User Reviews for Diclofenac

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

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Review by Anonymous:

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9.0

For Pain: I have AVN and I began taking the medicine before core depression surgery. I almost decided not to have the surgery as the medicine worked so well. I take it now once a day as I recover from the surgery and it works really well. I don't have to take hydrocodone any more. My doctor says I will have to stop taking it soon. I have had a stomach ulcer 15 yrs ago and he is concerned but I take Zantac and I have had no side effects as of yet. It has been three months.

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October 9, 2011 4:46 AM

Review by ouchhh:

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9.0

Cataflam (diclofenac) for Period Pain: Yes. This is ouch again. I took the first one around midday and it took about five hours to kick in but when it did I have to say I'll take back that rating of 1 and give a 9 because its working so well. I forgot I even have my period. Only thing is it has kind of burned my stomach and made the pain doubly worse before stopping it completely.

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October 8, 2011 10:06 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Sciatica: Miracle medicine!

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October 4, 2011 6:58 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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8.0

Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) for Pain: Very sensitive to medication but this one works for me.

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October 2, 2011 11:27 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Cataflam (diclofenac) for Back Pain: I have never used a medication that worked as well as Cataflam. It was as though I was able to actually feel the swelling leaving my body. I had no side effects at all.

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September 20, 2011 12:47 PM

Review by patti p:

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9.0

Zipsor (diclofenac) for Back Pain: I have spinal stenosis and sciatica from the spinal stenosis. I have tried various prescriptions but Zipsor helps the most. Sometimes I can take only two a day and it works, sometimes more if the pain persists. But, it works well for me.

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September 19, 2011 5:55 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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8.0

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: I have rheumatoid arthritis and use Voltaren topically on my joints. This helps.

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September 3, 2011 9:12 AM

Review by mahkha:

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9.0

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Ankylosing Spondylitis: It really eases the pain.

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September 1, 2011 10:28 PM

Review by Leroy2:

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10

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Osteoarthritis: This medicine has been wonderful for me. I have bad arthritis in numerous joints. I just take one tablet with food in the morning (75mg/day) and it makes all the difference in the world. I have not experienced any side effects yet and have been taking this medicine for about 9 months.

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August 11, 2011 9:49 AM

Review by LBP:

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8.0

For Sciatica: I have had two lower back injuries in the past five years and both times was prescribed diclofenac. Sciatica usually lasts 10-14 days before complete relief.

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July 25, 2011 3:50 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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9.0

For Rheumatoid Arthritis: I have rheumatoid arthritis for the past 20 years. I used to take diclofenac sodium 100mg per day. When I got better I stopped for 3 years. Now again stated once in 3 days and now every night after food one 50 mg tablet. I have not experienced any side effects. Inflammation in many joints has reduced. I am 48 years old.

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July 22, 2011 8:51 AM

Review by Anonymous:

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9.0

For Pain: This product is effective in diminishing fever in approximately 30 minutes.

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June 27, 2011 7:31 PM

Review by Granny Marge:

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1.0

Zipsor (diclofenac) for Muscle Pain: It did not help me. I still have very bad back pain, and cannot do anything around the house.

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June 15, 2011 5:11 AM

Review by Anonymous:

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9.0

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Pain: I use the gel and it may take a little time to work (about 30-45 minutes), but the effect is pretty good. It will take my pain from a 9 down to a 5 (that's pretty good for me).

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June 13, 2011 11:37 PM

Review by desihunk:

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5.0

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Back Pain: I have severe sciatic pain and the spine doctor prescribed this for me. It worked for a while and after a week my pain started going up. I switched to OTC Ibuprofen and it worked better. So, I guess it depends on person to person.

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June 7, 2011 10:32 PM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Zipsor (diclofenac) for Back Pain: Because of an auto accident a year ago I had a partial separation of my right sacroiliac joint. I've taken Advil, Celebrex, and Mobic along with steroid injections and received little or no pain relief. Zipsor is the only medication I've taken that has reduced the inflammation long enough for the joint to begin to heal thus giving my pain relief.

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May 31, 2011 10:02 AM

Review by death hiccups:

Cataflam (diclofenac) for Pain: At first when I started taking this medicine everything was going fine until 2 days into using it I started getting hiccups but nothing to be bothered by and then that night I woke up hiccuping an it went on an off for at least three days. I tried everything I knew about curing hiccups then I searched the web and found the side effects.

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May 18, 2011 12:44 AM

Review by Anonymous:

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10

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Pain: I have used Celebrex for my knee pain, but I still have some pain in my knee (may be slow effect). Then I change to take Voltaren rapid 25, now the pain have totally disappeared.

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May 14, 2011 10:59 AM

Review by thomasjr:

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9.0

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Rheumatoid Arthritis: I need to take Cytotec (misoprostol) with it.

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May 9, 2011 9:00 PM

Review by MACE1010:

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5.0

For Rheumatoid Arthritis: I have been having swelling in my feet and ankles very bad lately. I could remember about when it all started and knew it was about the time I started on diclofenac. I looked up the side effects just now and I see why I have the swelling along with a bladder infection.

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April 28, 2011 8:53 AM

Review by marone:

Zipsor (diclofenac) for : ZIPSOR.. FINALLY SOMETHING HELPS. I have had such bad sciatica for years one Doctor wants to do back surgery. I have tried Vicodin, oxycodone, acupunture, acupressure, even Reiki to no avail. Nerve blocks help only a week or so. I swear by Zipsor. I have been able to walk around, garden and clean my house once again. It's been so long since I was actually able to have a full day with no pain. I was prescribed 2 tablets twice a day. I take 2 in the morning and 1 at lunch time. It's all I need. Life is good again.

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April 22, 2011 10:10 PM

Review by wrp325:

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1.0

Zipsor (diclofenac) for Back Pain: I was suffering from an impingement of a nerve root exiting the left side of the T10 - T11 junction. I was prescribed Zipsor in combination with Skelaxin (muscle relaxant). The combination provided no discernible pain relief. However, I did suffer from significant stomach and intestinal pain. The stomach & intestinal pain stopped within 12 hours of discontinuing the Zipsor. Overall, not a pleasant experience.

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March 7, 2011 1:06 PM

Review by ronmale2:

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10

For Osteoarthritis: I have recommended this to fellow-workers,it has made work bearable again. Been on everything, this medicine works. I take 75 mg daily.

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February 22, 2011 8:28 AM

Review by coastie 1953:

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10

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Back Pain: I was taking Celebrex 200mg's a day to stop the pain in my lower back, This after spending over $2000 of medical bills and an Epidural on advise from a spine Dr. My racquetball buddy, a heart DR. said Voltaren is better and prescribed a 50mg dose. It is a wonder medicine if you can take it. Voltaren has given me my life back.

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January 10, 2011 10:01 AM

Review by blazia:

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10

Voltaren (diclofenac) for Osteoarthritis: Have taken for 2 years and now I can't live without it. I can walk with just a small amount of pain, my knees are very happy. Please try this.

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January 9, 2011 12:01 AM

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