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Voltaren Gel For Tendonitis
You can certainly: Try it. Mineral ice is good as well. ...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
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
I use Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel for my arthritus and tendonitus, is this an effective gel. When do Iuse it (only when I have pain)?
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
Yes: The gel form has very low risk and is a good choice for older patients. ...Read more
How often can I use Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel for my arthritus & tendonitus. Can the senior citizen use this gel? Thanks!
See below: Voltaire gel prescription comes with a card and instructions how to measure on it. It has the Same side effects as any N SAID including gastrointestinal. Lower doses are recommended in older age groups. Follow instructions carefully and Don, t use more just because it, s topical. ...Read more
Can I use voltaren gel for my neck when taking ritalin (methylphenidate) and faverin (luvox)? Is it harmful?
No problem: There should be no problem with this combination. ...Read more
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?
Yes!: Usually without problems!Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure: Just don't get it near eyes. Wash hands after applying. ...Read more
Yes.: I have many patients using both!Get a more detailed answer ›
Voltaren (diclofenac) gel through my ins co is so expensive, what can I use that is just as good?
You can!: Would not hurt fetus!Get a more detailed answer ›
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