Brand Name: Voltaren
Generic Name: Diclofenac
Voltaren is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve theinflammation, swelling, stiffness and joint pain associated with rheumatoidarthritis, osteoarthritis (the most common form of arthritis), and ankylosingspondylitis (arthritis and stiffness of the spine). Even though you can orderVoltaren online and without prescription, before you buy Voltaren you shouldcontact your doctor.
To minimize stomach upset and related side effects, your doctor may recommendtaking this medicine with food, milk, or an antacid. However, this may delay onsetof relief.
For the safe and effective use of this medicine, do not take more of it, do not takeit more often, and do not take it for a longer time than your doctor ordered.Taking too much of this medicine may increase the chance of unwanted effects.
Take Voltaren with a full glass of water. Also, do not lie down for about 20 minutesafter taking it.This will help to prevent irritation in your upper digestive tract.If you miss a dose and you take Voltaren on a regular schedule, take it as soon as youremember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed and go backto your regular schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
You should have frequent checkups with your doctor if you take Voltaren regularly.Ulcers or internal bleeding can occur without warning. This medicine may also raiseyour risk of having a heart attack or stroke. This is more likely in people who alreadyhave heart disease. People who use this medicine for a long time might also have a higherrisk.
Store at room temperature. Keep the container tightly closed and protect from moisture.
If you have an allergic reaction to Voltaren or Cataflam, or if you have had asthmaattacks, hives, or other allergic reactions caused by aspirin or other nonsteroidalanti-inflammatory drugs, you should not buy Voltaren. Make sure your doctor is awareof any drug reactions you have experienced.
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform yourdoctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you tocontinue taking Voltaren.
Side effects may include:abdominal bleeding, abdominal pain or cramps, abdominal swelling, anemia,blood clotting problems, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, fluid retention, gas,headache, heartburn etc.