User Reviews for Voltaren
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Reviews for Voltaren to treat Back Pain
"Personally it's the best gel I have used to warm up my back muscles, making the muscles feel like I've stretched for 15 - 20 min. Don't expect miracles. You should not be expecting this gel to completely alleviate back pain. It's not supposed to do that. It's supposed to get your muscles to a place where you can do other things more easily to attain painlessness via a combined effort. For a lot of back pain, if you use the gel in conjunction with consistent stretching (twice daily) whilst consuming the correct diet and being active enough to lower your body weight, you will be in a much better place in no time - so be encouraged! The gel really helps you do the things you need to do physically to get to that place."
IrishAido May 11, 2017
2 users found this comment helpful.
V. Kaushal March 3, 2017
4 users found this comment helpful.
"It's and exceptional ,very good gel. Having back pain for several months, tried all types of medicine, could not relief.as I tried this voltadol forte all the pain dissappear, thanks"
Bigmus October 25, 2016
10 users found this comment helpful.
"I have bulging and degenerative discs from my cervical all the way down to my lumbar. I would have it rubbed on my back on days when I couldn't get out of bed or stand up. The cream along with my meds would put me to sleep and then allow me to get up pain free. It's really great after a long day."
GummieBear09 (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 2, 2016
18 users found this comment helpful.
"I have been taking this for many years. I do not have to take it everyday. When I experience back pain I take it. The only side effect I have had is constipation."
Zek April 7, 2015
48 users found this comment helpful.
"Used 75mg Voltaren twice a day as a maintenance for pain. The problem with pain sleeping was created by deterioration of fitness because of side effects from chemotherapy treatment for invasive breast cancer."
Bluegirlnz (taken for less than 1 month) March 1, 2014
31 users found this comment helpful.
"GREAT stuff. Many uses! It has been a life saver. I require narcotic pain medications on a regular basis and Voltaren REALLY helps me to not need as much narcotic pain medicines for pain management."
Anonymous January 16, 2012
68 users found this comment helpful.
"After taking Voltaren occasionally over a 6 week period, I suddenly started having the following symptoms. Severe bloating, severe gas, severe stomach pain, nausea, constipation, weakness."
debb01 December 28, 2011
73 users found this comment helpful.
"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."
desihunk June 7, 2011
42 users found this comment helpful.
"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."
coastie 1953 January 10, 2011
60 users found this comment helpful.
"Last year when I had back pain my GP prescribed this medicine. It worked very well and I have no side effects. I stopped taking the medicine after the pain decreased and gradually disappeared. Recently, the pain came back and I am thinking to take it again but I don't know whether I should take the same medicine as it is still not out of date."
Anonymous May 29, 2010
25 users found this comment helpful.
"I had severe upper back pain. I took this tab, one a day for a week. I would'nt say it's works great but it surely makes your pain bearable!!."
Anonymous December 10, 2009
21 users found this comment helpful.
"I have been taking Voltaren for severe back pain and it is just wonderful, no back pain at all."
Anonymous October 30, 2009
61 users found this comment helpful.
"I take this medicine once a day when I have back pain or stiff neck, it works great, helps reduce the pain immediately. Very effective drug."
Anonymous October 10, 2009
44 users found this comment helpful.
"Amazing topical relief. I 100% recommend it."
muchbetter September 6, 2009
22 users found this comment helpful.
"Not a bad anti-inflamatory. Better if taking it with a Vicodin or Percocet."
alwasinpain August 17, 2009
34 users found this comment helpful.
"This medicine is very good for those who can take it. At first it worked very well for me. By the third refill I had developed a extreme allergy to this drug. First sign was extreme itching and severe sweating with dizziness. If this happens go to hospital quickly and stop taking the drug. When this started Doctors can't always determine it quickly enough as in my case. Second time wasn't as severe but by the third time when my reactions started I knew. So please don't take again if you get these reactions. But I do highly recommend this drug for those able to use it."
LazarusL1 June 12, 2009
39 users found this comment helpful.
"I was prescribed this medicine for lower back pain from an accident. It kicks in quick and lasts all day. When I take it the pain completely goes away. It does make you sleepy, but it's worth it. I did not experience any stomach issues."
Anonymous March 28, 2009
93 users found this comment helpful.
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