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Doctor insights on: Diclofenac Allergy In Children

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What is the definition or description of: Cataflam (diclofenac) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cataflam (diclofenac) allergy?

Cataflam allergy: Cataflam (diclofenac) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/cataflam. Html ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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28 yr old f. I hav diclofenac allergy frm childhood (eye swelling, runny nose&heavy sneezing wen I take dis).Wich all medicines I shud avoid in future?

28 yr old f. I hav diclofenac allergy frm childhood (eye swelling, runny nose&heavy sneezing wen I take dis).Wich all medicines I shud avoid in future?

Confined to diclofen: Nsaid induced hives and angioedema are specific to that NSAID (look for generic and not brand names) as evidenced by your tolerance of naproxen. Diclo is the only drug you need to avoid. ...Read more

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

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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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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Is diclofenac safe during lactation??

Is diclofenac safe during lactation??

Not really!: Some is excreted in milk, but problems would primarily be GI in baby! ...Read more

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Diclofenac can be taken after some beers?

Diclofenac can be taken after some beers?

Alcohol & NSAIDS: Alcohol is a diuretic, it causes dehydration. If you take diclofenac after drinking you can hurt your kidneys. The kidneys need water to work well. One of the most common causes of kidney disease is use of nsaids. To prevent a hangover after drinking rehydrate yourself. ...Read more

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Can I take actaminophen and diclofenac together?

Can I take actaminophen and diclofenac together?

Yes: You have asked 4 questions about diclofenac. Why didn't you discuss this medication with your doctor or pharmacist? ...Read more

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My ferritin level is at 5. Could my diclofenac be causing this?

My ferritin level is at 5. Could my diclofenac be causing this?

It could: Be related. Diclofenac can be associated with gastric and duodenal ulcers which could bleed chronically and lead to iron deficiency, . ...Read more

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Who should not take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

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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Is Diclofenac safe to take if you take atenolol?

Is Diclofenac safe to take if you take atenolol?

Caution: It is a generally safe combination as long as you do not exceed the daily recommended dose of diclofenac. However elevated blood pressure and salt retention can be a side effect to diclofenac which can negate the benefit of atenolol. good luck ...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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Side effects of voltaren (diclofenac)?

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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Are diclofenac and aceclofenac steroids?

Are diclofenac and aceclofenac steroids?

Not steroids.: They are called NSAIDS, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs! ...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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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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Can diclofenac be helplful for sciatica pain?

Can diclofenac be helplful for sciatica pain?

Possibly: It is an anti-inflammatory medication that can help. However, if you are not better after a few days I suggest seeing a spine specialist for further evaluation and treatment options. ...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 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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Had a mini stroke 2weeks ago. Can I take diclofenac?

Had a mini stroke 2weeks ago. Can I take diclofenac?

Talk to ur MD: Review this with your doctor. He knows your history and your other medications. ...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