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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)?
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