Diclofenac Side Effects, How it Works, Upsides & Downsides

Diclofenac is an externally administered medicine. It is sold under a number of brand names with Cataflam and Cambia being the most common ones. This chemical substance belongs to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and has properties of an analgesic.

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It is widely used to treat and control the inflammation and pain caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, minor sprains, and injuries. It is also used as a treatment for dysmenorrhea and is known to ease migraines and menstrual cramps in women.

It may also be used for other purposes not mentioned in the guide.

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