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User Reviews for Voltaren to treat Sciatica

Voltaren has an average rating of 7.7 out of 10 from a total of 9 ratings for the treatment of Sciatica. 56% of those users who reviewed Voltaren reported a positive effect, while 0% reported a negative effect.

Voltaren Rating Summary

7.7/10 average rating

9 ratings from 6 user reviews.

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HarbourGirl April 18, 2021

“May help a little with sciatic nerve injury, and with arthritis, but after struggling for years to find the cause of severe rhinitis, stopped Voltaren, and now no sinus problems whatsoever. I have a reaction to all oral pain meds, and now Voltaren also. Cannot rate for others benefit because of my own reaction.”

4 / 10
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Charles · Taken for 1 to 6 months March 10, 2020

“I’ve been struggling with sciatica for almost a decade. Voltaren is fine but I think I've found even a better one. It's called Acuraflex. I've just ordered it so it will come in a few days. I've seen that it has some good ingredients so I think it will be maybe even better than voltaren. Has anyone tried it yet? cheers”

8 / 10
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anonymous January 25, 2019

“If you apply the ointment/gel cover it up with a piece Saranwrap - no need to wait for it to dry and it can incubate that way without anybody noticing. Try to do this when you feel the first signs of sciatica...that'll do the trick.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month November 2, 2013

“I have 4 lumbar disc's bulging how ever the l5sl is impinging on my nerve root, complete pain couldn't stand couldn't walk couldn't sit etc. I was in missesry. finally they put me on something other than ibprofen and it was Volteran genric! It took about 1 week to kick in and work but I honestly can say I take this in the am along with my muscle relaxer and gabepentin and I am pain free and gained back 6 hours of my life! IT only works for me so far for 6 hours and by the time I can take next dosages I am back in the worse pain ever, hopefully everyday I can gain a little bit more than 6 hours of my life back!!!!!!!!”

6 / 10
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Anonymous October 22, 2009

“Works for Osteoarthritis and sciatica.”

9 / 10
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reemooo September 7, 2016

“i have sciatica since i was 15.......hounestly i take tramadol sometimes...and it doesn't work !!!.... voltaren is good to keep the pain within acceptable limits...but it doesn't eliminate it.”

6 / 10
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Anonymous January 3, 2012

“This medicine gave me back my life. Finally pain free after twenty years of low back pain from car accident.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous October 4, 2011

“Miracle medicine!”

10 / 10
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Anonymous June 26, 2012

“This medicine works pretty well, but in gel form it is messy and takes a long time to dry. ”

6 / 10
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