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User Reviews for Diclofenac (Page 2)

Also known as: Cambia, Cataflam, Dyloject, Voltaren, Voltaren-XR, Zipsor, Zorvolex

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Period Pain 26 reviews 83 medications
   
8.4
Osteoarthritis 60 reviews 348 medications
   
8.4
Migraine 24 reviews 81 medications
   
8.0
Sciatica 16 reviews 281 medications
   
8.0
Pain 92 reviews 1069 medications
   
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Back Pain 46 reviews 178 medications
   
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Frozen Shoulder 5 reviews 56 medications
   
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Ankylosing Spondylitis 11 reviews 127 medications
   
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Rheumatoid Arthritis 26 reviews 343 medications
   
7.4
Muscle Pain 13 reviews 341 medications
   
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Spondyloarthritis 1 reviews 67 medications
   
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Summary of Diclofenac reviews 320 reviews 7.2

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Voltaren (diclofenac) for Pain: "The gel is really good but you need to use as indicated or 2 or 4 times a day depending on the strength for at least 2 day , then you wil feel the real benefits of voltarol "

   
9.0

Alexstorn January 20, 2016

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Cataflam (diclofenac) for Ankylosing Spondylitis: "Miracle drug."

   
10

Johnny Saxman (taken for 10 years or more) January 2, 2016

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Cambia (diclofenac) for Migraine: "Present migraine has plagued me for 2 weeks despite my customary meds (->treximet, ->percocet 10mg, -> imitrex injections, not in same day of course). I also do botox migraine every three months. I not only suffer with common symptoms, debilitating headache, nausea, light/sound sensitivities, I also have numbness, unilateral paralysis, and even blindness. I've tried most approved treatments, including "off label" medications, with ranging levels of relief. I've yet to find a preventative aka "miracle drug", although, botox has effectively reduced the number of my "headache" days. At any rate, my migraine specialist gave me samples of Cambia at last visit and today I remembered I had it. It quickly took a level 9 to a level 3."

   
8.0

Chronic Hemiplegic Migraine (taken for less than 1 month) December 18, 2015

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Zorvolex (diclofenac) for Osteoarthritis: "I am 38 years old with 4 small kids. I've recently been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in my hips and most likely my knees. I was also having significant shoulder and heel pain. Within 2 days of starting this medication I would say I was 75% better. Now after 1 month I feel better than I have felt in years. I am amazed that 1 medication can work this well. I have not noticed any side effects."

   
9.0

AmazedMom4 December 11, 2015

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Zipsor (diclofenac) for Back Pain: "I've had herniated discs for 5 years and the back and nerve pain can be really intense and debilitating. Started using Zipsor about 18 months ago and it makes it possible for me to live. I'm so grateful for this product, and I hope I never have to stop taking it for any reason!"

   
10

ColleenE December 9, 2015

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Cambia (diclofenac) for Migraine: "This is a miracle! I've had migraines since I was 6, diagnosed with chronic daily migraines when I was 14 and have not been able to find a reprieve from the pain. On a scale of 1 to 10 my pain is usually around a 4 on a good day and a 8 or 9 on a bad one. On a bad day I take a dose of Cambia and an Imitrex subcutaneous injection and it completely knocks out my migraine! In all my years of having migraines I never thought that was possible. Even when I don't take the injection the Cambia alone brings a level 8 migraine down to a 3 which is manageable."

   
9.0

Lilly0892 November 16, 2015

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Zorvolex (diclofenac) for Osteoarthritis: "I have tried 3 other medications and this is the only one that worked well for me. All others were either too strong, causing stomach pain, or they would help for a few hours, then the pain would come back. Moving around was easier and I had no side effects from this medication. Answer to my prayers!"

   
10

fried grease (taken for 2 to 5 years) October 29, 2015

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For Rheumatoid Arthritis: "I have been using diclofenac orally. No relief in pain I swelling. Using this for 4-5 months. I also used the voltaren gel without any relief in pain or swelling."

Sbeauty (taken for 6 months to 1 year) October 28, 2015

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Cataflam (diclofenac) for Period Pain: "A life saver. Quick relief from a painful cramp session in the middle of the night. Thank you, person who invented it!"

   
10

greathawk October 27, 2015

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Cataflam (diclofenac) for Back Pain: "I had a surgery in my spine 10 years ago (herniated disc L5) and around 2 months ago my back start bothering again, after 2 days taking it my pain was gone , walking again and sleeping well, I highly recommend this marvelous medication."

   
9.0

Naocuca October 22, 2015

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Zipsor (diclofenac) for Pain: "Zipsor is the ONLY med that gives me relief from intense pain in both shoulders due to widespread inflammation. This drug is absolutely amazing."

   
10

Root59 October 6, 2015

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For Period Pain: "This morning (my first day) I was shaking and in tears. That's how bad my cramps have become during the past year. I was given a diclofenac (voltaren) injection 30 min ago and now am almost completely at ease. Considering that I'd tried nearly everything (ibuprofen, panadol ex, buscopan, spasm relaxers etc etc), I'm umderstandably excited and can't wait to share this. I tried the tablets last month and this morning but they aren't as effective as the injection. My advice is if it's debilitating - definetely go for the injection ASAP. Don't wait."

   
9.0

Lina20 October 6, 2015

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Voltaren (diclofenac) for Period Pain: "Since i got my period when I was 12 years I experience an unbearable pain that stops my life completely accompanied by vomiting and diarrhea and so many times went to hospital emergency. I may faint of pain all the ppl arround me know what i suffer in school, university or at work Voltaren ampoule worked well so far to extent that i can give myself the injection in the butt like a boss It makes me sleepy and from the huge pain I feel dizzy head and very tired but its better than the pain for sure I wish there would be no side effects in the long run .. I'm 26 years now ."

   
9.0

voltaren ampoule (taken for less than 1 month) October 4, 2015

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For Migraine: "does nothing for the headaches and upsets my stomach"

   
1.0

Whiskey Joe September 30, 2015

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For Pain: "I was diagnosed with gout at age 25. I tried numerous over the counter and homeopathic remedies over the years. This is by far the best for my gout flare-ups. I take 100mg every three hours until pain subsides. Usually one tablet, sometimes two, but never any more. Going on 10 years now. Its a miracle for my infliction. Only side effects is a little diarrhea sometimes."

Goutman (taken for 10 years or more) September 29, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "I have been taking diclofenac for 2 1/2 months for moderate osteoarthritis of the hip. It does not alleviate the pain. I am unhappy with the results and will probably ask my doctor to refer me to an orthopedic surgeon for better treatment options."

   
4.0

Liz1676 (taken for 1 to 6 months) September 21, 2015

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For Ankylosing Spondylitis: "I use Voltaren since I was 30 years old due to ankylosis spondylitis pain . I am now 56. I use to take 100 mg SR per day. For the last 3 years I have reduced to 1x50D mg per day and really feel very comfortable. I found it very effective and I didn't noticed any side effects yet. I think that Voltaren helped me to keep my ankylosis under contol. Doctor told me to avoid using it for so long but the pain was coming back the next day. I don't know what problems I may face in future but my life quality is good and I am happy."

   
10

Louisg19 September 16, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Started on Meloxicam 15mg and it did nothing. Was in so much pain in my knees that i called my Dr. and he prescribed Diclofenac sodium DM 75 mg twice a day. I have been on this med for 5 days now. It helped with the pain, but I don't know if I can deal with the side effects of muscle aches, irritability, weakness, fatigue,stomach issues. It is seeming like the side effects are winning. I can not continue to take this medication. I will be contacting my Dr. and giving him the details and will need to try something else, does anyone have any suggestions on a different medication?"

   
6.0

MzCaligurl September 12, 2015

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For Osteoarthritis: "Only been taking this medication for (2) days now. I can tell a difference already. Had been taking Hydrocodone for quite some time and felt like I had to increase the dose to not feel pain from my OA. I'm hoping this RX continues to work for me for awhile. I am worried about the possible side effects as they seem very scary."

   
8.0

Snickers72 September 11, 2015

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Cambia (diclofenac) for Migraine: "taste terriable. made my stomach hurt and did nothing for headache"

   
1.0

bbww (taken for less than 1 month) September 10, 2015

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Voltaren (diclofenac) for Pain: "Voltaren Gel has given me back the ability to walk without pain. I have had heel Spurs and plantar fasciitis and bursitis in my heel for about 20 years. I began using Voltaren Gel about 10 months ago and am so thankful that I have not had any significant pain for the past six months. I also try to wear only shoes that have very high arches. With the Voltaren Gel, I massage it all around my foot and over the top and bottom as per the directions. Great stuff!!!"

   
9.0

World weary (taken for 6 months to 1 year) September 3, 2015

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For Pain: "a single 75 mg. dose gets rid of my infrequent gout attacks after 6 hrs."

   
10

ottche August 29, 2015

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Cambia (diclofenac) for Migraine: "Doesn't taste too bad for having to drink it. It is effective. Doesn't seem to have to have any negative effects on me. and works quickly especially compared to other pain meds."

   
9.0

ScarlettO August 25, 2015

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Voltaren (diclofenac) for Muscle Pain: "Wonderful anti inflammatory. It never failed to depiver, cream and pills, After 3 months of muscle pain, huge inflammation in.all my back, hamstring, quad, the pain and swelling reduces after after 5days,, and left me in 10days...nice ^^"

   
10

Tatelka (taken for less than 1 month) August 22, 2015

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Zipsor (diclofenac) for Pain: "I was in agony for weeks and barely able to walk. Absolutely nothing stopped my sciatica pain, and I tried everything. Within one hour of taking Zipsor the pain was gone. I don't know what's in it, but it literally saved my life. Thank you for your wonderful product."

   
10

Rosabella (taken for less than 1 month) July 29, 2015

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