Diclofenac classified as Schedule - H Drug (should be prescribed by doctors only) for internal use.
For topical and external use it is approved under OTC.
Manufacture for animal use is banned in India, Nepal and Pakistan due to imminent extinction of local vultures.
GSR No. 499(E) Dated 04.07.2008. Law related to Indian Drugs and Cosmetics Page A22.
Indian Drug and Cosmetics Act