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Having trouble staying asleep. Currently on Voltaren (diclofenac) due to sprained leg, but my pain is supportive. What seems to be the problem?

Having trouble staying asleep. Currently on Voltaren (diclofenac) due to sprained leg, but my pain is supportive. What seems to be the problem?

Sleep: depends on following a good sleep hygiene; trial of avoiding stimulants Going to bed on regular time Avoiding external stimulation like light and noise Exercise Eat regularly, do not lay in bed or take naps during the day. Get exposed to light during the day and darkness during sleeping time. If your sleep fails to improve see a doctor. Medications like Melatonin or ambien (zolpidem) may help ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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I'm trying volteran gel, and lodine (etodolac) for post op pip 4th digit repair. Also changing surgeons. Pain wont let me sleep. Any pain mgmt suggestions/ideas?

I'm trying volteran gel, and lodine (etodolac) for post op pip 4th digit repair. Also changing surgeons. Pain wont let me sleep. Any pain mgmt suggestions/ideas?

RSD: You may be suffering from reflex sympathetic dystrophy (rsd), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (crps i), is a chronic pain condition that is caused by problems in the central or peripheral nervous system. Rsd symptoms are continuous, intense pain that is out of proportion to the severity of injury treatment forrsd includes pyschotherapy physical therapy , medication , nerve block ...Read more

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What is voltaren (diclofenac)?

What is voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Is the brand name of diclofenac sodium, a non steroidal antiinflammatory like Ibuprofen ( motrin, advil (ibuprofen) )or naprosyn (naproxen, aleve). It has same possible side effects but probably more expensive ...Read more

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Is voltaren (diclofenac) useful?

Yes: If you are asking from an eye standpoint, it has an fda approved indication for post-cataract surgery inflammation and post-refractive surgery pain. It is often used off-label and effectively for anterior segment pain or inflammation. ...Read more

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Can children take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Can children take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): Do not give Voltaren (diclofenac) suppositories to children less than 5 years. ...Read more

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Who should not take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): “Use of VOLTAREN® GEL is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to diclofenac. VOLTAREN® GEL should not be administered in patients who have experienced asthma, urticaria, or other allergic-type reactions after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs. Severe, rarely fatal, anaphylactic-like reactions to NSAIDs have been reported in such patients.. VOLTAREN® GEL is contraindicated in the ...Read more

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How long does voltaren (diclofenac) stay in you system?

How long does voltaren (diclofenac) stay in you system?

Disclofenac SR or ER: Voltaren (diclofenac) is great for pain. There is a once daily version (diclofenac er 100), that provides good relief for up to 24hrs. The diclofenac sr ( 50 & 75mg) is taken twice daily, and has a more rapid absorption. Diclofenac is interesting in that blood levels dissipate more rapidly than levels in inflamed tissues. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Voltaren (Definition)

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