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What is voltaren (diclofenac)?

What is voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Is the brand name of diclofenac sodium, a non steroidal antiinflammatory like Ibuprofen (motrin, advil (ibuprofen))or naprosyn (naproxen, aleve). It has same possible side effects but probably more expensive ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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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What is Voltaren (diclofenac) used for?

What is Voltaren (diclofenac) used for?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication used to treat joint pain from osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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Is voltaren (diclofenac) useful?

Is voltaren (diclofenac) useful?

Yes: If you are asking from an eye standpoint, it has an fda approved indication for post-cataract surgery inflammation and post-refractive surgery pain. It is often used off-label and effectively for anterior segment pain or inflammation. ...Read more

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Can children take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Can children take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Do not give Voltaren (diclofenac) suppositories to children less than 5 years. ...Read more

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Who should not take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): “Use of VOLTAREN® GEL is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to diclofenac. VOLTAREN® GEL should not be administered in patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or other allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal, anaphylactic-like reactions to NSAIDs have been reported in such patients. VOLTAREN® GEL is contraindicated in the ...Read more

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How long does voltaren (diclofenac) stay in you system?

How long does voltaren (diclofenac) stay in you system?

Disclofenac SR or ER: Voltaren (diclofenac) is great for pain. There is a once daily version (diclofenac er 100), that provides good relief for up to 24hrs. The diclofenac sr (50 & 75mg) is taken twice daily, and has a more rapid absorption. Diclofenac is interesting in that blood levels dissipate more rapidly than levels in inflamed tissues. ...Read more

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How long does voltaren (diclofenac) stay in the system?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Diclofenac is NSAID for pain of arthritis. Comes in regular-release & extended-release tablets. Usually taken once daily, up to 100mg. ...Read more

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Hi, is voltaren more effective pain killer then synoleve?

Hi, is voltaren more effective pain killer then synoleve?

Different for reason: Different causes for pain will respond better. Voltaren is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory, muscle pain tend to respond well to it. Synaleve is a combination pain killer that works central in the brain (also muscle relaxant). They are sometimes co prescribed because of synergistic working in for instance back pain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is 50 mg of voltaren (diclofenac) too much?

Can you tell me is 50 mg of voltaren (diclofenac) too much?

No.: It is not too much, 50 mg is within a prescribed daily amount. Make sure that you take it with food in your stomach, to prevent stomach irritation. ...Read more

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I gave my son two tablets voltaren (diclofenac) sr 100mg, ?

I gave my son two tablets voltaren (diclofenac) sr 100mg, ?

Unable to answer as: There is no question to answer.
Either there is some part of the statement is missing, or has been forgotten.
If the son is an adult and has taken one tab daily, then no problems. If he's taken them together in one day, then there might be a problem.
I would suggest you talk with your pcp to get help for your son. ...Read more

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Voltaren (diclofenac) accidentally taken 200mg. One time dangerous?

If: You have normal liver function and are not prone to significant gastric upset or have a hypersensitivity to the drug you may only have some slight nausea, dyspepsia, possibly some diarrhea but should survive. Don't ingest any more non-steroidal anti-inflammatories for at least 72 hours. ...Read more

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Voltaren (diclofenac) accidentally taken 200mg. At one dose dangerous?

Should not be: Although we usually only give in doses of 100mg daily we sometimes rarely do give it at 200mg per day. You should be ok but be very careful in the future and should ouy start having a lot stomach pain seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Can you help? Is 50 mg of voltaren (diclofenac) too much to take in one day?

50 mg usually okay: The normal dose for healthy adult without kidney or liver disease and no cardiac risk factors and not on blood thinners is 100 - 200 mg per day.

As you can see there are a lot of exceptions. ...Read more

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What are the below drugs used for? 1) famotab 20 tab; 2) voltaren (diclofenac) 50mg & 3) vit b1612? Thanks!

INTERESTING MIX: Famtab is Famotidine for ulcers or to reduce stomach acid. Voltaren is an non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent and B12 helps with a lot of things like anemia and nervous system. Vitamin b6 (pyridoxine) is required for the synthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. And for myelin formation. ...Read more

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What is voltaren (diclofenac) gel used for?

Arthritis: Voltaren (diclofenac) gel is indicated for Osteoarthritis of joints. It is generally used for knee arthritis but can also be used for ankles, feet, elbows, wrists and hands. ...Read more

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What happens if voltaren (diclofenac) is applied to bug bites?

What happens if voltaren (diclofenac) is applied to bug bites?

Won't hurt: But it won't help either---steroid creams are much better for this use. ...Read more

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Is voltaren (diclofenac) a narcotic?

Is voltaren (diclofenac) a narcotic?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Voltaren (diclofenac) is a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug which can be taken orally. A topical cream is available. It is not a narcotic, but may be very effective for skeletal pain relief. ...Read more

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Side effects of voltaren (diclofenac)?

Depends: Most common side effects when using voltaren (diclofenac) drops:
burning or stinging; change in tear production; discharge; eye redness, irritation, or itching. ...Read more

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Do people abuse voltaren (diclofenac) xr?

Not usually: Voltaren (diclofenac) is a non-steroidal pain reliever that is not a narcotic. Not usually an abused drug. ...Read more

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Can voltaren (diclofenac) cause headaches?

Yes: Interestingly, voltaren (diclofenac) or any type of analgesic (pain medicine) can cause the symptom it is taken to treat! Some headaches are rebound headaches caused by regular use of pain meds 3-4 days a week. Also some allergies or advers effect to drugs can be headache. ...Read more

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Is voltaren (diclofenac) ophthalmic drops effective?

It depends: It depends on why it is being used. It can be effective for bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Who would use voltaren (diclofenac) ophthalmic drops?

Who would use voltaren (diclofenac) ophthalmic drops?

Inflammation: This drop is used for inflammation pain and swelling. There are many variants of this drop which are in use today most commonly after cataract surgery. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take cymbalta (duloxetine) and voltaren?

Cymbalta (duloxetine): Risk of GI bleeding is dose-dependent & may occur if you have disease of the GI tract to begin with. Combination is safe as long as Cymbalta (duloxetine) dose is tolerated & voltaren is taken prn (as needed). ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Voltaren (Definition)

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