Active Ingredient(s):Diclofenac Sodium FDA Approved: * November 4, 2009 Pharm Company: *Covidien Category:Anti-Inflammatory
Diclofenac, sold under the brand name Voltaren among others, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat pain and inflammatory diseases such as gout. It is taken by mouth, rectally in a suppository, used by injection, or applied to the skin. Improvements in pain last for as much as eight hours. It is also available in combination with misoprostol in an effort to decrease stomach problems.[8&...
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