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Diclofenac Overview

Diclofenac (INN; see trade names below) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken or applied to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain in certain conditions. It is supplied as or contained in medications under a variety of trade names. The name "diclofenac" derives from its chemical name: 2-(2,6-dichloranilino) phenylacetic acid. Diclofenac was originally developed by Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis) in 1973.[1] It was first introduced in the UK in 1979.[2][3] In the Unit...

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difference between diclofenac sodium&diclofenac potassium?
what the difference whether to use diclofenac sodium or diclofenac potassium ? ## Regarding the way they work and their effects, there is no difference. The Sodium and Potassium just designate the precise chemical salt that they have been derived from. Learn more Diclofenac details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Pls can i be getting any new imformation on health
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diclofenac 50 mg
Hi, I am taking diclofenac 50mg once a day (night) for about 3 months. Is it alright if I continue to take it at this dose for another month before I see my specialist again? Will it cause me any harm? If I don't take it daily, it will cause me unbearable pain the whole day. By the way, I'm taking it for my rheumatoid arthritis and I am 32 years old, female with no other medical history.
Updated 4 days ago.
Side Effect Cataspa
during menustration i undergo a lot of pain in my abdomen i take cataspa whenever my abdomen undergoes pain is it safe? ## Hi, Shona! Cataspa contains the active ingredient Diclofenac, it is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that's used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Learn more Cataspa details here. Have you consulted a doctor to see what's causing the pain? Contrary to what many believe, suffering such pain during menstruation is not normal and doesn't have to happen. There are quite a few reasons that it may occur, most of which can be easily fixed. One reason it could be happening is due to a deficiency in Magnesium, thus the solution can be as simple as eating more Magnesium rich foods or tak...
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voren tablets
dosage of voren? ## Voren contains the active ingredient Diclofenac, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and the dosage and dosing frequency can vary depending on the condition being treated and its severity. Learn more Voren details here. What are you taking it for? If you can post back with more information, I'll gladly see what information I can find for you. ## The doctor prescribed with a table - Voren 25mg which is said to relieve backache pain. I am supposed to take 2 tablet 3 times per day. On top of that , I am supposed to take 1 tablet gastric - Almecon 20 mg. What is the side effects of taking these tablets. ## can almecon reduce fever? correct me if I am wrong, but almecon is for gastric right?
Updated 10 days ago.
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where i can buy this Artribion Vitaminado..?? ...
where i can buy this Artribion Vitaminado..?? ... ## I'm not sure where you are located, but this formulation is not available in the U.S. It contains a complex of B vitamins and Diclofenac, which is a prescription only nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, used to treat pain, fever and swelling. Did your doctor prescribe this? ## am just wonder what are the side effects, of artidion vitaminado,,, from el salvador, is the medicine, ## I started taking these vitamins called Artribion Vitaminado for swollen knees and pain. They have worked wonders for me. I have not noted any side effects. I have been taking them for 5 days. So far they are amazing. I'm due to have Arthroscopic surgery next week. I'm going to ask the doctor if I should postpone the surgery. I know I was told that I ...
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round peach pill 93 948 on it
small round, almost flat peach pill with 93 948 on it ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Diclofenac potassium (50 mg). Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, taken to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain in conditions such as arthritis or acute injury. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Hi I just got a prescription for 93 948 50mg of the med u just talked about I'm suppose to take three a day I havn't took the med yet.. I do this for all meds askin if it will make me high cause if so I can't take it..its not that I can't but I don't like the feeling of being high at all just li...
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formula artrifin vitaminado
this is for pain they send it to me it is amazing THIS IS WHAT IT,S CALL ARTRIFIN I HOPE YOU CAN FIND IT FOR ME ## Hello, Dolores! How are you? This product actually combines a complex of B vitamins with the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory Diclofenac. So, it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation and increased risk of bleeding. And if you've been taking it, without your doctor knowing, then you should inform them, because it may be contraindicated with some medical conditions and medications. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 19 days ago.
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Taking diclofenac with gabapentin
Is it safe to take both of these medications in the same day? ## Hello, Susie! How are you? I didn't find any interactions listed between these two medications, but it's best to double check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. Is there anything else I can help with?
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diclofenac is not working
diclofenac in the back of my leg my doctor told me the pain that bothers me everyday all day is my sciatica nerve and he prescribed diclofenac 75mg dr tab pack but it does not work for me at all. If anybody can tell me how to get over the pain i feel everyday II would be grateful or tell me another medication i can use to stop this pain i would be thankful... ## Hello, Poppi! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. The best thing to do would be to return to your doctor and let them know that this medication isn't helping you. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and there are other medications available that you can try. Are there any other questions or concerns?
Updated 22 days ago.
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it can be used during periods? ## Caflam contains the active ingredient Diclofenac, it is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory that is used to treat pain, swelling and fever. There is no reason it can't be used, if you are suffering pain or cramping, unless your doctor has told you not to use it. However, it can cause side effects, such as: nausea, drowsiness, headache and stomach irritation. Read more: Do you have any other questions? ## Can a patient with blood pressure and diabetis use Caflam Potassium for pain relief? ## me in suffering from high lower abodeminal pain. can I use caflam?
Updated 23 days ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 18mg, 25mg, 35mg
  • For Solution: 50mg
  • Gel: 1%, 3%
  • Patch: 1.3%, 1.30%
  • Powder: 50mg
  • Solution: 0.1%, 1.5%, 1.50%, 2%
  • Solution/drops: 0.1%, 0.10%
  • Tablet: 25mg, 50mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 25mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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