What kind of pill is marked r 551. It is a round white tablet

Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint 551 R has been identified as Diclofenac sodium delayed release 75 mg.

Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat mild-to-moderate pain, and helps to relieve symptoms of arthritis (eg, osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis), such as inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain. This medicine does not cure arthritis and will only help you as long as you continue to take it.

This medicine is also used to treat ankylosing spondylitis, which is a type of arthritis that affects the joints in the spine, and other painful conditions such as menstrual cramps.

Diclofenac is also used to treat acute migraine attacks, with or without aura, in adults. It will not prevent or lessen the number of migraine attacks.

Tip! Diclofenac is an anti-inflammatory pain killer. Know about Diclofenac for pain and inflammation and when its use is appropriate at Patient.info.

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Tuesday, March 15 2016

Source: http://www.drugs.com/imprints/551-r-7691.html

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