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How soon will diclofenac suppositories take to work?

How soon will diclofenac suppositories take to work?

About 10-20 minutes: It may take about 10-20 minutes for it to start working. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Diclofenac: Regular diclofenac is usually 50mg tabs - a better and safer choice is to take the 25mg liquid in a gel cap (Zipsor) - Insurance usually does not like to pay for something that is safer - but they will pay for cheap. Another choice is Meloxicam or Nalfon ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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Mobic (meloxicam) vs diclofenac which works better?

Mobic (meloxicam) vs diclofenac which works better?

hard to say: Different people respond best to different nsaids. That said, diclofenac often seems to be the stronger agent. ...Read more

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How can voltaren (diclofenac) gel work?

How can  voltaren (diclofenac) gel work?

Pain relief: It is a topical version of the anti-inflammatory diclofenac. It is a topical anti-inflammatory drug. ...Read more

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I hurted my neck when turning it fast and many times. It caused pain. Can i put voltaren (diclofenac) gel ? Will it help ?

Yes: Yes, voltaren (diclofenac) gel is an antinflammatory which relieves pain and decreases inflammation. Needless to say if you do not get relief you need to see a doctor. Also remember voltaren (diclofenac) gel is a rx medication and you must use it under the guidance of a physician. ...Read more

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How long does is take for arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) to work?

How long does is take for arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) to work?

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

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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?

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