Voltaren Drug Interactions

An awareness of drug interactions with Voltaren can help ensure a safe treatment process. For example, Voltaren can interfere with supplements like ginseng, ginger, and garlic to increase your risk of bleeding. Torsemide, furosemide, and hydrochlorothiazide may also cause interactions.

Voltaren Interactions: An Overview

Voltaren® (diclofenac sodium) can potentially interact with a number of different medications. Some of the products that can cause drug interactions with Voltaren include:
 
 
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:

 

 
 
 
  • Corticosteroids, including but not limited to:
     
    • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
    • Cortisone
    • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
    • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
    • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
    • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
    • Prednisolone (Orapred®, Pediapred®)
    • Prednisone
    • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®, Aristospan®)
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
      • Alteplase (Activase®)
      • Reteplase (Retavase®)
      • Streptokinase (Streptase®)
      • Tenecteplase (TNKase®)
 
 
 
Several herbal and nutritional supplements can also interact with Voltaren and may increase the risk of bleeding. Examples of these include but are not limited to:
 
(The information in this article applies only to the tablet forms of this medication -- Voltaren and Voltaren-XR. This article does not apply to Voltaren® Gel or Voltaren Ophthalmic® eye drops.)
 
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