Doctor insights on:
Is Voltaren A Narcotic
A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more
It depends: It depends on why it is being used. It can be effective for bacterial infection. ...Read more
Like aleve/motrin: Voltaren is a branded antiiflammatory medicine called diclofenac, in the same family as aleve/motrin etc... It is a tad bit stronger with somewhat higher incidence of side effects (mostly gastrointestinal symptoms/liver abnormality etc.) it has very much the same indication as these two medicine, unfortunately only available (as a gel form too) by prescription. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Voltaren (diclofenac): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/voltaren-side-effects. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
Won't hurt: But it won't help either---steroid creams are much better for this use. ...Read more
No problem: Taking both together! I have many on this regimen! ...Read more
Voltaren (diclofenac) gel through my ins co is so expensive, what can I use that is just as good?
Please help! What happens if voltaren (diclofenac) was given intravenously instead of intramuscularly by mistake?
I am asking about voltaren (diclofenac) suppos 12.5 how long can 5 years old use it? I only give it to my kid if temp. Is over 38.5
It depends: Voltaren (diclofenac) is a nsaid, similar to ibuprofen, available as a suppository outside of the us. It can be given every 4 hours as needed for pain or fever. If your child has a fever for more than 2-3 days, > 102 (38.9), or if he is getting worse, he should be seen by his doctor to make sure the fever is not a symptom of a more serious illness. ...Read more
My grandmother and grandfather use voltaren (diclofenac) but recently my grandma has there anything similar, and with less side effects?
How is the dosage of Voltaren suppositories calculated for a 9 year old child? Is a dosage of 100mg for a 9yr old who weights 35kg too high?
Bit high: It is calculated at 2-3 mg/ kg / day, divided twice a day to 4 times a day, and not to exceed 150 mg / day, so if you give him a 100 mg now, you won't be able to give a similar dose later during the day, you may want to cut it in half if you can, or get another form, as syrup to calculate the dose easier, wish you both wellness ...Read more
Was given toradol via iv at 4. Picked up voltaren at 715. Was unaware it was not safe to take at the same time. Not feeling very well. Dangerous?
How long does one dose of Voltaren (Diclofenac) 100mg keep effect in your system, meaning how long does it suppress pain and inflammation? And 75mg?
In regular form not: Extended type up to 12 hoursGet a more detailed answer ›
Hello | just took a 100 voltaren retard however I cant remember if I took it already this morning or not I am worried that I over dosed should I worry?
No: If you are not having any symptoms there is no problem with doubling up on this medication. Be sure you have food in your stomach. However, you should devise a system of remembering. Maybe place the bottle in a different location after you take your daily dose. ...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