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Can I take Voltaren if I am trying to get pregnant?

You should not take Voltaren (also known as diclofenac sodium) if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. This medicine could harm your unborn baby, especially if you were to take it during the last three months of your pregnancy. Tell your doctor about your plan to become pregnant and he or she can help you find a safe treatment.

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