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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not my favorite: There is a moderate amount of GI risk. If you believe the studies suggesting increased cardiac risk from nsaids, diclofenac is shown to have one of th ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes for most!: Major concerns would be patient with previous ulcer, high blood pressure, and congestive heart failure, and finally, renal disease. Most can take it s ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
39 years experience Pain Management
Inflammatory pain: Diclofenac is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) and is used to treat pain from inflammation.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Long-acting NSAID: Diclofenac sodium 75mg ec is an extended release non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) usually used for gout attacks.
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 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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Dr. Michael Kelber
26 years experience Family Medicine
Anti-inflammatory dr: Diclofenac is one of many anti-inflammatory drugs on the market. These drugs are referred to as nsaids or non steroidal anti inflamatory drugs. Ibupr ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
55 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Only if you want to : Only if you want to feel better. Your doctor prescribed an amount he felt best for you.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Diclofenac: Voltaren (diclofenac).
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
35 years experience Pain Management
Lots of stuff: Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID) like aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, etc. It's used for pain relief, fever reduction, ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
2-3 days: 2-3 dayd depending on the form you take.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Pain Med: Treats actinic keratoses. Also treats pain and swelling caused by osteoarthritis. This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid).
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
a few days: A few days.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
one hour: Peak blood levels occur one hour after use.
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