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Active ingredient: diclofenac potassium
ATC Code: M01AB05

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Level of Satisfaction 46%

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Effectiveness 73%
Quantity of side effects 26%
Severity of side effects 26%
Ease of use 86%

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16/11/2018 | | 47moderated by Susan
diclofenac potassium (75MG) for Arthritis of the spine

I take this medication for pain in my neck (failed fusion) and for my shoulder (arthritis). I try to stay away from opioids if possible, so my GP prescribed me this. It works at relieving the pain just as well as an opioid, but without the side effects. Simply amazing! Some days I don't need to take the medication, but when I feel the pain returning, I take as prescribed and then I am pain-f...
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07/06/2017 | | 69moderated by Susan
diclofenac potassium (100mg) for gout

From the age of 40 I suffered with kidney stones. Gout started in my big toes and over the course of the year pain in my ankle, knee, shoulder, elbow, hip and fingers. When it was really bad I had a suppository which helped for about a day. The last few months I haven't had any problems but I can tell when things are about to change (depression). Middle finger twice become so swollen (fine agai...
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01/06/2017 | | 54moderated by Susan
diclofenac potassium (75mg) for hernia

Took one pill for neck pain. (11 years ago I had an intervertebral disc removed). Overnight my stomach was all over the place. Nauseous, swollen feeling and rising acid reflux. I am absolutely never using this again.
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01/06/2017 | | 71moderated by Philip
diclofenac potassium (25mg) for arthrosis

Because I had to take gastric protectors as well as this I switched. I had to pay for them (omeprazole) myself. So the GP gave me artrotec instead.
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