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Cataflam is available in both brand-name and generic form. The generic version of Cataflam comes in one strength and is manufactured by a number of companies, including Teva Pharmaceuticals and Mylan Labs.

Generic Cataflam: An Overview

Cataflam® (diclofenac potassium) is a medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions. Some Cataflam uses include:
 
  • Pain relief. Cataflam relieves pain caused by straining a muscle or inflammation in a tendon (tendonitis) or bursa (bursitis), as well as following a medical procedure.
     
  • Relief of osteoarthritis symptoms, including pain, stiffness, and swelling.
     
  • Relief of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms.
     
  • Treatment of painful menstrual periods.
     
Cataflam was originally developed by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation. It has since come off patent, making it available as a generic.
 

Cataflam: Generic Strengths

The generic version of Cataflam is sold under the name Diclofenac Potassium tablets. It is available in one strength -- Diclofenac Potassium 50 mg.
 

Who Makes a Generic Version?

Generic Cataflam is currently manufactured by several companies, including:
 
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Sandoz
  • Mylan Labs.
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