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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Diclofenac - generic: Generic name for Cataflam is Diclofenac - it is nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory pain medication - non narcotic . It does NOT casue drowziness nor add ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Takes quality time.: Many patients seem to think that the correct way to treat gout is to manage the symptoms at the time of the acute attack. The inflammation causing pai ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Diclofenac: I know that at least some cataflam should be taken with a full glass of water (& food or milk on the stomach).. If you are taking it in disolvable ... Read More
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Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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No: No, it is not a problem. The cataflam will take longer to start working as it first needs to dissolve before it can be absorbed.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Pain.: Cataflam is the potassium salt5 of diclofenac. It works more rapidly than diclofenac sodium, because it is more quickly absorbed.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It can cause significant GI and kidney problems and may even be life-threatening.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: You can overdose on Cataflam alone with serious problems, primarily renal and liver. Since I do not know what "other things" are, can't comment any f ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No you cannot.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Check drugs.com: There are no interactions between those meds but is best to ask your doctor to make sure no other contraindications in your other meds and history.Cat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely yes: I have not found any contraindications regarding the concomitant use of both.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
No: Cataflam (diclofenac) is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory medication w/out known abusive/dependence properties. It is unknown to cause any pleasurable ... Read More

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