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can aleve and diclofenac sodium be used in combined dosage

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Combine or compare: To the best of my knowledge no studies have been performed in comparing the 2 in treatment of gout. Cataflam, one of the formulations of diclofenac ma ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Either of the two: Some people's pain can respond to one nonsteriodal and not another.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Alternate w/Tylenol: Take naproxen and if not effective after a couple hours, take Tylenol (acetaminophen). Using naproxen and diclofenac after two hours will increase th ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
59 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Both of them are nonsteridal inflammatory drugs and taking both of them at the same time may give you more severe untoward side effects such as abdom ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
Both: Both medications can be effective for neck pain. Trying each one separately for a few days would better help you chose which one to take.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Naproxen v Voltaren (diclofenac): That's like asking if Batman is better than Superman! Both Naproxen & Voltaren (diclofenac) are NSAIDs. For that matter, so is Ibuprofen. It's jus ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
100mg daily. There-: -R multiple forms. Long actin 50, 2-3X/day.100, 1x/day according 2 FDA. So with these dosages it appears the max dose is mor like 159, as there is a 7 ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
It can: It can help with the pain of kidney stones as well as other medications.
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Dr. Omobola Oji
32 years experience Family Medicine
Pain meds: Diclofenac is a medication used for pain, it is an anti inflammatory medication and the commonest side effect is heart burn.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Non-steroidal anti-: Inflammatory drug (NSAID) brand name voltaren, generic name diclofenac sodium, enteric coated to delay release of med to protect stomach from irritati ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: NSAIDs can be used to varying degrees of success to treat headaches. The main contraindications would be ulcer disease, cardiac or kidney disease. Or ... Read More
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