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Is diclofenac 75mg safe to take?

Is diclofenac 75mg safe to take?

Not my favorite: There is a moderate amount of GI risk. If you believe the studies suggesting increased cardiac risk from nsaids, diclofenac is shown to have one of the highest risks. ...Read more

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What is diclofenac 75mg ec used for?

What is diclofenac 75mg ec used for?

Inflammatory pain: Diclofenac is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) and is used to treat pain from inflammation. ...Read more

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What is diclofenac sod ec 75mg tablets?

What is diclofenac sod ec 75mg tablets?

Non-steroidal anti-: Inflammatory drug (NSAID) brand name voltaren, generic name diclofenac sodium, enteric coated to delay release of med to protect stomach from irritation, 75 mg dose; used for pain, inflammation, arthritis. ...Read more

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Do I have to take all of my diclofenac?

Do I have to take all of my diclofenac?

Only if you want to : Only if you want to feel better. Your doctor prescribed an amount he felt best for you. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: diclofenac?

Please describe the medication: diclofenac?

Diclofenac: Diclofenac is the generic name for the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug known as voltaren (diclofenac). It is used to treat the pain resulting from various types of inflammation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: diclofenac?

What is the definition or description of: diclofenac?

Diclofenac: 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 which can cause pain. ...Read more

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Diclofenac , how long before this medication kicks in?

2-3 days: It will usually start to work within 2-3 days but can take 2-3 weeks to reach its maximum effect. ...Read more

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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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How long should I wait before taking another diclofenac dose?

Every 12 hours: You haven't given enough information, but diclofenac is a 12 hour medication, unless you are on the xr (24-hour) product. The dosage is usually 50-75 mg every 12 hours. Sometimes 100mg xr daily- make sure to take with food to avoid stomach ache.....This is for oral dosage. There is also a topical cream available. ...Read more

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Can diclofenac help a toothache?

Can diclofenac help a toothache?

Possibly...: The best solution is to obtain care from a reputable dentist. Diclofenac will not solve the reason why you have a toothache. If you do not have a dentist please do look online for a dentist with really nice reviews. I realize many patients want to fix their dental problems on their own; however, toothaches will not be cured with medications. Medications can mask the symptoms of an infection.... ...Read more

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What is diclofenac gel used for?

See details: It is a topical antiinflammatory med usually applied locally to treat osteoarthritis of the hands or knees. ...Read more

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What is mylan diclofenac 50mg?

What is  mylan  diclofenac  50mg?

Diclofenac: Diclofenac is a nasid (same family like ibuprofen, mortin etc..) this particular product is made by mylan labs a generic drug maker. ...Read more

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What is mylan diclofenac used for?

What is mylan diclofenac used for?

See details: Diclofenac is an NSAID or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat arthritic conditions. Mylan is simply a generic drug company that manufacturers the med. ...Read more