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I'm taking diclofenac sod ec 75mg.can I take sleep med that has only diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg?

I'm taking diclofenac sod ec 75mg.can I take sleep med that has only diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg?

Yes: These medicines have different mechanism of action and that is not a problem. Discuss this with your physician if there's any other medical issues we are not aware of. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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I have a back fracture in my SI joint and its stoping me sleeping - I'm already of diclofenac. Could you suggest any thing to help me sleep?

I have a back fracture in my SI joint and its stoping me sleeping - I'm already of diclofenac. Could you suggest any thing to help me sleep?

Simple sleep remedy: A helpful and safe remedy is something called melatonin. People may safely use 1-5 milligrams before bed time, normally starting with 1 milligram is a good idea. What is more important for you may be better pain control rather than something to help you sleep. ...Read more

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Having trouble staying asleep. Currently on Voltaren (diclofenac) due to sprained leg, but my pain is supportive. What seems to be the problem?

Having trouble staying asleep. Currently on Voltaren (diclofenac) due to sprained leg, but my pain is supportive. What seems to be the problem?

Sleep: depends on following a good sleep hygiene; trial of avoiding stimulants Going to bed on regular time Avoiding external stimulation like light and noise Exercise Eat regularly, do not lay in bed or take naps during the day. Get exposed to light during the day and darkness during sleeping time. If your sleep fails to improve see a doctor. Medications like Melatonin or ambien (zolpidem) may help ...Read more

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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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Can diclofenac help a toothache?

NSAID: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It should help, like tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, or Motrin would. Get to see your dentist asap to prevent the pain from escalating to a point where it is unbearable. ...Read more

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