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A 22-year-old female asked:

i smoked in the last two days, i've taken two doses of 75mg diclofenac. i don't plan on smoking anymore, should i be worried about stomach bleeding?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Good luck, no worry: The dosing guidelines for diclofenac is 25-50 mg every 6-8 hours to maximum of 150 mg/day. To reduce GI problems, NSAIDs should be taken with, or soon after, a meal. Use it as an opportunity to reaffirm your commitment to quitting smoking!

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Last updated Dec 5, 2014

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