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Diclofenac Sod Ec 75 Mg Tab
What are the below drugs used for? 1) famotab 20 tab; 2) voltaren (diclofenac) 50mg & 3) vit b1612? Thanks!
INTERESTING MIX: Famtab is Famotidine for ulcers or to reduce stomach acid. Voltaren is an non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent and B12 helps with a lot of things like anemia and nervous system. Vitamin b6 (pyridoxine) is required for the synthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. And for myelin formation. ...Read more
I usually take tramadol for pain but I've recently been given diclofenac 75mg dr tab pac will I have the same results as I was with the tramadol?
?: Those two medications have different mechanisms of action and affect different types portions of the pain pathway. Both may be effective in treatig pain, however it often depends on the "problem" or type of pathology they are treating. ...Read more
Hi...I had my bottom molar tooth extracted on Monday but I still am in a lot of pain. Been taking pain tabs and anti inflammatory...Diclofenac 50mg.
Question?: Not sure of your question or which Monday you had your tooth extracted, but if you are in a lot of pain then you should follow up with a visit to the dentist who extracted the tooth. ...Read more
Is it harmful if I pop two tabs of dichlofenac in a day? I get splitting headaches and aspirin never helps. Can diclofenac be used for menstrual pain?
It's ok: This medication is marked for treatment of moderate to severe pain - including painful periods. Just follow your MDs directions. Monitor for abd pain or excessive bleeding or bruising. No not mix with alcohol. You having increased risks of stomach acid problems and if you have cardiac issues you may be at increase risk of heart attacks. Consult your MD if you use frequently. ...Read more
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
Can meloxicam 15mg and diclofenac sod ec 75mg be taken togther for extreme back, knee, hip pain. Also I'm diabetic?
NSAID's: Both studs are in a family carrying symptom relief AND. A risk of toxicity to the gastrointestinal renal and cardiovascular systems;"double dipping" compounds the risk without additional benefit;discuss with your prescribers ...Read more
Using flector patch (diclofenac). Can I still continue to take ec naproxen 500mg x2 daily with patch? Patch literature says no. Dr. Says yes. Need more opinions.
One hour: Peak blood levels occur one hour after use. ...Read more
Diclofenac: 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 which can cause pain. ...Read more
2-3 days: It will usually start to work within 2-3 days but can take 2-3 weeks to reach its maximum effect. ...Read more
Injections: There is no difference between po and im, but you can develop an infection at the injection site ...Read more
Every 12 hours: You haven't given enough information, but diclofenac is a 12 hour medication, unless you are on the xr (24-hour) product. The dosage is usually 50-75 mg every 12 hours. Sometimes 100mg xr daily- make sure to take with food to avoid stomach ache.....This is for oral dosage. There is also a topical cream available. ...Read more
Read the label: Ask your doctor or follow the directions on the labe. ...Read more
Possibly...: The best solution is to obtain care from a reputable dentist. Diclofenac will not solve the reason why you have a toothache. If you do not have a dentist please do look online for a dentist with really nice reviews. I realize many patients want to fix their dental problems on their own; however, toothaches will not be cured with medications. Medications can mask the symptoms of an infection.... ...Read more
Any suggestions on which gel is better for treating pain: a diclofenac gel or an etofenamate gel?
Similar: Studies have shown that about 40-60 % of people with pain from due to Osteoarthritis or Sports Injuries felt they had a good - excellent relief of symptoms when using one of the gels. There are no "head to head" studies comparing one gel vs the other for the same type of problem. You could try one and, if you don't see a meaningful benefit after 3-6 days, then switch to other. ...Read more
Different pain meds: Tramadol ; diclofenac are two completely different families of medication but they both can be used together if a patient has pain ;inflammation. The first choice is the nsaid (diclofenac in this case) on a regular basis, if tolerated ; for moderate pain then using the non-narcotic (tramadol) as your secondary pain medication. In some patients I may use a narcotic pain medication instead of tramadol. ...Read more
No: No intereactions between these three drugs.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does it take to wean off diclofenac? I have been taking a pill every morning and every night for almost 3 years.75 mg each
Instructions: This medications usually prescribed for so long for some chronic condition. You not provide your diagnosis and reason taking it. It makes sense to discuss this question with your doctor to develop plan to stop medicine if your condition resolved. ...Read more
Won't hurt: But it won't help either---steroid creams are much better for this use. ...Read more