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Drug Interactions With Voltaren-XR

This product can potentially interact with a number of medications (see Voltaren-XR Drug Interactions).

Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns that people using NSAIDs, including Voltaren-XR, may be at higher risk for heart attack or stroke than those people who do not take NSAIDs.
This warning does not apply to those who take aspirin, however. This risk may be higher in people who have been taking NSAIDs for a long time. These events can occur without warning and can lead to loss of life. Tell your healthcare provider if you have or ever have had any of the following:
You should also talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Voltaren-XR if you have:
  • Asthma
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Liver disease or liver failure
  • Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Bleeding problems (or if you are taking medicine that decreases the blood's ability to clot)
  • Diabetes
  • Stomach ulcers, stomach bleeding, or a history of either condition
  • Any allergies to medicines, including aspirin or other NSAIDs.
Let your healthcare provider know if you:
Also, tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Voltaren-XR Precautions and Warnings to learn more, including information on who should not take this drug.)
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