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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Alcohol & NSAIDS: Alcohol is a diuretic, it causes dehydration. If you take diclofenac after drinking you can hurt your kidneys. The kidneys need water to work well. One of the most common causes of kidney disease is use of nsaids. To prevent a hangover after drinking rehydrate yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 10-20 minutes: It may take about 10-20 minutes for it to start working. ...Read more
NSAIDS side effects: Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal drug and nearly all can cause gastrointestinal problems such as nausea,heartburn,ulcers,diarrhea, and GI hemorrhage. They can also cause tinnitus, vertigo and hearing loss. They can cause kidney problems in susceptible people, and they can cause liver enzyme elevations. Taking more than recommended causes more problems. ...Read more
NSAID+diuretic: Diclofenac and other nsaid's can counter the effect of blood pressure medications, including bendroflumethiazide, a diuretic. This especially true when used long term and may want to discuss with your doctor alternate methods of managing your pain. Gi upset is on the most common complaints, otherwise well tolerated by most. ...Read more
Why whenever I receive an IM injection of Diclofenac, I keep having pain near the injection site?
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
It is good idea taking 50mg of diclofenac for more than one month? Can I take it for long term? thank you
Medicine FX: Taking this once each day is considered safe. Long term use may increase the risk of effects on the liver or the kidneys. If your have no history of liver or kidney disease, this medicine will probably be safe. If you use it for a longer time, it will be a good idea to monitor the functions of these organs. ...Read more