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What Is Difene Spray Gel For
Similar: Studies have shown that about 40-60 % of people with pain from due to Osteoarthritis or Sports Injuries felt they had a good - excellent relief of symptoms when using one of the gels. There are no "head to head" studies comparing one gel vs the other for the same type of problem. You could try one and, if you don't see a meaningful benefit after 3-6 days, then switch to other. ...Read more
Pain on my middle back right side, which I can feel while twisting n bending. Get relief by n only while applying gel diclofenac diethylamine. Any cure?
See your doctor: With persistent symptoms such as these, your best bet is to see your doctor so he/she can examine you. ...Read more
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
Mid left blunt back pain. Intensity increases slowly and hurts more at home after I come from work. Diclofenac gel didn't help. Since 20 days. Wht to do?
See a physician: If this was going to resolve on its own it probable would have improved already. Consider seeing a physician now ...Read more
Yes!: Usually without problems!Get a more detailed answer ›
Sure: Just don't get it near eyes. Wash hands after applying. ...Read more
You can certainly: Try it. Mineral ice is good as well. ...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
Yes.: I have many patients using both!Get a more detailed answer ›
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 amount of diclofenac that is absorbed systemically with the diclofenac gel is very small. It is ok to use a topical NSAID with an oral nsaid. However, there is still a possibility of side effects common with any NSAID taken. ...Read more
No: Although there may not be any consequence to this, theoretically your blood levels of diclofenac in combination may cause problems such as GI upset, kidney or even liver and heart issues particularly when taken for prolonged periods. ...Read more
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
Usually: But you need to be careful of early onset of side effects. ...Read more
You can!: Would not hurt fetus!Get a more detailed answer ›
Arthritis: They both act equally well. Good luck ...Read more
I have been feeling pains in my right thigh and hip since last night. I have applied ice, applied diclofenac gel. I have even inserted a diclofenac supp?
Information?: You are certainly treating a musculoskeletal issue such as a pulled muscle, tendon injury or other localized problem. However more information is needed to give a full answer like have you had any trauma or injury to the leg/hip, or is this a recurrent problem? ...Read more
Yes!: Apply three times daily!Get a more detailed answer ›
Does using voltaren (diclofenac) gel for costochondritis increase your risk for heart attack and stroke.?
Doc thought I had skin disturbance disorder on scalp. Is it ok to use the voltaren (diclofenac) gel he gave me on base of head? Any side effects?
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