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It is a non-steroidal drug with pronounced analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory effects.
Voltaren medication is made in several dosage forms: solution for injection, tablets and rectal suppositories. The active ingredient is diclofenac sodium.
It is indicated for the treatment of osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, spondyloarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain in the spine, and diseases of the extra-articular soft tissue of rheumatic nature, podagry. The drug can be used to eliminate pain, edema, and inflammation of the soft tissues, as well as joints arising on the background of injuries.
The drug can be used to treat primary dysmenorrhea and other gynecological diseases, accompanied by inflammation and pain. It can be used to relieve migraine attacks. The drug is taken as prescribed by the doctor, who selects the dose of the drug individually for each patient, depending on the severity of the disease.
One should also be aware of the drug interactions during the use of Voltaren pill.
The simultaneous use of the drug with acetamfitamin can lead to the development of renal dysfunction.
Ethyl alcohol, corticosteroids, corticotropin, and potassium drugs increase the risk of the development of side effects of diclofenac from the digestive system.
Agents that reduce platelet aggregation (direct and indirect anticoagulants) may increase the risk of intestinal bleeding.
Diclofenac reduces the level of glucose in the blood while using it with oral antidiabetic agents and insulin. In the case of simultaneous intake, a dose adjustment of drugs that reduce the level of sugar is necessary.
•increased individual sensitivity to the components of the drug, as well as intolerance to •dipyrone (reaction to taking dipyrone in the form of bronchospasm, rhinitis or urticaria);
•ulcerative lesions of the stomach and/or duodenum, gastritis, including erosive, colitis, •Crohn's disease;
•violations in the blood system, unexplained etiology;
•third trimester of pregnancy;
•age up to 6 years.
As for Voltaren side effects, they may include epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, abnormal stool, increased bleeding, the occurrence of bleeding from the digestive organs, headaches, fatigue, irritability, tremor of the limbs, allergic reactions and coma.
Last updated: 4.06.2020