Active Ingredient(s): Diclofenac
FDA Approved: * October 16, 2000
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

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Diclofenac (sold under a number of trade names)[1] is a potent 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 primary mechanism responsible for its anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, and analgesic action is thought to be inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis by inhibition of cycloxygenase-2 (COX-2). Diclofe...

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Has anyone experienced swelling of the lower legs and ankles, combined with tingling in the fingers and toes? I'm also experiencing some nausea. My doctor told me to apply the gel to all my lesions, and I am putting in on the tops of my arms, my shoulders and back of my neck, my upper chest, my shins, and some spots on my thighs. Is that too many areas at once. ## After using Efudex and several other creams, gels, etc, and each time developing cellulitis in my lower legs, the dermatologist prescribed Solaraze, saying it was not likely to have the same effect. I was putting it on on my forehead and some other spots on my face. Sure enough, in a few weeks my leg was infected again. I stopped using it. It takes a long time for the infection to clear up even with heavy duty antibiotics....


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 18mg, 25mg, 35mg
  • For Solution: 50mg
  • Gel: 1%, 3%
  • Injection: 37.5mg/ml
  • Patch: 1.3%, 1.30%
  • Powder: 50mg
  • Solution: 0.1%, 1.5%, 1.50%, 2%, 37.5mg/ml (37.5mg/ml)
  • 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.

NDC Database Records for Solaraze: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 10337-803 Solaraze 30 mg/g Topical Gel by Pharmaderm, a Division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 10337-844 Solaraze 30 mg/g Topical Gel by Pharmaderm a Division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Diclofenac or a similar ingredient: (11 results)

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