A 43-year-old member asked:
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can i take coumadin (warfarin) and use voltaren gel?

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Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes.: Voltaren is a topical gel, and Coumadin (warfarin) works internally (blood thinning effect).
Answered on Apr 20, 2020
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