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Dr. Sheila Smith
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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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I hurted my neck when turning it fast and many times. It caused pain. Can i put voltaren (diclofenac) gel ? Will it help ?

Yes: Yes, voltaren (diclofenac) gel is an antinflammatory which relieves pain and decreases inflammation. Needless to say if you do not get relief you need to see a doctor. Also remember voltaren (diclofenac) gel is a rx medication and you must use it under the guidance of a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Gout is when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. The classic one is the big toe although others can be affected. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Voltaren (Definition)

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