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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
How do I deal wit a painful and itchy thigh after diclofenac injection about three week ago to the upper part thigh?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Side effects of diclofenac sodium injection im locally on my skin and systemically? . Taken every month for p.Dysmenorrhea
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?
Which is better for severe persistent headache, 100 mg diclofenac suppositories, or 75 mg im injection? Thanks and a happy new year 2014 to all!
The Same: You are asking about the same medication. There is no discernible difference. ...Read more
Can diclofenac administered via a non-oral route (eg. By suppository or injection) still cause harm to the stomach? I've been wondering about this.
Route is no matter: Yes, topical diclofenac has been associated with GI bleeding and renal diseases as the oral agent has been. This is especially true in those with renal dysfunction. Concern would be using topical and oral nsaids (nonsteroidal antiinflammatories like aspirin, motrin, naprosyn or diclofenac to name a few) along with the topical agent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Today I had injected 3 mL of Diclofenac in Deltoid .after injection a lump is produced. what should I do now?
Lump: You probably have a small amount of bleeding at the site. Heat 4xday for 20 minutes. Should resolve in a week or so. If it gets bigger go see you doc. ...Read more
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