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A 24-year-old male asked:

Why diclofenac injection is harmful when its pill is safe?

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Dr. Thomas Miller
Anesthesiology 47 years experience
Diclo: Either way is not completely safe. Any NSAIDs can cause kidney function problems or stomach gastritis and bleeding. Suggest in moderation only and not long term
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Dr. Mark Galperin
Pain Management 33 years experience
Injections: There is no difference between po and im, but you can develop an infection at the injection site
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