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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

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Can you tell me if on solpadol & diclofenac for pain, need to double dose, & top up w/ metamizole & mefenamic acid - still pain?

Can you tell me if on solpadol & diclofenac for pain, need to double dose, & top up w/ metamizole & mefenamic acid - still pain?

Very unwise move: Do not combine NSAIDs because of the significant increase for serious GI and kidney toxicities. Combining pain meds is also a dangerous idea. What is the source of the pain? If it is musculoskeletal, see a rheumatologist and do not self medicate. ...Read more

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Just been taking bendroflumethiazideand diclofenac what type of side effects can I expect?

Just been taking bendroflumethiazideand diclofenac what type of side effects can I expect?

Corzide+diclofenac: Your doc may want to change one of those meds since the combination may decrease the intended effect of lowering blood pressure, eliminating fluid & sodium. ...Read more

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What are the negative side effects of diclofenac diethylamine?

What are the negative side effects of diclofenac diethylamine?

Minimal but.....: Diclofenac belongs to the class of medications known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids)
side effects include: application site irritation (e.g., redness, itching), blistering skin at the application site, heartburn and stomach discomfort. ...Read more

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Does diclofenac interact with diovan (valsartan)?

Does diclofenac interact with diovan (valsartan)?

Interaction: There is increased risk of kidney toxicity and possible decrease effectiveness of BP lowering of diovan (valsartan). Consider using Acetaminophen if possible. Discuss with your doctor. ...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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Is it okay to mix cough medicine with diclofenac?

Is it okay to mix cough medicine with diclofenac?

Yes: Just make sure that the cough medicine does not have any other NSAID like Ibuprofen in it. If it has acetominophen then you are ok. ...Read more

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What to do if I have really bad sinus headache/migraine took the sinus relief and didn't help much at all can I take diclofenac?

What to do if I have really bad sinus headache/migraine took the sinus relief and didn't help much at all can I take diclofenac?

Better Dx needed: Headache pain in the sinus implies that toxins, pathogens or allergens are present in the frontal sinus at the sphenoid junction. The proteomic biomarker l-homocysteine can detect and quantify the presence of pathogens (usually a complex mixed infection with bacteria, virus, and yeast). The most common toxins are VOCs (remedy: ChemDetox) and mold (remedy: Cholestryamine). ...Read more

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50 mg of diclofenac is equivalent to how many mg of ibuprofen?

50 mg of diclofenac is equivalent to how many mg of ibuprofen?

?: Diclofenac does not have a clear conversion to Ibuprofen as its selectivity for specific cyclooxygenase (cox) is different than ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac 75mg safe to take?

Is diclofenac 75mg safe to take?

Yes for most!: Major concerns would be patient with previous ulcer, high blood pressure, and congestive heart failure, and finally, renal disease. Most can take it safely! ...Read more

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What is diclofenac 75mg ec used for?

What is diclofenac 75mg ec used for?

Inflammatory pain: Diclofenac is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) and is used to treat pain from inflammation. ...Read more

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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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Do I have to take all of my diclofenac?

Do I have to take all of my diclofenac?

Only if you want to: Only if you want to feel better. Your doctor prescribed an amount he felt best for you. ...Read more

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What is the medicine diclofenac used for?

What is the medicine diclofenac used for?

Arthritis, pain,: Reducing inflamation as it is an NSAID like ibuprofen or naproxen. ...Read more

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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