What do you know about Diclofenac and Who can take and can’t take diclofenac?
?Most adults can take diclofenac.
? Children may be prescribed diclofenac to treat joint problems. Diclofenac tablets, capsules and suppositories are suitable for children aged 1 year and above.
_Diclofenac isn’t suitable for certain people._
? Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have:
?had an allergic reaction to diclofenac or any other medicines in the past
?an allergy to aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or naproxen
? ever had signs of asthma (wheezing), a runny nose, swelling of the skin (angioedema) or a rash after taking NSAIDs
?ever had stomach ulcers, bleeding in the stomach or intestines, or a hole in your stomach
? high blood pressure (hypertension)
? heart failure, or severe liver disease or kidney disease
?Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis
? a blood clotting disorder
?Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you’re pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding ?