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What is diclofenac sod ec 75mg tablets?

What is diclofenac sod ec 75mg tablets?

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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Please describe the medication: diclofenac?

Please describe the medication: diclofenac?

Diclofenac: Diclofenac is the generic name for the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug known as voltaren (diclofenac). It is used to treat the pain resulting from various types of inflammation. ...Read more

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Was prescribe with drug having diclofenac potassium. After taking it stool turn black with mucus loss of appetite and stomachgrams how serious is it?

Was prescribe with drug having diclofenac potassium. After taking it  stool turn black with mucus loss of appetite and stomachgrams how serious is it?

Possibly serious: Black or tarry stools could result from a GI bleed related to diclofenac. Contact your doctor asap and have your stool tested for blood and a blood count done. ...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 anything bad happen if i used diclofenac cream together with painkillers?

Would anything bad happen if i used diclofenac cream together with painkillers?

Possibly: Why do you need pain killers, . Find out what is causing the pain and get rid of the pain cause and the pain will go away. Pain killers and diclofenac will not make you better. ...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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How soon will diclofenac suppositories take to work?

How soon will diclofenac suppositories take to work?

About 10-20 minutes: It may take about 10-20 minutes for it to start working. ...Read more

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Mobic (meloxicam) vs diclofenac which works better?

Mobic (meloxicam) vs diclofenac which works better?

hard to say: Different people respond best to different nsaids. That said, diclofenac often seems to be the stronger agent. ...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