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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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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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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


Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Why is intravenous hydrocortisone administered as hydrocortisone sodium succinate?

Dr. John Chiu Dr. Chiu
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Why is intravenous hydrocortisone administered as hydrocortisone sodium succinate?

Solubility: In order to make certain substances soluble, an appropriate "salt" or attachment must be made. Succinate is often used because of this property. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diclofenac sodium tablets with diclofenac gel?

Usually: But you need to be careful of early onset of side effects. ...Read more

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Do voltaren (diclofenac) contain aspirin or nurofen?

Do voltaren (diclofenac) contain aspirin or nurofen?

No: Although all 3 are non-steroidal anti inflammatory medications, they are also uniquely different chemicals. Neither of them contain the other medication. If you are allergic to Aspirin and nuprofen, you may have trouble taking voltaren (diclofenac) to. Consult your physician before taking. ...Read more

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Is sodium coco sulfate safer than sodium lauryl sulfate?

Is sodium coco sulfate safer than sodium lauryl sulfate?

Not sure: Not sure about all those ingredients in our shampoos, conditioners, soaps, and creams. I presume they all end up in our waters when we shower. The site, http://chemicaloftheday.Squarespace.Com/qa/2011/9/26/sodium-coco-sulfate.Html, has a well-written answer. If the answer is correct, it sounds like the 2 chemicals are similar and equally good or equally bad, depending on one's view. ...Read more

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Why use sodium polystyreme sulfonate (kayexalate)?

Why use sodium polystyreme sulfonate (kayexalate)?

See below: Powder is hard to swallow as it tastes bad, and needs to be suspended in a liquid anyway kayexelate is used to decrease the pottassium level in the blood, mainly in patients with kidney disease and decreased kidney function. ...Read more

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Is sodium carboxymethylcellulose ip a steroid?

Is sodium carboxymethylcellulose ip a steroid?

No.: It is a carbohydrate (comprised primarily of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen) which is derived from cellulose. It is used as a thickening agent and lubricant in many products including foods and things like artificial tears, etc. ...Read more

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Can I take diclofenac sodium tablets with paracetamol?

Can I take diclofenac sodium tablets with paracetamol?

Look online: If you search paracetamol it will list what drugs are not safe to take with it. ...Read more

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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What is diclofenac sodium?

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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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Is voltaren (diclofenac) ophthalmic drops effective?

It depends: It depends on why it is being used. It can be effective for bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Can I take diclofenac sodium tablets with gel?

Can I take diclofenac sodium tablets with gel?

Usually: But you need to be careful of early onset of side effects. ...Read more

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Who would use voltaren (diclofenac) ophthalmic drops?

Who would use voltaren (diclofenac) ophthalmic drops?

Inflammation : This drop is used for inflammation pain and swelling. There are many variants of this drop which are in use today most commonly after cataract surgery. ...Read more

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I used too much oxymetazoline hydrocloride (0.05%) nasal spray?

I used too much oxymetazoline hydrocloride (0.05%) nasal spray?

Limit use of spray: Use this nasal spray only every 12 hours or so to prevent "rebound dryness" and refractory congestion. ...Read more

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If Each 5 ml contains:50mg glyceryl guaiacolate,50mgpotassium citrate,1.5mg terbutaline sulphate,14mg diphenhydramine hydrochloride.Safe for pregnancy?

If Each 5 ml contains:50mg glyceryl guaiacolate,50mgpotassium citrate,1.5mg terbutaline sulphate,14mg diphenhydramine hydrochloride.Safe for pregnancy?

Depends: The most susceptible time for the fetus is during the 1st trimester. After that, most allergy medication or cough medications are likely safe. Diphenhydramine has been associated with a slightly higher risk to develop cleft palate when used in the 1st trimester although the incidence is still very low. ...Read more

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more


Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Voltaren (Definition)

Voltaren ...Read more