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What is diclofenac topical solution?

Diclofenac topical solution is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It is available by prescription only. Diclofenac works by blocking the action of an enzyme called cyclooxygenase (COX), which blocks the production of substances involved in the body's inflammatory response. Diclofenac topical solution is prescribed to treat the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee joints. The brand name is Pennsaid.  

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