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Diclofenac Sodium vs Naproxen

Diclofenac Sodium
VS.
Naproxen
Other name: Voltaren Voltaren
Other name: Aleve Aleve
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.0
Concern level
2.7
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.0
Concern level
2.7
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Pain
Inflammation
Arthritis*
Swelling
RA
OA
Allergies
Gout*
Severe Pain
Tendonitis*
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Pain
Inflammation
Swelling
Headaches
Arthritis
RA
Cramping
Migraines*
Back Pain
Joint Pain
Fever
OA
Discomfort
Menstrual Cramps
Severe Pain
Tendonitis
Muscle Pain
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA)
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Method of use:
Drops, Eye Drops, Gel, Injection, Pill
Method of use:
Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
OTC
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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Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth...
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Dizzy
6
Sciatica
4
Withdrawal
4
Numbness
4
Tinnitus
3
Addiction
3
Heart Attack
2
Blurred Vision
2
Liver Failure
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Top Concerns
Nap
Depression
8
Numbness
6
Addiction
6
Stomach Problems
6
Withdrawal
4
Drowsy
3
Rash
3
Tingling
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Diabetes
2
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About Diclofenac Sodium
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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Diclofenac Sodium
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Naproxen sodium (International Nonproprietary Name) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) commonly used for the reduction of pain, fever, inflammation and stiffness caused by conditions such as:* osteoarthritis* kidney stones* rheumatoid arth...
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lleve) to Diclofenac Sodium. It works better for my hi...
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" ...currently taking? I just switched from Naproxen (Alleve) to Diclofenac Sodium. It works better for my hip pain. I take after meals with 8oz or more of water; avoid lying down for 30 minutes and have... "

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lleve) to Diclofenac Sodium. It works better for my hi...
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" ...currently taking? I just switched from Naproxen (Alleve) to Diclofenac Sodium. It works better for my hip pain. I take after meals with 8oz or more of water; avoid lying down for 30 minutes and... "

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iclofenac Sodium along with a Omeprazol (for gastro help)...
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" ...My GP has just prescribed Naproxen Enteric Coacted. I have been unsuccessful taking Diclofenac Sodium along with a Omeprazol (for gastro help) - suffer with acid reflux! Does anyone find Naproxen... "

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tablets 50 mg, naproxen 250mg, etc. presently but have...
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" I have been suffering from arachnoiditis for the past 2 years having acute pain in both legs, bladder ...and sex dysfunction. I am coping with Tramadol 50mg BD, Nucoxia, diclofenac sodium tablets 50 mg,... "

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Hiya, I was started on diclofenac sodium 50mg 3 times a day...
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" Hiya, I was started on diclofenac sodium 50mg 3 times a day ...month with no effect, now on Naproxen 500mg bd, taken that for ...2 weeks for yet' another sick note'.Ive not had a... "

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on 75 mg (Diclofenac Sodium) twice a day for a few years...
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" I was on 75 mg (Diclofenac Sodium) twice a day for a ...benefit of the doubt.. (Swelling = Nothing, any help with the pain - combined with the other meds = Nothing, Voltaren alone on weaker pain days and... "

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Was taking naproxen, diclofenac sodium. Correct dosage?H...
" Suffering from gout. Was taking naproxen, diclofenac sodium. Correct dosage? Hi there, I ...previous medication in cupboard.It is Naproxen and Diclofenac Sodium . If I remember correctly ...was 1 x 250mg of... "

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am taking Diclofenac Sodium, so can't take any ot...
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" Hi, Ladybud, I am taking Diclofenac Sodium, so can't take any other anti inflammatories like Naproxen. I have tried that as well (going back some time now) but didn't find it worked. I... "

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I've taken diclofenac sodium (Voltaren) before...it gave me...
" I've taken diclofenac sodium (Voltaren) before...it gave me diarrhea. ...better anti-inflammatory properties than Ibuprofen, Naproxen, or Piroxicam. But it appears to be less effective than Ketoprofen.... "

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w that I am off Naproxen, I am in remission.Its bril...
| www.healingwell.com
" ...this board my issues with Naproxen. Its an ultimate medication and ...flare but the culprit was Naproxen. Now that I am off Naproxen, I am in remission. Its ...your doc and try Ibuprofen, Diclofenac... "

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