Advertisement

Who should not use Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets?

Certain people are at a higher risk for the serious side effects of Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets.

Do not use Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets if you have ever had an allergic or other reaction to aspirin or any other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Do not use Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets either right after or before having heart bypass surgery.

Women who are in the last trimester of pregnancy or are breastfeeding should not use Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets.

Let your doctor know before using Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets if you have heart, kidney, or liver disease; any blood disorders; or gastrointestinal conditions.

Let your doctor know of all medications and supplements you are taking. Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) interacts with several medications.

Continue Learning about Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

An Alarming Side Effect of NSAIDs: Ovulation Stops
An Alarming Side Effect of NSAIDs: Ovulation Stops
If the Duchess of Cambridge (Kate Middleton) had been taking any of the three common NSAIDs mentioned below, for any of the aches and pains that accom...
Read More
Can taking NSAIDs for arthritis increase risk for heart disease?
HealthyWomenHealthyWomen
NSAIDs such as aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen and naproxen help diminish pain, swelling and inflamma...
More Answers
What other drugs affect NSAIDs?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmDStacy Wiegman, PharmD
NSAIDs reduce blood flow to the kidneys and therefore reduce the action of diuretics and decreas...
More Answers
Are Steroid Injections for Back Pain Safe?
Are Steroid Injections for Back Pain Safe?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.