Diclofenac Dosage

General Information on Dosing With Diclofenac

Some considerations for people taking diclofenac include the following:
 
  • Diclofenac comes in a variety of different forms (tablets, extended-release tablets, capsules, gel, skin patches, topical solution, and eye drops). The specific instructions for the different products vary substantially.
     
  • For the oral products, it is usually recommended to take diclofenac (and other NSAIDs) with food to help prevent stomach upset. However, food may cause this medication to work more slowly.
     
  • If you take this medication more than once per day, try to space out your doses evenly throughout the day.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage of this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
     
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