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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i need to use a diclofenac suppository to reduce period pain. how safe is it? is it to be inserted in the vagina or rectum? how many per day can i use                                                       
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   suppositories are to be inserted in the anus
Doctor :   was it prescribed to you?
User :   yes doctor
User :   how safe are they
Doctor :   if yes, for what reason and how much was the dose and the frequency advised?
User :   dose and frequency was not advised
Doctor :   they are quite safe to use, you should be on bed rest though after insertion.
User :   i have fibroids and i have very painful periods
Doctor :   should not move around
Doctor :   call up your doctor and ask for the frequency of the mediation prescribed
User :   my doctor is unavailable
Doctor :   the usual frequency is 2 times a day.
User :   not in station
User :   are they safe to use
Doctor :   ok. you can still call up his office and get someone else to help you out
Doctor :   they are other wise safe to use
Doctor :   if you face any problems report to ER immediately
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes...what is ER
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   ER is emergency room/casuality
User :   ok thnx
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   i ususally get
User :   stomach bloating after these
User :   is it normal
Doctor :   yes some amount of bloating is normal
Doctor :   you should take an antacid to relieve these symptoms
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