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28 yr old f. I hav diclofenac allergy frm childhood (eye swelling, runny nose&heavy sneezing wen I take dis).Wich all medicines I shud avoid in future?

28 yr old f. I hav diclofenac allergy frm childhood (eye swelling, runny nose&heavy sneezing wen I take dis).Wich all medicines I shud avoid in future?

Confined to diclofen: Nsaid induced hives and angioedema are specific to that NSAID (look for generic and not brand names) as evidenced by your tolerance of naproxen. Diclo is the only drug you need to avoid. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Cataflam (diclofenac) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cataflam (diclofenac) allergy?

Cataflam allergy: Cataflam (diclofenac) is a nonsteroidal anti-Inflammatory drug. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: https://www. Drugs. Com/cataflam. Html ...Read more

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I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

Allergy: Presuming that you are healthy, taking the two medications together is not likely to be a problem. If you are hypertensive, your blood pressure can be affected, so monitor it. ...Read more

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Is it okay to mix cough medicine with diclofenac?

Is it okay to mix cough medicine with diclofenac?

Yes: Just make sure that the cough medicine does not have any other NSAID like Ibuprofen in it. If it has acetominophen then you are ok. ...Read more

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What are the below drugs used for? 1) famotab 20 tab; 2) voltaren (diclofenac) 50mg & 3) vit b1612? Thanks!

INTERESTING MIX: Famtab is Famotidine for ulcers or to reduce stomach acid. Voltaren is an non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent and B12 helps with a lot of things like anemia and nervous system. Vitamin b6 (pyridoxine) is required for the synthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. And for myelin formation. ...Read more

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What is the medicine diclofenac used for?

What is the medicine diclofenac used for?

Arthritis, pain,: Reducing inflamation as it is an NSAID like ibuprofen or naproxen. ...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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What are alternatives drugs for a patient with chronic inflammation who is allergic to voltaren (diclofenac)?

NSAID allergy: Voltaren (diclofenac) is a member of the group of anti-inflammatory medications called non-steroidals. Some patients with reactions to these react to several of them, and some react only to a particular one. People who react to many can usually still receive a medication called trilisate or choline magnesium trisalicylate. It does not cross-react with Aspirin or other nsaids. Steroids can also be used. ...Read more

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Will arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) show up on a drug test as an opiate?

Will arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) show up on a drug test as an opiate?

Probably not. ..: It chemically related to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ...Read more

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I'm on my third round of diclofenac for foot pain. My doctor has not given me a diagnosis and I am concerned about taking medicine too long.?

I'm on my third round of diclofenac for foot pain. My doctor has not given me a diagnosis and I am concerned about taking medicine too long.?

Ask your doctor: What is his diagnosis and his or her thought process in getting you better and keeping you from recurrence. ...Read more

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Is this drug safe, ? { paracetamol 500mg+50mg diclofenac sodium+ chlorpheniramine+magnesium trisilicate }

Is this drug safe, ? { paracetamol 500mg+50mg diclofenac sodium+ chlorpheniramine+magnesium trisilicate }

No: Too many meds that can combine to cause side effects. Pick one of them and forget the other three. ...Read more

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My foot thumb has swollen by gout...i have take medical with cataflam (diclofenac) 50 mg drug...its ok now. But the swell still there...what should I do?

My foot thumb has swollen by gout...i have take medical with cataflam (diclofenac) 50 mg drug...its ok now. But the swell still there...what should I do?

Takes quality time.: Many patients seem to think that the correct way to treat gout is to manage the symptoms at the time of the acute attack. The inflammation causing pain is only one characteristic of gout. The long term swelling will take a more long term, managed control of the disorder. For this you will need a physician, experienced in managing all the issues involved in effectively controlling gout. ...Read more

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What drug should be more effective for gout relief: diclofenac sodium or naproxen?

What drug should be more effective for gout relief: diclofenac sodium or naproxen?

Either of the two: Some people's pain can respond to one nonsteriodal and not another. ...Read more

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Was prescribe with drug having diclofenac potassium. After taking it stool turn black with mucus loss of appetite and stomachgrams how serious is it?

Possibly serious: Black or tarry stools could result from a GI bleed related to diclofenac. Contact your doctor asap and have your stool tested for blood and a blood count done. ...Read more

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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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Diclofenac can be taken after some beers?

Diclofenac can be taken after some beers?

Alcohol & NSAIDS: Alcohol is a diuretic, it causes dehydration. If you take diclofenac after drinking you can hurt your kidneys. The kidneys need water to work well. One of the most common causes of kidney disease is use of nsaids. To prevent a hangover after drinking rehydrate yourself. ...Read more

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Can I take actaminophen and diclofenac together?

Can I take actaminophen and diclofenac together?

Yes: You have asked 4 questions about diclofenac. Why didn't you discuss this medication with your doctor or pharmacist? ...Read more

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My ferritin level is at 5. Could my diclofenac be causing this?

My ferritin level is at 5. Could my diclofenac be causing this?

It could: Be related. Diclofenac can be associated with gastric and duodenal ulcers which could bleed chronically and lead to iron deficiency, . ...Read more

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Who should not take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Who should not take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): “Use of VOLTAREN® GEL is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to diclofenac. VOLTAREN® GEL should not be administered in patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or other allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal, anaphylactic-like reactions to NSAIDs have been reported in such patients. VOLTAREN® GEL is contraindicated in the ...Read more

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Can I take cataflam (diclofenac) and dequacaine?

Most likely yes: I have not found any contraindications regarding the concomitant use of both. ...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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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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Side effects of voltaren (diclofenac)?

Depends: Most common side effects when using voltaren (diclofenac) drops:
burning or stinging; change in tear production; discharge; eye redness, irritation, or itching. ...Read more