Diclofenac is an effective anti-inflammatory painkiller which can begin to relieve symptoms in 30 minutes.
Unlike Ibuprofen, which can be purchased over the counter, Diclofenac is a strong painkiller that can only be obtained with a prescription due to its strength.
You can safely buy Diclofenac online from our trusted online pharmacy. To begin your order, simply fill out our short online medical questionnaire for our doctor to review.
Diclofenac can be used to treat:
- Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis
- Frozen shoulder
- Menstrual pain
- Muscle pain
- Post-surgical pain
You should take Diclofenac as directed by your pharmacist or following the instructions that come with your medication. The dosage you require may depend on the health condition or symptoms you have.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. It is dangerous to double-up on medication.
Some medicines, such as Diclofenac, can make you feel sleepy or drowsy, especially in the first few days of taking them. If you feel drowsy, then it’s advisable to avoid driving or operating any machinery until the effects have passed.
Some people experience side effects when taking Diclofenac. Not everyone is affected and the reactions can be different. Examples of common side effects produced when taking Diclofenac include:
- Abdominal pain
- Feeling dizzy
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea or sickness
- Skin rashes and hypersensitivity
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Further information regarding the safety of Diclofenac can be found in the patient information leaflet which is supplied with the medicine.
Alternatively, you can view the patient information leaflet for Diclofenac online here.
If you experience any side effects and are concerned, speak to a pharmacist or doctor for advice.
Do not take Diclofenac if you are allergic to Diclofenac or any of the other ingredients listed in the accompanying leaflet.
If you experience an allergic reaction to Diclofenac, cease taking the medicine and seek emergency medical attention by going straight to the A&E department of the nearest hospital.
Signs of an allergic reaction include:
- Dry, red and cracked skin
- Itchy, red watery eyes
- Raised, itchy, red rash (hives)
- Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, or diarrhoea
- Swelling of the face, lips, tongue, eyes or throat
- Tightening of the chest
- Wheezing or difficulty breathing
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Do not take Diclofenac if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or breastfeeing.
You should ask a doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking NSAIDs while pregnant or breastfeeding. Your GP would be in the best position to advise you on the right pain medication to take.
Other safety information
Always seek your doctor’s advice you buy Diclofenac online.
Do not take Diclofenac past the expiry date printed on the packaging.
Never throw away medicine via household or water waste. Ask your local pharmacy to dispose of any unwanted or expired medication on your behalf.
Always keep medicine out of the sight and reach from children and pets.
Never share your medication with anyone else, even if they are experiencing the same symptoms as you.
No, Diclofenac isn’t suitable for everyone to take. Diclofenac is not recommended if:
- You’re pregnant or trying to conceive
- You’re breastfeeding
- You’re taking certain other medications
- You have certain health conditions
When you buy Diclofenac online from Prescription Doctor, our free confidential consultation will help reveal whether this medication is likely to be suitable for you. It is important for your health and safety that you answer the questions openly and honestly.
Read all the patient information leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine.
What should I do if I forget to take Diclofenac when I should?
If you forget to take Diclofenac, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and continue to take Diclofenac as you normally would.
Do not take more Diclofenac to make up for the dose you missed.
What should I do if I take more Diclofenac than I should?
If you accidentally take more Diclofenac than you should, inform your doctor right away or go straight to the nearest hospital’s casualty department. Remember to take the packaging with you so that doctor’s know what you have taken.
Will Diclofenac affect my ability to drive or operate machinery?
Diclofenac should not impact your ability to drive or operate machinery.
If you notice any side effects which might affect your concentration, such as dizziness, avoid driving or operating machinery until you feel well enough to do so.
How long does it take for diclofenac to take effect?
Diclofenac usually begins to worth between 20 and 30 minutes if taken orally.
Can you take diclofenac with co-codamol?
Yes, you can take diclofenac with opioid painkillers such as co-codamol.
Can I drink alcohol while taking Diclofenac?
It is generally considered safe to drink alcohol while taking diclofenac. However, vomiting caused by alcohol consumption can limit the effectiveness of the treatment.
Is diclofenac a narcotic?
No, diclofenac is not a narcotic.
You can easily buy Diclofenac online from Prescription Doctor by filling in a quick medical questionnaire to ensure it is suitable for you to take.
Our expert team of registered prescribers will assess your order and dispatch your medication from our Natcol registered pharmacy.
If your order is placed before 3pm, you can expect your medication to be delivered the next day discreetly.