Diclofenac sodium 50mg uses - Doctor answers

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Can I use diclofenac sodium im inj to relive headach?

Can I use diclofenac sodium im inj to relive headach?

Potentially: NSAIDs can be used to varying degrees of success to treat headaches. The main contraindications would be ulcer disease, cardiac or kidney disease. Or a known allergy to NSAIDs; can also worsen asthma as well. Don't hesitate to be seen to discuss directly with your doctor. ...Read more

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Diclofenac Sodium (Definition)

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


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Does chronic use of diclofenac sodium leads to kidney failure?

Does chronic use of diclofenac sodium leads to kidney failure?

Rarely: Any anti-inflammatory agent can result in kidney failure if not adequately monitored. Renal function (and other laboratory measures) should be evaluated at least every 3 months and dehydration avoided. ...Read more

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I use diclofenac sodium supp for my kid every 12 hours when high fever is that ok to be given over five days?

I use diclofenac sodium supp for my kid every 12 hours when high fever is that ok to be given over five days?

Voltaren (diclofenac): As a pediatrician I don't recommend Voltarin for children under 12 years of age for fever, it is mostly used to relieve pain from chronic arthritis or acute pain after surgery, you should use acetaminophen or ibuprofen to control fever instead of diclofenac. Good luck ...Read more

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Is it a good or bad idea to use diclofenac sodium for period pain?

Is it a good or bad idea to use diclofenac sodium for period pain?

You can: It is an nsaid, blocks prostaglandins and can help as long as your physician agrees you can take it. ...Read more

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Can I use Cipro (ciprofloxacin) opthalamic solution 0, 3? or Diclofenac sodium 0, 1? to treat my cat's eye? She has mucous discharge from eye and her eye is tearing.

Can I use Cipro (ciprofloxacin) opthalamic solution 0, 3? or Diclofenac sodium 0, 1? to treat my cat's eye? She has mucous discharge from eye and her eye is tearing.

Not sure...: Doses and concentrations of medications that are safe for humans may not be safe for our pets. Certain medications may not even be able to be metabolized by our pets. I wouldn't take the chance, to be honest. Please consult with a veterinarian to be safe. ...Read more

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What does diclofenac sodium 50mg do for humans?

See below: Diclofenac sodium is a strong NSAID - non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (like Ibuprofen or naproxen) which can reduce inflammation and pain but has many serious potential side effects and interactions with other drugs. Talk to you physician about these and you medical conditions before even considering taking this medicine. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take two 50mg diclofenac sodium tablets at one time?

Is it ok to take two 50mg diclofenac sodium tablets at one time?

Yes: Maximum daily dose is 150mg. So if you wanna try two, you can consider it just know you are beginning to bump up to max dose for the day. ...Read more

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What's diclofenac sodium?

What's diclofenac sodium?

Diclofenac: Diclofenac is a topical anti-inflammatory medication used to treat eye disease. It is also called voltaren (diclofenac). It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). ...Read more

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What is diclofenac sodium?

NSAID: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used for reducing inflammation and pain in arthritis, dental pain, gout and migraine. ...Read more

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What is diclofenac sodium used for?

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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Voltaren aka diclofenac sodium--what is it for?

Inflammation: Voltaren (diclofenac) is an anti-inflammatory eye drop. It is used to decrease inflammation and manage pain in various eye conditions. It is most commonly prescribed after cataract surgery. ...Read more

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How can I convert diclofenac to diclofenac sodium?

Are you kidding?: Diclofenac comes in several forms. Get a prescription. ...Read more

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Would diclofenac sodium tablets still be effective if crushed first?

Yes: Not all nsaids are absorbed better when crushed. You should contact your nearest pharmacy. ...Read more

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How many diclofenac sodium 50 mg tablets can be taken at one time? Do I also take it every 6 or 8 hours?

Maximum dose: 100 mg by mouth 2 times a day. Always talk with your doctor about all medicines you take. ...Read more

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What is the max dose of diclofenac sodium 50 mg that can be taken at one time, and the max amount per day?

100mg daily. There-: -R multiple forms. Long actin 50, 2-3X/day.100, 1x/day according 2 FDA. So with these dosages it appears the max dose is mor like 159, as there is a 75mg also & rsc is 2X/day. ...Read more

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I, ve been taking Diclofenac Sodium 75mg for over 10 years and for the last 5/6 years, Lansoprazol. Are there any alternatives?

Depends: There are safer alternatives for reflux and joint pain, but I need to know why specifically you are taking those medications.. ...Read more

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Sodium present in diclofenac sodium has any relevance with sodium present in our household salt or it is in some other chemical form?

Sodium present in diclofenac sodium has any relevance with sodium present in our household salt or it is in some other chemical form?

No: Diclofenac sodium is the generic chemical name for Voltaren. Many prescription medications are chemically in the "salt" family but do not have the same effect on your body like household salt. You need to pay attention to the the diclofenac (active ingredient) and ignore the "sodium" part of the name in order to understand how the medication will affect your body. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac sodium 50mg (voltrol) more effective than buprofen (advil) 400mg?

Effective: Ibuprofen is equally effective as compared to votrol but you have to take a higher dose more frequently for same effect. ...Read more

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