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Voltaren And Pregnancy
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?
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
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
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
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