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I had periods on my 2 day i had toothache took voltaren, (diclofenac) periods stopped today is 8 day checked for pregnancy test it is positive is it possible?

I had periods on my 2 day i had toothache took voltaren, (diclofenac) periods stopped today is 8 day checked for pregnancy test it is positive is it possible?

You are pregnant !: Voltaren (diclofenac) will not cause any misread on your pregnancy test. You are pregnant! and your toothache is real you should visit your dentist to diagnose the source of your pain and resolve it promptly. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Hi my wife she is 10 weeks pregnant and she is taking cyclogist vaginal supp for pregnancy but today by mistake she took voltaren (diclofenac) supp through vagina ?

Hi my wife she is 10 weeks pregnant and she is taking cyclogist vaginal supp for pregnancy but today by mistake she took voltaren (diclofenac) supp through vagina ?

Call the OB: Although the worrisome time for Voltaren (diclofenac) is the 3rd trimester, it's still to be avoided at all stages of pregnancy unless prescribed by her obstetrician. She should resume the correct medication as prescribed and tomorrow call the obstetrician's office for further advice or evaluation. ...Read more

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Voltarin have a side effect on pregnancy?

Voltarin have a side effect on pregnancy?

As above : All medication can have side effect , voltaren (diclofenac) belong to nsiad group and i beleive it can be harmful for u infant. If u r pregnant u should not take any medication before discussing if with u physician. ...Read more

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What is voltaren (diclofenac)?

What is voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Is the brand name of diclofenac sodium, a non steroidal antiinflammatory like Ibuprofen ( motrin, advil (ibuprofen) )or naprosyn (naproxen, aleve). It has same possible side effects but probably more expensive ...Read more

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Is voltaren (diclofenac) a narcotic?

Is voltaren (diclofenac) a narcotic?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Voltaren (diclofenac) is a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug which can be taken orally. A topical cream is available. It is not a narcotic, but may be very effective for skeletal pain relief. ...Read more

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Can voltaren (diclofenac) cause headaches?

Can voltaren (diclofenac) cause headaches?

Yes: Interestingly, voltaren (diclofenac) or any type of analgesic (pain medicine) can cause the symptom it is taken to treat! some headaches are rebound headaches caused by regular use of pain meds 3-4 days a week. Also some allergies or advers effect to drugs can be headache. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): "Diclofenac topical has been assigned to pregnancy category C prior to 30 weeks gestation and category D starting at 30 weeks gestation by the FDA." See: http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/diclofenac-topical.html However, I have for some reason even seen it listed as category B? ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Diclofenac Sodium (Definition)

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


Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Voltaren (Definition)

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