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Pain is an unpleasant sensation often caused by intense or damaging stimuli such as stubbing a toe, burning a finger, putting iodine o...
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Tylenol 196,347 Ibuprofen 166,296 Morphine 136,406
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Ibuprofen
Other name: Voltaren (Voltaren)
Other name: Advil (Advil)
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21,259
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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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Top Concerns
Dic
Nausea
8
Depression
5
Stomach Problems
5
Dizzy
5
Drowsy
4
Sciatica
4
Numbness
4
Stomach Irritation
4
Vomiting
3
Burning
3
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Numbness
4
Depression
3
Addiction
3
Withdrawal
2
Stomach Problems
2
Rash
2
Blood Clots
2
Dehydrated
1
Sleepy
1
Tingling
1
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Dic
Ibu
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Depression
Dic
Ibu
5
3
Stomach Problems
Dic
Ibu
5
2
Dizzy
Dic
Ibu
5
0
Drowsy
Dic
Ibu
4
0
Sciatica
Dic
Ibu
4
0
Numbness
Dic
Ibu
4
4
Stomach Irritation
Dic
Ibu
4
0
Vomiting
Dic
Ibu
3
0
Burning
Dic
Ibu
3
0
Numbness
Ibu
Dic
4
4
Depression
Ibu
Dic
3
5
Addiction
Ibu
Dic
3
0
Withdrawal
Ibu
Dic
2
0
Stomach Problems
Ibu
Dic
2
5
Rash
Ibu
Dic
2
0
Blood Clots
Ibu
Dic
2
0
Dehydrated
Ibu
Dic
1
0
Sleepy
Ibu
Dic
1
0
Tingling
Ibu
Dic
1
0
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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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About Ibuprofen
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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" ...said, Alex. Rest is what is called for. Jaycey, whatever possessed you to change from diclofenac to ibuprofen? Diclofenac is a much better analgesic and, as you've discovered, has less impact... "

" 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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" 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... "

" ...Diclofenac for about three months and started to lose my hair. It is ...I just switched to Ibuprofen. When I went off the Diclofenac, the hair... "

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" ...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... "

" 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... "

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" ...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... "

" ...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... "

" ...tried cocodamol,coedine phosphate, diclofenac,ibuprofen and naproxen. for me cocodamol and ibuprofen work well, naproxen dont work for me at... "

" ...6 weeks. The gp initially put me on ibuprofen and then diclofenac which done nothing, although taking them might reduce... "

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