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Before you start using the patch, warnings and precautions for Flector should be reviewed. It is important that you read the FDA-approved handout that comes with the Flector Patch before using the medication and periodically thereafter. Since Flector may cause problems in people with certain medical conditions, be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all existing conditions you have before starting treatment.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Using Flector Patches?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using the Flector® Patch (diclofenac patch) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Have had heart surgery recently.
You should also be sure to tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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