Top 20 Doctor insights on: How fast does diclofenac work
One hour: Peak blood levels occur one hour after use. ...Read more
About 10-20 minutes: It may take about 10-20 minutes for it to start working. ...Read more
Hi There< I believe there is a newish drug that works well as an alternative to Diclofenac, but has fewer side effects. I am not sure of the name.
I am currently taking diclofenac & have a drug test soon for work, will this show up on the test so I know to take the bottle in with me when I go in?
No, but.. .: Diclofenac is an anti inflammatory medication that is not controlled and not typically screened in a work physical drug test. However, I do see Lorazepam on your list of medications. Lorazapam is a medication that is typically screened in a work physical drug test. I would bring your current prescription bottle for that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mid left blunt back pain. Intensity increases slowly and hurts more at home after I come from work. Diclofenac gel didn't help. Since 20 days. Wht to do?
A few days: You should know within a few days, week at the most, if the dose you are on is effective, etc. ...Read more
Right Deltoid pain, slightly stiff neck. Haven't done hard physical work. Can I take Cataflam (diclofenac) and Pamando together? How much can I take?
Need more info: These symptoms could be the "tip" of the iceberg. In medicine we don't treat the symptoms of the disease, we treat the cause. Please see your M.D. or D.O. to diagnose the cause of your discomfort. Can't recommend your taking any medication without a diagnosis. ...Read more
My wife was prescibed voltaren (diclofenac) 100mg. She breastfeeds, so will this be a problem? Does "pumping and dumping" work to get voltaren (diclofenac) out after 8hrs?
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Currently, I have not been a ble to sleep all night as my right deltoid is in pain. I've only done office work. Is Cataflam (diclofenac) and Panado a good idea?
See details: The best approach is to see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
I have had Ankylosing Spondylitis since 17, now 44.I have had excellent results w Voltaren (diclofenac).Have you noticed this older med works better than new meds?
AS: Its just as effective as newer ones as long as you take with food. ...Read more
I take voltaren (diclofenac) 1x per day for inflammation in my right si joint, and it works well. Should I be concerned about taking this long term?
Dr changed my diclofenac potassium to sodium, not sure why? But I've felt intense flushing/hotflashes, & heartbeating fast, feeling odd, is it normal?
No: There Re some people who notice a difference in effectiveness between these medications even though the active ingredient is the same. The side effects you are describing are. To normal with this change. It is always possible you are having an a usual side effect from the medication. Ask your doctor to switch you back to be sure. ...Read more
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