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Note: This document contains side effect information about diclofenac topical. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Voltaren Gel.
Topical application route (Patch, Extended Release) NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction and stroke, which can be fatal.
Diclofenac examine is contraindicated in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft surgery. NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious gastrointestinal (GI) adverse events including bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestines, which can be fatal.
NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction and stroke, which can be fatal. Diclofenac sodium is contraindicated in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
Blood in the urine chest pain cough dry, itching, or burning eyes eye pain headaches, including migraines increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones redness of the skin redness or swelling of the eyes runny or stuffy nose skin rash other than at the application site sore throat tightness in the chest troubled breathing ulcers or sores on the skin, other than at the application site Some side effects of diclofenac topical may occur that usually do not need medical attention.
These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Diclofenac helps to relieve pain and inflammation by blocking the effects of cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes. Voltaren belongs to a class of medicines known as NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).
People of an older age, taking other medicines that affect the stomach, or who drink more than 3 glasses of alcohol per day may be more at risk. Other side effects including tinnitus (ringing in the ears) have also been reported.
Most NSAIDs have been associated with an increased risk of serious cardiovascular events including stroke or heart attack. May increase bleeding time especially if given with other medicines that also delay blood clotting.
May interact with some other medicines such as warfarin, SSRIs, ACE inhibitors, and diuretics. Note: In general, seniors or children, people with certain medical conditions (such as liver or kidney problems, heart disease, diabetes, seizures) or people who take other medications are more at risk of developing a wider range of side effects.
Taking Voltaren with food may help with stomach-related side effects. Blood counts and liver enzymes may need monitoring periodically.
Time to peak effect varies from 30 minutes to 3-5 hours depending on the formulation of Voltaren taken. ACE inhibitors or Arms, such as captopril, enalapril, or losartan antibiotics, such as ciprofloxacin or vancomycin anticoagulants (blood thinners) such as apixaban, dabigatran, fondaparinux, heparin, or warfarin antidepressants, such as citalopram, Escitalopram, fluoxetine, or fluoxetine antifungals, such as voriconazole beta blockers, such as acebutolol, atenolol, bisoprolol, or carvedilol bisphosphonates, such as alendronate diuretics (water pills), such as chlorthalidone, chlorothiazide, or hydrochlorothiazide HIV medications (e.g., Sterile, tenofovir) other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs), such as celecoxib, eidola, ibuprofen, Motorola, meloxicam, nabumetone, or naproxen sulfonylureas (a type of diabetes medication), such as glimepiride, glyceride, or glipizide supplements, such as glucosamine, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E others, such as cyclosporine, lithium, methotrexate, penetrated, pirfenidone, or tacrolimus.
Drinking alcohol while taking Voltaren may increase the risk of gastrointestinal-related side effects or kidney damage. Note that this list is not all-inclusive and includes only common medications that may interact with Voltaren.
You should refer to the prescribing information for Voltaren for a complete list of interactions. Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
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