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Suggest medication for carpal tunnel syndrome

I am taking voltaren for 7 days, prescribed for help with carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms in my hands/wrists.
Since Friday, I have had inner pain on my right shoulder/upper arm such that it hurts when i move
the upper arm/shoulder. Could this be a side effect of voltaren?
Tue, 18 Feb 2014
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Carpel tunnel syndrome needs a special splint which is called cocktail up splint. This can be taken from pharmacy. Also take gabapentin in night after asking With your physician. Tablet medrol is also helpful in resisted cases.
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