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do i have to take all of my diclofenac?

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Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
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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Just been taking bendroflumethiazideand diclofenac what type of side effects can I expect?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Corzide+diclofenac: Your doc may want to change one of those meds since the combination may decrease the intended effect of lowering blood pressure, eliminating fluid & sodium.
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How soon will diclofenac suppositories take to work?

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About 10-20 minutes: It may take about 10-20 minutes for it to start working.
A 44-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for rectal diclofenac to work?

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one hour: Peak blood levels occur one hour after use.
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A 24-year-old male asked:

It is good idea taking 50mg of diclofenac for more than one month? Can I take it for long term? thank you

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Medicine FX: Taking this once each day is considered safe. Long term use may increase the risk of effects on the liver or the kidneys. If your have no history of liver or kidney disease, this medicine will probably be safe. If you use it for a longer time, it will be a good idea to monitor the functions of these organs.
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A member asked:

How long does it take to wean off diclofenac? I have been taking a pill every morning and every night for almost 3 years.75 mg each

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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Instructions: This medications usually prescribed for so long for some chronic condition. You not provide your diagnosis and reason taking it. It makes sense to discuss this question with your doctor to develop plan to stop medicine if your condition resolved.

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