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Voltaren long-term use

Premium Questions

Dr. Achuo Ascensius MD

I have stomach cramps and bloating and gas having taken voltaren 75 mgs for 5 days. I fell and damaged my ribs, I have now discontinued and only using paracetamol . How long will this abdominal ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Achuo Ascensius ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

hi was wondering if I can use a muscle rub like voltaren emugel while on a blood thinner like xarelto? I take 20mg of xarelto 1x a day for the rest of my life due to the high risk of repeat blood ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

I am wondering if the use of Voltaren Gel for the arthritis in my knee (1-2X/day) can cause my ankles to swell. I do not eat premade(high salt food), I live in XXXXXXX (& it is not humid out now ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Ashwini Kolur MD

I just started voltaren gel for plantar fascitis. Have been feeling sick and did not know if that could cause that being externally applied. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashwini Kolur ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

I was prescribed Voltaren Gel 1% ( diclofenac sodium topical) for low back pain . Can a gel like that penatrate spine pain deep enough to help??? My pain is in low back and 6 inches to the right ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr. Parvez Fatteh MD

Hello Dr. Good Morning This morning i woke up i bend down to take something from floor i am having a terrific backache dr. i had 3 dose of voltaren Retard but no relief and even i massage with some pain ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parvez Fatteh ( Sports Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

a sudden outbreak of freckles has me puzzled unless it s because I started,10 days ago to use Voltaren 4x a day for osteoarthritis.Have used Voltaren before, but not so often--& it hasn t helped... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noble Zachariah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. AVDHESH GUPTA MD

Hello I have frozen shoulder Tuesday 22 nov and I can t left nor raise my arms . Am taking voltaren ... not slept at all. I think I had inflamation in my shoulder. Do you think the voltaren rapid 25 will help... View answer

Answered by : Dr. AVDHESH GUPTA ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

Hi - I am a 74 yr old female and have been prescribed Voltaren, 50 mg, as well as a stomach coating ... on Voltaren for a month or more and wonder if that is safe (some pharmacists recommend against... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.   Ashakiran S MD

recurring shoulder pain and stiff neck. A Dr friend recommeded Voltaren Gel-but I ve read some of the information and am concerned about it s use as a cardiac patient. Thank you. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashakiran S ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Yogesh D MD

Yes, they are safe to use. Nothing to worry.

Dr. Dr.Sameer Kumar MD

switch to ky gel, its not known to be allergic. regards

Dr.  Divakara MD

HI Welcome to HCM Diclofenac and Voveran are same compound . So even after taking it orally you didn't had any reaction means you are allergic to other components of the gel and not Diclofenac . It could be...