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Doctor insights on: Diclofenac Injection

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Why diclofenac injection is harmful when its pill is safe?

Why diclofenac injection is harmful when its pill is safe?

Injections: There is no difference between po and im, but you can develop an infection at the injection site ...Read more

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I have a severe back pain not responding to diclofenac injection. Xray is normal. What can I do?

See Your Doctor!: If pain is "severe" and not responding to anti-inflammatories you need a workup to rule out organ causes of pain such as kideney, colon etc. If the pain is just confined to the back likely just muscular. Muscular pain and spasm can be very painful. If this has been going on for a week or two or more see your doctor! perhaps a MRI will be ordered. ...Read more

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Which is better for dissmenorhea, diclofenac or ibuprofen? I use to take diclofenac im injection but always read that ibuprofen reduce menstrual pain

Which is better for dissmenorhea, diclofenac or ibuprofen? I use to take diclofenac im injection but always read that ibuprofen reduce menstrual pain

Both are good: Both of these medications are anti-inflammatory medications that work block the chemicals in your body that cause pain (prostaglandins) . Different people respond differently to different ones. Some are prescription controlled and some are not. Ibuprofen is generally great but you have to take enough of i'd and don't wait until you are already in a lot of pain to start. ...Read more

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Side effects of diclofenac sodium injection im locally on my skin and systemically? . Taken every month for p.Dysmenorrhea

Side effects of diclofenac sodium injection im locally on my skin and systemically? . Taken every month for p.Dysmenorrhea

Why injection????: This is one of several nsaids. They are generally used orally & most are otc. There are always risks including allergy & stomach bleeding. They are popular because most people tolerate them & they are effective for several things., including menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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Why whenever I receive an IM injection of Diclofenac, I keep having pain near the injection site?

Why whenever I receive an IM injection of Diclofenac, I keep having pain near the injection site?

Pain at injection: the medication liquid may cause local irritation. You can ask your doctor to add a small amount of lidocaine along with the IM injection to help with the pain. Good luck ...Read more

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She had an intense pain in a small spot just above the left buttock. She had some injections of diclofenac, and she felt better. What it could be?

Nerve Impingement: can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. ...Read more