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Flector Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Use the Flector Patch?

You should not use Flector if you:
  • Are allergic to Flector, diclofenac sodium, or any of the inactive components used to make the skin patch. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs.
  • Have had recent coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG or "open heart surgery").
In addition, Flector should never be used on nonintact or damaged skin, such as with exudative dermatitis, eczema, burns, or infections.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Flector should not be used, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before using the skin patch. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions with Flector were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific issues that may apply to you.
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