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How does Solaraze interact with other medications?

Although Solaraze (diclofenac sodium) topical gel usually does not enter the bloodstream, you should avoid taking aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). These, like diclofenal contained in Solaraze, carry some risk of stomach bleeding and other serious gastrointestinal damage. These risks may be increased by blood thinning medications (like warfarin), aspirin or corticosteroids.

Also, tell your doctor if you take lithium, angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE), diuretics or antibiotics, before using Solaraze because these medications can interact with Solaraze. It also increases sun sensitivity, so avoid sun exposure when using the gel.

Talk to your doctor before using any other topical products while using Solaraze.

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