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why voltaren use is contraindicated in asthmatics

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Voltaren (diclofenac): Some asthmatics who are sensitive to Aspirin can have worsening of their asthma due to voltaren (diclofenac) causing shortness of breath from constric ... Read More
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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Diclofenac: Voltaren is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. In pill form, it is used to treat inflammation (arthritis, muscle injuries, sprains, strain ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
NSAID : Voltaren is a non steroidal anti inflammatory (NSAID) in the same class as Motrin of advil (ibuprofen). It has been marketed as one that is stronger a ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Witt
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diclofenac: A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain. It is similar to Ibuprofen and Naproxen ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Voltaren (diclofenac): Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication used to treat joint pain from osteoarthritis.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Barone
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Most common side effects when using voltaren (diclofenac) drops: burning or stinging; change in tear production; discharge; eye redness, irritation, o ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Pain relief: It is a topical version of the anti-inflammatory diclofenac. It is a topical anti-inflammatory drug.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Not usually: Voltaren (diclofenac) is a non-steroidal pain reliever that is not a narcotic. Not usually an abused drug.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Interestingly, voltaren (diclofenac) or any type of analgesic (pain medicine) can cause the symptom it is taken to treat! some headaches are rebound h ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Peltzer
33 years experience Family Medicine
Arthritis: Voltaren (diclofenac) gel is indicated for Osteoarthritis of joints. It is generally used for knee arthritis but can also be used for ankles, feet, e ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: There is no Codeine in voltaren (diclofenac).
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
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