A 66-year-old male asked:
I have ulcerative colitis in remission. can i use topical voltarol gel containing diclofenac for a painful hamstring strain?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: You should be able to use the transdermal anti-inflammatories without too much of a problem. These medications commonly caused your Tatian of the G.I. tract but not if transmitted through the skin
1.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 8, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.