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Gm Voltaren Gel Medicine For Knee Pain
I was standing from the ground my right knee had a Pulled hamstring i took diprofos needle and miscerol3 capsules and used voltaren gel is this enough?
Hamstring: Yes. That is enough medicine. Don't forget to stretch as well. ...Read more
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
Knee pain and swelling, xray report shows small to moderate joint effusion, mild space narrowing suggests cartilage wear with no advance OA detected. Female 37 years, 65 KG weight. Took Voltaren Rapid 25 for 10 days, Pain and swelling not going. What can
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for pain after knee surgery 2 5/325 mg/day, is safe to use Voltaren gel for inflammation while on Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)? Any other suggestion to reduce swollen?
Can I use voltaren (diclofenac) gel for a short period to cure/ease a knee injury together with my wafarin
Yes!: With very good safety!Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a history of breast cysts. I called my dr he called me out voltaren (diclofenac) gel .I was confused after reading the common use joints, knees.
Doctor correct: Voltaren (diclofenac) is in a class of drugs called, nsaids (nonseroidalantiinflamatories) they work by prevention inflammation. Inflammation is the cause of pain. If the breast cysts are causing pain, the drug may work the same way as the drug works on knees and joints. ...Read more
Capsaicin cream OTC:
Sudden knee pain is usually the result of overusing the knee or suddenly injuring it. In many cases of knee pain, you don't need to see your doctor. Apply moist heat, rest your knee and limit its movement, use otc capsaicin cream.
If your pain is not improving after 7 days, see your pcp for evaluation, imaging and treatment. ...Read more
What is the best medicine for knee pain if you are allergic to Nsaid drugs. my dr confirmed the allergy. Trying to get info before i go to orthopedic.
NSAID allergy: There are a few options, though one is RX only. There is a product called Traumeel that is not an RX and would be a great alternative to the NSAID's. There are also topical anti-inflammatories that are compounded by pharmacies, that many people with NSAID allergies can use as they are applied topically and minimally absorbed. Also look up how to use hot/colt contrast therapy. ...Read more
Depends....: There are medications or other modalities which are used in managing swelling around the knee. Medications such as Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen) are useful, but you should be aware of the potential side effects of these medications, particularly for extended use. Ice is often your best friend when suffering from swelling around the knee. The best treatment is to treat the cause of the swelling. ...Read more
I have cronic knee pain after an accident. The MRI and X-ray results are negative. What can I do to help it without drugs?
Aquatics/acupuncture: Injuries after accidents can unfortunately lead to chronic pain (despite normal imaging tests). It's best to stay active, work with a physical therapist to maintain your strength. Consider aquatic therapy as warm water combined with non impact strengthening can be therapeutic. Alternative treatments i.e. Acupuncture may be beneficial. Consider seeing a pain md for further recommendations. ...Read more
I feel knee pain after playing basketball. I am heavy and I jump a lot in the games. Is there any medicine that I can take to prevent this pain?
Nomed -Need2prevent!: Prevention won't be achieved with ibuprofen- meds are typically for treatment. Prevention lies in understanding the cause of your knee pain that can be changed - 1. Overweight? Lose weight 2. Worn out sneakers?Buy new ones 3. Bad technique?Learn better ways to jump 4. Fatigue?Get conditioned 5. Unstable knee?Bracing, rehab may help. ...Read more
I have severe intermittent knee pain upon bending I am a 39 year woman who is in good physical shape it can last for 3 days and then completely disappear it does not come on with any specific cause it just tends to happen I have seen a sports medicine phy
Many possibilities: Meniscus tears can give a similar picture as well. You need an exam from an orthopaedic surgeon and then you can pinpoint the problem. ...Read more
I have chronic knee pain and I want my life back and the only medicine I have taken that helps is tramadol and gabapentin is this realistic or am I So?
Alternative options: Stating it is chronic I assume you've had this evaluated. Do you have a diagnosis? If not formally evaluated, this should be done. You're fairly young for arthritis unless you've had injuries of the knee. For starters you can try OTC Glucosamine and/or Cod Liver Oil capsules (3 per day) and/or Aspercreme. ...Read more
What diagnosis: The first question is what is the diagnosis? There are different type of knee problems: a variety of arthritis types, internal damage and derangement, bursitis and tendonitis. Exercise is very important to stabilize your knee. Your evaluation will determine these things and then see if exercise is enough or what medications depending on the diagnosis. ...Read more
You can!: Would not hurt fetus!Get a more detailed answer ›
You can certainly: Try it. Mineral ice is good as well. ...Read more
How long does diclofenac (Voltaren gel) stay in your system? I use less than 1 gram for the day. Thank you!
Voltaren: I am not sure if you used patch or just gel/solution. Maximum it can work for 14-20 hours with single application. ...Read more
Can I use voltaren gel for my neck when taking ritalin (methylphenidate) and faverin ( luvox) ? Is it harmful ?
No problem: There should be no problem with this combination. ...Read more
I am using Voltaren gel 2g twice daily on ankle/calf area... is it safe to consume alcohol while using or should it be avoided? Thank you
ETOH ok with NSAID: You should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
My sister had 12years since 4 days she had suffer from knee pain and crying a lot . The results of its analys are hb 12.0 gm/dl pcv 0.38 i/i ESR 70?
2 weeks of big toe pain now in knee/wrist. Dix uric acid 465.2umol/L. Why is voltaren (diclofenac) helps but why is it not going away? First attack ever
?gout: Gout is not diagnosed by a blood test. Uric acid can be normal, high, and even low in Gout. Your first step is to get a diagnosis. To diagnose gout your doctor should obtain joint fluid for examination. Volt aren't is a nonsteroidal anti -inflammatory medication. It will help with any type of arthritis. Good luck to you ...Read more
I take voltaren (diclofenac) 2x/day for chronic low back pain. But I also have swelling in hand/foot/knee that it doesn't help.I'm late 30's.What else could it be?
Voltaren (diclofenac): I would go see a doctor if i were you. What you got could be due to many different things, and more pertinent history such as would be necessary to throw some possible causes at you. Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, arthritis due to inflammatory bowel disease or chronic hepatitis, or complex regional pain syndrome/rds are some of the possible causes. Voltaren (diclofenac) could be bad for your heart and kidneys. ...Read more
Many causes: People can get knee pain whether they exercise regularly or not. Inflammation can set in with or without regular exercise. Cartilage can wear out from years of just normal walking. Many athletes who exercise all the time develop severe knee wear and tear, but exercise does keep the surrounding muscles strong which is a good thing. ...Read more