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Doctor insights on: Diclofenac Potassium

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


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Can you take Excedrin with diclofenac potassium?

5 types of Excedrine: Some Excedrins (Extra Strength, PM, and Migraine) contain 250mg of aspirin per pill whereas others (Tension and Mild) do not. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) and I would advise caution if you were to take both Excedrin (ES, PM, or Migraine) and Diclofenac at high doses or if you have a history of kidney problems. ...Read more

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Can you take diclofenac potassium while on Chantix?

Can you take diclofenac potassium while on Chantix?

Yes: I am unaware of any specific, common adverse drug-drug interactions with these two medications. ...Read more

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Dr changed my diclofenac potassium to sodium, not sure why? But I've felt intense flushing/hotflashes, & heartbeating fast, feeling odd, is it normal?

Dr changed my diclofenac potassium to sodium, not sure why? But I've felt intense flushing/hotflashes, & heartbeating fast, feeling odd, is it normal?

No: There Re some people who notice a difference in effectiveness between these medications even though the active ingredient is the same. The side effects you are describing are. To normal with this change. It is always possible you are having an a usual side effect from the medication. Ask your doctor to switch you back to be sure. ...Read more

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Which is better for pain.....Diclofenac Potassium 50mg or Ibuprofen 600mg?

Depends: Ibuprofen, since it's over the counter, is usually tried by people before they make their way to the doctor, and is effective for many people. If ibuprofen "doesn't pack enough punch" then the doctor might prescribe them diclofenac potassium, which is stronger. ...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?

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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Dr. Clarence Grim
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