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Is diclofenac safe during lactation??

Is diclofenac safe during lactation??

Not really!: Some is excreted in milk, but problems would primarily be GI in baby! ...Read more

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Is diclofenac safe to take by pregnant women?

Is diclofenac safe to take by pregnant women?

Probably Not: Diclofenac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid), and other drugs of this class should generally not be taken during pregnancy as it can affect the fetus' circulatory system late in pregnancy and are associated with developmental defects early on. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can be taken in carefully limited quantities for pain. As always, the benefits versus the risks should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is Diclofenac safe to take if you take atenolol?

Is Diclofenac safe to take if you take atenolol?

Caution: It is a generally safe combination as long as you do not exceed the daily recommended dose of diclofenac. However elevated blood pressure and salt retention can be a side effect to diclofenac which can negate the benefit of atenolol. good luck ...Read more

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Is Diclofenac safe to take if you have acid reflux and stomach problems? I also have high blood pressure?

Is Diclofenac safe to take if you have acid reflux and stomach problems? I also have high blood pressure?

Avoid this NSAID: Diclofenac is an NSAID like ibuprofen and naproxen. If you have stomach problems like reflux, or worse a history of stomach ulcers, I would advise you to avoid NSAIDS. I advise all who take NSAIDS to take them with food to help protect the stomach and intestine. Regarding effects on blood pressure, NSAIDS have an effect on the kidneys that can lead to high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac 75mg safe to take?

Is diclofenac 75mg safe to take?

Yes for most!: Major concerns would be patient with previous ulcer, high blood pressure, and congestive heart failure, and finally, renal disease. Most can take it safely! ...Read more

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Is diclofenac pottasium safe in heart disease?

Is diclofenac pottasium safe in heart disease?

Sl increased risk: Diclofenac is a NSAID which primarily are used as antiinflammatories and analgesic agents in patients with acute or chronic inflammation. As a class, these meds carry a small absolute cardiac risk increase primarily triggered by a 1-2% incidence of fluid retention or BP elevation (which can destabilize a cardiac patient. For most this is not too high a risk and is offset by the benefits. ...Read more

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Is arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) safe to use in abortion?

Is arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) safe to use in abortion?

Not for use in preg: This is an arthritis medicine that should not be used during pregnancy. It will cause an abortion in very early pregnancy and more serious problems in later pregnancy. It is safe to use after an abortion. ...Read more

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Is diclofenac diethylamine ointment safe for me in third trimester? I use it for pain as per doctor's prescription.

Is diclofenac diethylamine ointment safe for me in third trimester? I use it for pain as per doctor's prescription.

No.: Any NSAID use could constrict the ductus arteriosus causing pulmonary hypertension to the fetus, or decrease the renal perfusion and lead to oligohydramnios. Even transdermal application (especially with the vasodilatation of late pregnancy) can result in significant concentrations in the maternal/fetal blood. Use icy-hot patch with simultaneous tylenol (acetaminophen) 1000 mg + Reglan 10 mg instead (+/- codeine). ...Read more

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What to do if I'm 9 weeks pregnant. Is abortion with arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) safe at this stage?

What to do if I'm 9 weeks pregnant. Is abortion with arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) safe at this stage?

No, No, no: Please don't attempt a self- abortion with arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) (NSAID) or any other drug or herbal. ...Read more

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Why diclofenac injection is harmful when its pill is safe?

Why diclofenac injection is harmful when its pill is safe?

Injections: There is no difference between po and im, but you can develop an infection at the injection site ...Read more

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Hi is it safe to take muscadol, diclofenac and aerius together?

Good combo: No interactions are found. However not recommended in children under 12 years of age.
Please check with your treating physician if concerned. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's safe to take 4 oral capsules of cataflam 50 mg (diclofenac) per day?

See details: That is considered the absolute maximum dose. Why are you taking it in the first place. Cataflam (diclofenac) is not my favorite because of data suggesting an increased cardiac risk and liver inflammation with long term use. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2panadol with voltaren (diclofenac)25 I am on 16mg atacand daily. Only got voltaren (diclofenac) yesterday?

Is it safe to take 2panadol with voltaren (diclofenac)25 I am on 16mg atacand daily. Only got voltaren (diclofenac) yesterday?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Surely the doctor who prescribed this medicine discussed it with you. If the doctor did not discuss this it might be wise to find a better doctor. ...Read more

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

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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My doctor has given me cyclobenzaprine HCl 10mg. Is this safe to take with diclofenac sod 75mg?

My doctor has given me cyclobenzaprine HCl 10mg. Is this safe to take with diclofenac sod 75mg?

Yes: There is no dangerous interaction between cyclobenzaprine which is a muscle relaxant, and diclofenac sodium which is an anti-inflammatory analgesic (NSAID). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take paracetamol and diclofenac sodium together?

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

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Is diclofenac by pill and a cream with ketoprofen, baclofen, and lidocaine safe together?

Is diclofenac by pill and a cream with ketoprofen, baclofen, and lidocaine safe together?

Very safe and: Commonly used for both as a first-line agent for some neuropathic pain disorders, or as a second-line agent in combination with an anticonvulsant medication. Some clinicians advocate the use of baclofen, ketoprofen, diclofenac in the management of musculoskeletal pain problems and disorders. ...Read more

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I use voltaren (diclofenac) retard 100mg for my turf toe injury. It helps but is it safe to keep taking it for long?

Talk to your doctor: If you are tolerating the medication, and it is providing benefit you and your doctor can decide if the potential benefits outweigh the risks. All nsaids have a black box warning regarding cardiovascular risk. That being said, many patients safely use this medicine and other nsaids for months or years without problems. Also talk to your doctor about other options you have available. ...Read more

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The diclofenac is taken one by mouth 2 times a day and the cyclobenzaprine HCl is taken one by mouth 3 times a day. Are these safe to mix?

Yes: Diclofenac is a non-steroidal inflammatory drug used to treat pain and inflammation. Cyclobenzaprine is used for muscle spasm. They are unrelated and o.k. to take together. ...Read more

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Is it safe to be on both birth control and diclofenac sodium?

Yes: There should be no interaction between the two, just be aware of the warnings and precaustions associated with the two drugs. ...Read more

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I was prescribed divido (diclofenac sodium) with muscerol2. I'm a bit worried to take them, which is safer ibuprofen or diclofenac sodium?

I was prescribed divido (diclofenac sodium) with muscerol2. I'm a bit worried to take them, which is safer ibuprofen or diclofenac sodium?

Meds: Ibuprofen is the gold standard for inflammatory rx, as long as you have no allergies or side effects to it.
400 mg po q 6 hrs. For pain, inflammation
The divido with muscerol2 is a also another anti-inflammatory and added muscle relaxant. This med might have more risk for side effects but is safe to take if you need muscle relaxant. See your MD if emesis, rash respiratory effects occur when taking ...Read more

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I was hospitalized for Heart & Blood Pressure (215/101) from taking Diclofenac 2 years for Psoriatic Arthritis. Is there something safer to take?

I was hospitalized for Heart & Blood Pressure (215/101) from taking Diclofenac 2 years for Psoriatic Arthritis. Is there something safer to take?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or topical: Tylenol/acetaminophen has no effect on blood pressure. Also, there are topical antiinflammatories such as diclofenac gel/cream and others made by compounded pharmacies that have limited systemic absorption and rarely increase bp. If I can be of help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ibuprofen as needed and diclofenac sodium?

Is it safe to take ibuprofen as needed and diclofenac sodium?

No: If you are taking diclofenac on a regular basis you should not take Ibuprofen with it. ...Read more