 30gm, it is important to know that it is safe while driving, and is habit-forming.



    Ark Gel 30gm Benefits & Uses

    Ark Gel 30gm is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Ark Gel 30gm Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Joint Pain (Arthralgia)
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
    • Dosage Form: Gel
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: 5 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Joint Pain (Arthralgia)
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: Apply thin film on affected area.
    • Dosage Form: Gel
    • Dosage Route: Topical
    • Frequency: 4 daily
    • Course Duration: 5 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Ark Gel 30gm Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ark Gel 30gm is used -

    Severe

    Moderate

    • Fluid Retention
    • पेट दर्द
    • Arrhythimia

    Mild

    Ark Gel 30gm Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Ark Gel 30gm safe for pregnant women?


      Ark should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Ark Gel 30gm safe during breastfeeding?


      Breastfeeding women can take Ark as it bears very minor side effects for them.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Ark Gel 30gm on the Kidneys?


      Effects of Ark on kidney can be severe. It is not safe to use it without doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Ark Gel 30gm on the Liver?


      There may be severe side effects of Ark on your liver. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Ark Gel 30gm on the Heart?


      You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Ark. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

      Moderate


    Severe Interaction of Ark Gel 30gm with Other Drugs

    Ark Gel 30gm should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Ark Gel 30gm Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ark Gel 30gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Ark Gel 30gm

    • Is this Ark Gel 30gm habit forming or addictive?


      Ark Gel 30gm does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Ark Gel 30gm does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but consume Ark Gel 30gm only on doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      Ark Gel 30gm is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

      No

    Ark Gel 30gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Ark Gel 30gm


      There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Ark Gel 30gm with food.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Ark Gel 30gm


      Consumption of alcohol and Ark Gel 30gm together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Ark Gel 30gm

    Question about 4 years ago

    What is Ark?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    Ark is a brand name of diclofenac. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs). It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, bursitis, ankylosing spondylitis, toothache, dysmenorrhoea, renal colic, post-traumatic disorder and post-operative inflammatory conditions which affords quick relief from pain and wounds and edema (swelling).

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can Ark thin the blood ?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Ark can cause the blood to become less viscous (thin). 

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Is Ark safe?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Yes, Ark is safe to use, if taken in a prescribed amount for a specified time as advised by the doctor. However, few side effects have been observed such as epigastric pain (stomach pain), nausea, headache, dizziness, rashes, gastric ulceration, and bleeding are less common.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I use Ark in migraine?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Yes, Ark can be used in a migraine. Diclofenac and other NSAIDs are used in treating migraine. But you are recommended to consult a doctor for the right medication.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How long can I safely take Ark?

    Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

    Take Ark as directed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 427-429

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 204

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Voltaren® (diclofenac sodium)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Diclofenac (diclofenac sodium)

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Solaraze® (diclofenac sodium)



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