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How long does diclofenac (Voltaren gel) stay in your system? I use less than 1 gram for the day. Thank you!

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

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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Can i use voltaren (diclofenac) gel for TFCC injury?

Can i use voltaren (diclofenac) gel for TFCC injury?

This is not treating: the problem, it is only decreasing the inflammation & U may feel better, but in the long run U should look 2 repair. ...Read more

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Can I use voltaren (diclofenac) gel whilst taking rivaroxaban?

Can I use voltaren (diclofenac) gel whilst taking rivaroxaban?

Theoretically risky: For increased bleeding since voltaren (diclofenac) is an nsaid. Please discuss with your doctor safer alternatives for the gel. Here is the drug information : http://www.Xarelto-us.Com/. ...Read more

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How can voltaren (diclofenac) gel work?

How can  voltaren (diclofenac) gel work?

Pain relief: It is a topical version of the anti-inflammatory diclofenac. It is a topical anti-inflammatory drug. ...Read more

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What is voltaren (diclofenac) gel used for?

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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Can I use voltaren (diclofenac) gel as an ultrasound gel?

Can I use voltaren (diclofenac) gel as an ultrasound gel?

I wouldn't: Ultrasound gel is formulated to be safe for the probes, to avoid drying out, and to provide excellent acoustic coupling between the probe and the patient. Voltaren (diclofenac) gel is not designed to meet any of those requirements. ...Read more

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Can you use voltaren (diclofenac) gel with blood thinners?

Can you use voltaren (diclofenac) gel with blood thinners?

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

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I have arthritus& tendonitus is Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel good for it ? Thank you!

I have arthritus& tendonitus is Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel  good for it ? Thank you!

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

Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


Voltaren (Definition)

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