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Voltaren is a prescription drug commonly used to treat pain, stiffness, and swelling often associated with conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis. The medication works by blocking the effects of certain hormones that are responsible for pain and inflammation. Voltaren comes in tablet form, and is available in a variety of strengths, ranging from 25 mg to 100 mg.
What Is Voltaren?Voltaren® (diclofenac sodium) belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to reduce pain, inflammation, swelling, and stiffness caused by several types of arthritis.
- Osteoarthritis symptoms, such as pain, stiffness, and swelling
- Symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
- Short-term and long-term symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis.