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Voltaren Nonsteroidal Anti Inflammatory Cream
Which anti-inflammatory is more effective for hallux pain - voltaren, exxiv (etoricoxib), ipobrufen, arthrotec, (diclofenac and misoprostol) other? Uric acid is normal, no swell.
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
I have decreased kidney function. I require anti-inflammatory RX strength drugs. Which is better choice for my kidneys? NSAIDS or Corticosteroids?
Loaded...: You need to discuss your current medication regimen with a Nephrologist (kidney specialist) or qualified Internist or Family Physician. The Lamictal may be causing aches and pains in and of itself. And it may also affect kidney function. I don't think I would recommend any intervention (NSAID, Corticosteroid) until your medical history is fully taken into account. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If aspirin is anti-inflammatory, why doesn't it lower CRP blood levels? Or does it? What about other NSAIDS? Thx
One or the other: It`s unnecessary and not advisable. Oral NASAIDS get into most tissues-local sprays are local but with some small systemic absorption. Don`t do both. ...Read more
I've used deep pain relief cream an heating pad an lower back still tight an very painful any suggestions? I also have taken anti inflammatory med's .
You're getting: Younger . Suggest to your dr to consider giving u muscle relaxers and/or opioids usual causes of back pain are muscle strain &ddd/degenerative disc disease/ arthritis of the spine.Though the name sounds dreadful, fear not! people don't die from it. Continue with what u r doing.Maintain good posture, massage and physical therapy may help if it worsens, x-ray and/or MRI of the spine may b warranted. ...Read more
What is the strongest anti inflammatory cream for low back pain and other muscle pain in thighs and arms? I don't want to take a pill everyday.
M58, would my back ache go away without taking nsaids. (i have acidity) and this pain is from last one week. Should i try voltaren (diclofenac).
I have arthritis of first metatarsophalangeal joint of big toe. Will voltaren (diclofenac) help for this? Can't take oral nsaids
Voltaren (diclofenac) is : A non steroidal anti-inflammitory medicine(nsaid).Get a more detailed answer ›
Orthopedic surgeon foundbone spurs both hips&possible labral tear,MRI scheduled in2weeks.tried 3 diff NSAIDs,patches,voltaren (diclofenac) gel. Pain is unbeararabl?
MRI very important: Sorry you are having such severe pain. Possibly MRI could be scheduled sooner. It will be very helpful for diagnosing the exact injury and help Orthopedist decide whether surgery indicated. Contact your doctor regarding the severity of the pain and perhaps a stronger med can be prescribed pending the workup. Don't mix NSAID's . Only take one type in 24 hr period, or risk of ulcers increases. ...Read more
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