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What drug should be more effective for gout relief: diclofenac sodium or naproxen?

What drug should be more effective for gout relief: diclofenac sodium or naproxen?

Either of the two: Some people's pain can respond to one nonsteriodal and not another. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Diclofenac Sodium (Definition)

Diclofenac is in a class of drugs known as nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Ibuprofen is also in this class. These drugs inhibit enzymes (cox 1 and cox 2) which are important in producing a prostaglandin e1. Prostaglandin e1 is responsible for producing inflammation ...Read more


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Should voltaren (diclofenac) 75 mg and naproxen 500mg be taken at the same time?

No: Both of them are nonsteridal inflammatory drugs and taking both of them at the same time may give you more severe untoward side effects such as abdominal pain, bleeding. You shoul take one of them after a meal. . ...Read more

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Which is more effective voltaren (diclofenac) or naproxen for neck pain?

Which is more effective voltaren (diclofenac) or naproxen for neck pain?

Both: Both medications can be effective for neck pain. Trying each one separately for a few days would better help you chose which one to take. ...Read more

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Which is better: Naproxen or Voltaren (diclofenac) for trigger finger (thumb) treatment? Want least side effects but effective inflammation treatment.

Which is better: Naproxen or Voltaren (diclofenac) for trigger finger (thumb) treatment? Want least side effects but effective inflammation treatment.

Naproxen v Voltaren (diclofenac): That's like asking if Batman is better than Superman! Both Naproxen & Voltaren (diclofenac) are NSAIDs. For that matter, so is Ibuprofen. It's just that Naproxen & Ibuprofen are available w/o prescription in States whereas Voltaren (diclofenac) requires prescription. Because they're all NSAIDs, they function exactly the same. For each drug, risk & benefit varies depending upon dose. In the end, only you can decide which 4u ...Read more

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What is the max dose of diclofenac sodium 50 mg that can be taken at one time, and the max amount per day?

What is the max dose of diclofenac sodium 50 mg that can be taken at one time, and the max amount per day?

100mg daily. There-: -R multiple forms. Long actin 50, 2-3X/day.100, 1x/day according 2 FDA. So with these dosages it appears the max dose is mor like 159, as there is a 75mg also & rsc is 2X/day. ...Read more

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For which perpose Voren diclofenac sodium is used. And kindly tell me about the side effects.

For which perpose Voren diclofenac sodium is used. And kindly tell me about the side effects.

Pain meds: Diclofenac is a medication used for pain, it is an anti inflammatory medication and the commonest side effect is heart burn. ...Read more

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What is diclofenac sodium used for?

What is diclofenac sodium used for?

Non-steroidal anti-: Inflammatory drug (NSAID) brand name voltaren, generic name diclofenac sodium, enteric coated to delay release of med to protect stomach from irritation, 75 mg dose; used for pain, inflammation, arthritis. ...Read more

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Can I use diclofenac sodium im inj to relive headach?

Can I use diclofenac sodium im inj to relive headach?

Potentially: NSAIDs can be used to varying degrees of success to treat headaches. The main contraindications would be ulcer disease, cardiac or kidney disease. Or a known allergy to NSAIDs; can also worsen asthma as well. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss directly with your doctor. ...Read more

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Would diclofenac sodium tablets still be effective if crushed first?

Yes: Not all nsaids are absorbed better when crushed. You should contact your nearest pharmacy. ...Read more

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What are all the side effects of diclofenac sodium tablets?

What are all the side effects of diclofenac sodium tablets?

Like all NSAIDs: Gi upset, increase bp, gastric bleeding, liver tests elevation, allergic reaction. This is similar to other nsaids except it may have more risk of increased liver tests. ...Read more

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Diclofenac sodium good for diebatic patient or not?

It could be used: The most common side effects of diclofenac involve the gastrointestinal system.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may rarely increase the risk for a heart attack or stroke. The risk may be greater if you have heart disease or increased risk for heart disease (for example, due to smoking, family history of heart disease, or conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes. ...Read more

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Can I take diclofenac sodium tablets with paracetamol?

Look online: If you search paracetamol it will list what drugs are not safe to take with it. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of back pain and diclofenac sodium?

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What could be the cause of back pain and diclofenac sodium?

Diclofenac: Is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent for pain. Back pain while on diclofenac warrants further evaluation to determine if there are other causes for the pain or if it is not effective to reduce the pain. ...Read more

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I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

Allergy: Presuming that you are healthy, taking the two medications together is not likely to be a problem. If you are hypertensive, your blood pressure can be affected, so monitor it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diclofenac sodium tablets with diclofenac gel?

Usually: But you need to be careful of early onset of side effects. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac sodium 50mg (voltrol) more effective than buprofen (advil) 400mg?

Effective: Ibuprofen is equally effective as compared to votrol but you have to take a higher dose more frequently for same effect. ...Read more

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What does diclofenac sodium 50mg do for humans?

See below: Diclofenac sodium is a strong NSAID - non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (like Ibuprofen or naproxen) which can reduce inflammation and pain but has many serious potential side effects and interactions with other drugs. Talk to you physician about these and you medical conditions before even considering taking this medicine. ...Read more

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Voltaren aka diclofenac sodium--what is it for?

Inflammation: Voltaren (diclofenac) is an anti-inflammatory eye drop. It is used to decrease inflammation and manage pain in various eye conditions. It is most commonly prescribed after cataract surgery. ...Read more

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Can I take diclofenac sodium tablets with gel?

Usually: But you need to be careful of early onset of side effects. ...Read more

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How soon before diclofenac sodium suppositories take effect?

Not aware: I am not aware of diclofenac suppositories but the absorption and efficacy may be like the oral route. ...Read more

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How soon before diclofenac sodium suppositories start working?

Depends: Usually rectal spositories can last a long time. Check with your md. ...Read more

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Is there an interaction between the pill and diclofenac sodium?

Not a podiatry?: If you look your medicine up online it will list drugs it interacts with. ...Read more

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Will I be able to take diclofenac sodium tablets with diclofenac gel?

Yes: The amount of diclofenac that is absorbed systemically with the diclofenac gel is very small. It is ok to use a topical NSAID with an oral nsaid. However, there is still a possibility of side effects common with any NSAID taken. ...Read more

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What is the structure of diclofenac sodium? What does it do to the body?

See details: Diclofenac is a cyclooxygenase inhibitor that functions to relieve arthritic inflammation and pain. It can raises blood pressure, reduce kidney function, cause significant GI and liver issues and can increase the risk of heart issues in people with cardiac risk factors. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more


Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more