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What are Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets?

Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets are prescribed for pain and inflammation due to osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis, a form of arthritis that affects the spine.

Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets are prescribed for long-term use.

Voltaren-XR (diclofenac)  extended-release tablets can also be prescribed for menstrual pain, migraine headache pain, and other types of pain.

Voltaren-XR (diclofenac) extended-release tablets belong to a drug class called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which reduce pain and inflammation by interfering with cellular signals at immune and pain-sensing cells.

NSAIDs can pose serious health risks in some people, and these risks are increased with extended use.

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