Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how fast does diclofenac work

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
a few days: A few days.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
one hour: Peak blood levels occur one hour after use.
2
2 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayan Shah
68 years experience Gastroenterology
About 10-20 minutes: It may take about 10-20 minutes for it to start working.
4
4 thanks
A male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Diclofenac: Regular diclofenac is usually 50mg tabs - a better and safer choice is to take the 25mg liquid in a gel cap (Zipsor) - Insurance usually does not like ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Anti inflammatory : Diclofenac is like advil (ibuprofen) or Aspirin , so it is probably not going to be tested for in your drug test.I would go ahead and take in the rx a ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
hard to say: Different people respond best to different nsaids. That said, diclofenac often seems to be the stronger agent.
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
Pain relief: It is a topical version of the anti-inflammatory diclofenac. It is a topical anti-inflammatory drug.
2
2 thanks
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely to help: Voltaren (diclofenac) gel is unlikely to help this type of neck pain.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr.
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
When to see a doc?: See you doctor to get checked for kidney problems and other issues. Severe back pain that is associated with: weakness in the leg, problems controlli ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
A few days: You should know within a few days, week at the most, if the dose you are on is effective, etc.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month