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Arthritis is a form of arthropathy that involves inflammation of one or more joints.There are over 100 different forms of arthritis. ...
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Diclofenac (marketed under many brand names, see below: number Trade names) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain in certain conditions.The name is derived from its chemical name...
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Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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About Diclofenac
Diclofenac (marketed under many brand names, see below: number Trade names) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain in certain conditions.The name is derived from its chemical name...
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Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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NSAIDs. Ibuprofen was very good but my doctor tells me...
" ...am suffering from arthritis. I feel it ...and some other NSAIDs. Ibuprofen was very good but my doctor tells me that ...me Diclofenac. Can I use them both Diclofenac and some other nonsteroid... "

, the latter gives bad stomach problems any suggestions...
" ...have arthritis in my back ...than ibuprofen and diclofenac , the latter gives bad stomach proble... "

have the hard stomach effects like when you take Ibuprofen...
" ...my surgery didn't have a problem with it.���Much more gentle then diclofenac aka Voltaren. ...is an NSAID�but doesn't have the hard stomach effects like when you take Ibuprofen.�That gave me ter... "

(Ibuprofen), must say my stomach has improved a helluva...
" ...take Diclofenac for my arthritis but the doctor took me off it due to being asthmatic (not my doctor, me) and now I have cocodamol and the gel stuff (Ibuprofen), must say my stomach has improved a... "

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same thing but with ibuprofen. It works good for me on my...
" The base med is diclofenac which I've always rated as good. I use Ibuleve which ...same thing but with ibuprofen. It works good for me... "

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than ibuprofen and causes more side effects. Have you...
" ...It definitely can cause diarrhoea and stomach problems and stomach bleeding in the extreme. It is an effective anti-inflammatory but stronger than ibuprofen and causes more side... "

if i were taking ibruprofen. i think your suggestion...
" i'm taking Diclofenac and they are really good, i dont feel sick with them or anything and i am the type to get nausea from a lot of ...then if i were taking ibruprofen. i think your... "

I can't take Ibuprofen and I'm allergic to Diclofenac so I...
" Hello Irene I take Pantoprazole for reflux and it really helps. I've been on Aromasin for 10 months. I ...painful too. I can't take Ibuprofen and I'm allergic to Diclofenac so I hope it... "

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I absolutely had to. But yes Ibuprofen really helps so...
" ...didn't know I could take diclofenac either so that's great. The nurse who told me to take paracetamol & Codeine (that ...only if I absolutely had to. But yes Ibuprofen really helps so th... "

problems or anyone already on regular doses of ibuprofen...
" ...I believe the headache were a withdrawal symptom from the diclofenac. I don't ...anyone with any gastric problems or anyone already on regular doses of ibuprofen or aspirin. Obviously... "

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