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How effective is voltaren (diclofenac) gel in reducing inflammation in psoriatic arthritis? And how long it can be used?

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Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Effective

Supported by evidence based medicine.
In the conclusion of this research vestn dermatol venerol. 1990;(10):55-7 " the drug is characterized by antiinflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic effects. No side effects or complications were recorded in the course of voltaren (diclofenac) gel therapy. The drug has proved highly effective and is recommended for wide practice". Hope it helps.

In brief: Effective

Supported by evidence based medicine.
In the conclusion of this research vestn dermatol venerol. 1990;(10):55-7 " the drug is characterized by antiinflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic effects. No side effects or complications were recorded in the course of voltaren (diclofenac) gel therapy. The drug has proved highly effective and is recommended for wide practice". Hope it helps.
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Vicki Levine
the only medications that prevent joint destruction in psoriatic arthritis are known as biologics. A Rheumatologist or a dermatologist would prescribe them.
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