What Is FLECTOR Patch?
FLECTOR Patch is a topical treatment (medication that is absorbed through the skin) for acute pain due to minor strains, sprains, and bruises. FLECTOR Patch adheres to the affected area and delivers the efficacy of the NSAID diclofenac to the site of injury. As with other NSAIDs, the way FLECTOR Patch works to reduce pain is not fully understood.
FLECTOR Patch contains a prescription NSAID. NSAIDs are a class of medication widely used to reduce pain and inflammation. They are available in both prescription and over-the-counter strengths. Remember, don't take oral NSAIDs while on FLECTOR Patch.
What does FLECTOR Patch treat?
FLECTOR Patch treats acute pain due to minor strains, sprains, and bruises.
- Strains occur when a tendon or muscle is stretched too far. Tendons connect muscles to bones
- A sprain occurs when the same thing happens to a ligament, as in a sprained ankle or wrist
- A bruise is the result of blunt impact against the skin, usually with the familiar blue or purple skin discoloration
This information is not intended to replace a visit with your healthcare professional or to diagnose any medical condition. Always consult your healthcare professional.
Mechanism of Delivery
FLECTOR Patch delivers a prescription-strength nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), diclofenac, from the patch into the skin. As with other NSAIDs, the way FLECTOR Patch works to relieve pain is not fully understood.
FLECTOR Patch is applied directly to the affected area
Placed directly on the skin over the most painful area, FLECTOR Patch provides relief
of acute pain. Do not apply FLECTOR Patch to broken or damaged skin due to any cause,
such as cuts, burns, infected wound, or rash with oozing fluid.
FLECTOR Patch should not be worn while bathing or showering.
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