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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Salter
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: There are safer alternatives for reflux and joint pain, but I need to know why specifically you are taking those medications..
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Diclofenac: Diclofenac is a topical anti-inflammatory medication used to treat eye disease. It is also called voltaren (diclofenac). It is a non-steroidal anti- ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
NSAID: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used for reducing inflammation and pain in arthritis, dental pain, gout and migraine.
A 42-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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 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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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Hard to say: You have not mentioned a dose for Ibuprofen to compare.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edison Wong
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Probably: There isn't a direct comparison in any objective study. However, the maximal FDA recommended dose of meloxicam is 15 mg/day while the maximal dose of ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Effective: Ibuprofen is equally effective as compared to votrol but you have to take a higher dose more frequently for same effect.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: There is no Codeine in voltaren (diclofenac).
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Dauer
Specializes in Family Medicine
Should not be: Although we usually only give in doses of 100mg daily we sometimes rarely do give it at 200mg per day. You should be ok but be very careful in the fut ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: That should not be a problem.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Diclofenac and Aleve (naproxen): Dear Jessi: Diclofenac is in the NSAIDs class of anti-inflammtory drugs and Aleve (Naproxen) is also a NSAID. The risk for side effects with NSAIDs i ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: See your doctor to adjust your regimen as some can cause liver enzymes elevations.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not wise to take 2: Not wise to take 2 NSAIDs and ibuprofena nd melaxicam are both different types of Nsaids
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Nsaid: NSAIDs effect patients differently where ibuprofen may adequate for some people but not others.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe.: Paracetamol is an analgesic, diclofenac is a non steroidal antiinflammatory, chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine and mg trisilicate is an antacid / s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vaughn Dobalian
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not Addicting: No it's not addicting, take it when you have pain and discuss with your doctor how olongapo he or she wants you on it! Don't Worry
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is a nonsteroidal inflammatory drug and none of them are addicting.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: These medicines have different mechanism of action and that is not a problem. Discuss this with your physician if there's any other medical issues we ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If that's how its prescribed, no; if not, yes.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed
16 years experience Family Medicine
Diclofenac: Diclofenac potassium is water soluble and hence gets absorbed quickly and starts pain relieving activity in a much quicker time than Diclofenac sodium ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
25 years experience Rheumatology
Comparable : Similar medications although different Patients may respond to one more than the other. Best wishes
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