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Were you looking for information about Diclofenac Sodium? Diclofinac is a common misspelling of diclofenac.
People who have certain types of arthritis may benefit from using diclofenac sodium (Voltaren®, Voltaren®-XR). This medication is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that works by blocking the effects of certain hormones in the body that cause pain and inflammation. As a result, diclofenac can help relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. Most people tolerate this medication well. However, side effects are possible and may include headaches, nausea, and diarrhea.
(Click Diclofenac Sodium for more information on how diclofenac works, a more complete list of potential side effects to look out for, and important things to tell your healthcare provider before starting the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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