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can i use voltaren gel after using meloxicam

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YEs but,: only apply a very thin film of the gel topically to the affected area and always take the pill on a full stomach. Please only use these in combination ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
You can, but : You should be closely monitored by your doctor. There are some interactions for the named medications. However, Luvox (fluvoxamine) + voltaren combo ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You can certainly: Try it. Mineral ice is good as well.
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A female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Voltaren: I am not sure if you used patch or just gel/solution. Maximum it can work for 14-20 hours with single application.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Ortiz
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: If the edema (swelling) is around a small joint like the joints of the hand - then it may be effective, as the edema may be a sign of inflammation, an ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Theoretically risky: For increased bleeding since voltaren (diclofenac) is an nsaid. Please discuss with your doctor safer alternatives for the gel. Here is the drug info ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
I wouldn't: Ultrasound gel is formulated to be safe for the probes, to avoid drying out, and to provide excellent acoustic coupling between the probe and the pati ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This is not treating: the problem, it is only decreasing the inflammation & U may feel better, but in the long run U should look 2 repair.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: There is no interaction with topical anti-inflammatory agents.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Haehl
45 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There is no interaction between the two drugs.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Voltaire gel prescription comes with a card and instructions how to measure on it. It has the Same side effects as any N SAID including gastrointestin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Yes: it is designed for wound cleaning and to promote wound healing.
A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Work close w/ Dr!: Watch for unusual bleeding, severe abdominal pain, dizziness, lightheadedness, or black, tarry stools. You should take the medications with food and t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If the package seems ok , especially if unopened, it will retain its effectiveness beyond the expiration date.
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: No problem using these together. Do not combine Aleve (naproxen) with aspirin, blood thinners, or prescription NSAIDS. If you develop stomach proble ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably OK: Adapalene is a topical acne medication that is a category c drug for pregnancy. There a few animal studies indicating a potential problem but no cont ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
Yes: The topical administration of voltaren (diclofenac) gel does not produce a high blood level of doclofenac. As long as it is used in the amount and fr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: There is no interactions between these drugs. Always check with your doctor before you take anything.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Naproxen & ibuprofen: No . Please do not use together as they are the same class of drug so you will be getting a double dose and will potentiate the side effects which inc ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Carveth
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Sure: Sure but why it doesn't work well that way.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Moisturizers & acne: If facial skin is overly dry from acne medications, a couple of things can be changed prior to considering using a moisturizer. First make sure you wa ... Read More
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