Voltarin is a common misspelling of Voltaren (diclofenac).
What is Voltaren (Voltarin)?
Voltaren (Voltarin) belongs to a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Voltaren (Voltarin) does not treat the underlying disease that causes these symptoms.Voltaren (Voltarin) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to relieve the inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis (the most common form of arthritis), and ankylosing spondylitis (arthritis and stiffness of the spine).
Voltaren (Voltarin) may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.
Voltaren (Voltarin) side effects may include upset stomach, nausea, heartburn, diarrhea, constipation, headache, tiredness, drowsiness, and dizziness.
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Frequently asked questions
- Which painkiller should you use?
- Why is diclofenac prescription only but ibuprofen is OTC?
- Can NSAIDs be used to treat a COVID-19 fever?
- Does the drug diclofenac have narcotics in it?
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