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Daily I take warfarin, ditiazem, bisoprolol, ramipril, furosemide for persistent atrial fibrillation. Is it safe to use Voltaren extra strength emulgel.

Daily I take warfarin, ditiazem, bisoprolol, ramipril, furosemide for persistent atrial fibrillation. Is it safe to use Voltaren extra strength emulgel.

Potentially if you: Absorb a sufficient amount systemically it could inhibit some platelet functions and thereby increase the risk of bleeding while on Coumadin. It would be a better idea to use something without this potential risk. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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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


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Is voltaren (diclofenac) useful?

Is voltaren (diclofenac) useful?

Yes: If you are asking from an eye standpoint, it has an fda approved indication for post-cataract surgery inflammation and post-refractive surgery pain. It is often used off-label and effectively for anterior segment pain or inflammation. ...Read more

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What is voltaren (diclofenac) gel used for?

Arthritis: Voltaren (diclofenac) gel is indicated for Osteoarthritis of joints. It is generally used for knee arthritis but can also be used for ankles, feet, elbows, wrists and hands. ...Read more

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What happens if voltaren (diclofenac) is applied to bug bites?

What happens if voltaren (diclofenac) is applied to bug bites?

Won't hurt: But it won't help either---steroid creams are much better for this use. ...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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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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What is Voltaren (diclofenac) used for?

What is Voltaren (diclofenac) used for?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication used to treat joint pain from osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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Can children take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Can children take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Do not give Voltaren (diclofenac) suppositories to children less than 5 years. ...Read more

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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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How long does voltaren (diclofenac) stay in you system?

How long does voltaren (diclofenac) stay in you system?

Disclofenac SR or ER: Voltaren (diclofenac) is great for pain. There is a once daily version (diclofenac er 100), that provides good relief for up to 24hrs. The diclofenac sr (50 & 75mg) is taken twice daily, and has a more rapid absorption. Diclofenac is interesting in that blood levels dissipate more rapidly than levels in inflamed tissues. ...Read more

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How long does voltaren (diclofenac) stay in the system?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Diclofenac is NSAID for pain of arthritis. Comes in regular-release & extended-release tablets. Usually taken once daily, up to 100mg. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is 50 mg of voltaren (diclofenac) too much?

Can you tell me is 50 mg of voltaren (diclofenac) too much?

No.: It is not too much, 50 mg is within a prescribed daily amount. Make sure that you take it with food in your stomach, to prevent stomach irritation. ...Read more

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I gave my son two tablets voltaren (diclofenac) sr 100mg, ?

I gave my son two tablets voltaren (diclofenac) sr 100mg, ?

Unable to answer as: There is no question to answer.
Either there is some part of the statement is missing, or has been forgotten.
If the son is an adult and has taken one tab daily, then no problems. If he's taken them together in one day, then there might be a problem.
I would suggest you talk with your pcp to get help for your son. ...Read more

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Voltaren (diclofenac) accidentally taken 200mg. One time dangerous?

If: You have normal liver function and are not prone to significant gastric upset or have a hypersensitivity to the drug you may only have some slight nausea, dyspepsia, possibly some diarrhea but should survive. Don't ingest any more non-steroidal anti-inflammatories for at least 72 hours. ...Read more

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Voltaren (diclofenac) accidentally taken 200mg. At one dose dangerous?

Should not be: Although we usually only give in doses of 100mg daily we sometimes rarely do give it at 200mg per day. You should be ok but be very careful in the future and should ouy start having a lot stomach pain seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Can you help? Is 50 mg of voltaren (diclofenac) too much to take in one day?

50 mg usually okay: The normal dose for healthy adult without kidney or liver disease and no cardiac risk factors and not on blood thinners is 100 - 200 mg per day.

As you can see there are a lot of exceptions. ...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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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

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Is voltaren (diclofenac) ophthalmic drops effective?

It depends: It depends on why it is being used. It can be effective for bacterial infection. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take cymbalta (duloxetine) and voltaren?

Cymbalta (duloxetine): Risk of GI bleeding is dose-dependent & may occur if you have disease of the GI tract to begin with. Combination is safe as long as Cymbalta (duloxetine) dose is tolerated & voltaren is taken prn (as needed). ...Read more

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Is it okay to take voltaren (diclofenac) and Adderall togather?

Is it okay to take voltaren (diclofenac) and Adderall togather?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Yes. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) in A.M. And vallerian late in day. ...Read more

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Why voltaren (diclofenac) use is contraindicated in asthmatics?

Why voltaren (diclofenac) use is contraindicated in asthmatics?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Some asthmatics who are sensitive to Aspirin can have worsening of their asthma due to voltaren (diclofenac) causing shortness of breath from constricting the bronchial tree (breathing passages). ...Read more

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Can I take voltaren (diclofenac) rapid 25 tablets as well as panadol?

Can I take voltaren (diclofenac) rapid 25 tablets as well as panadol?

Yes: Voltaren (diclofenac) is a non steroidal anti inflammatory medication and may be used with panadol, an analgesic for pain reduction. Often used in an alternating dosing to help with muscle aches, joint pain, headaches, and fever in people suffering from influenza. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Voltaren (Definition)

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