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Voltaren Gel And Ra
While waiting several weeks to get into a hand specialist , what should I do to alleviate the morning extreme pain and stiffness in my fingers? Been tested for ra. If tendons should I wear wrist guard? Already tried voltaren (diclofenac) gel.
Early am stiffness : A common problem for joint issues in the hand. No matter what the cause the important thing is make sure that you work out the stiffness each and every day. Warm soaks warm showers and exercises such as the classic hand six pack exercises especially working on making a full fist and working on flexing the joints fully remember warm to warm up at the beginning of the day and ice after activity. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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
You can certainly: Try it. Mineral ice is good as well. ...Read more
How long does diclofenac (Voltaren gel) stay in your system? I use less than 1 gram for the day. Thank you!
Voltaren: I am not sure if you used patch or just gel/solution. Maximum it can work for 14-20 hours with single application. ...Read more
Can I use voltaren gel for my neck when taking ritalin (methylphenidate) and faverin ( luvox) ? Is it harmful ?
I am using Voltaren gel 2g twice daily on ankle/calf area... is it safe to consume alcohol while using or should it be avoided? Thank you
ETOH ok with NSAID: You should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was standing from the ground my right knee had a Pulled hamstring i took diprofos needle and miscerol3 capsules and used voltaren gel is this enough?
Hamstring: Yes. That is enough medicine. Don't forget to stretch as well. ...Read more
Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for pain after knee surgery 2 5/325 mg/day, is safe to use Voltaren gel for inflammation while on Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)? Any other suggestion to reduce swollen?
Sneezed and heard a pop in my back (not my spine). Severe pain in my lower right back. Can't walk. Only shallow breathing. Painful bowel movements. I have tried ice, heat, muscle relaxers, lodine, and volatren with little relief. Pain is very sharp and ra
Yes: The topical administration of voltaren (diclofenac) gel does not produce a high blood level of doclofenac. As long as it is used in the amount and frequency recommended, it should not pose an increased risk of bleeding events. Similarly, topical patches , such as flector , have been deemed acceptable in renal transplant patients , indicating there is widespread acceptance of topical administration. ...Read more
Sure: Just don't get it near eyes. Wash hands after applying. ...Read more
May help some what: but does by itself treat or cure the condition. Tendonitis often improves with rest and proper support. Injections and physical therapy may also be helpful. Arthritis can be managed with physical therapy and exercise and adequate support. Topical or oral medication may help with the inflammation associated with these conditions. Consult with your physician. ...Read more
YEs but,: only apply a very thin film of the gel topically to the affected area and always take the pill on a full stomach. Please only use these in combination under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more