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Diclofenac Sodium (25mg or 50mg) is a powerful and effective prescription painkiller known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is considered more potent than Ibuprofen, and is often prescribed as a gout treatment or as a treatment for arthritis. Diclofenac‘s effectiveness can greatly reduce the pain and swelling (inflammation) you are suffering with, allowing you to resume your regular daily activities. If you want to buy Diclofenac, first read the important information below to check your suitability before completing an online consultation for next day delivery.
- Effective relief from pain and inflammation
- Eases stiffness of the joints
- Treats gout attacks and other painful conditions
- Genuine UK medication
What is Diclofenac for?
Please note: We do not supply this medication to anybody over the age of 70, due to a high risk of cardiovascular events that this medication accompanies in patients with other health conditions.
Please note: Ask your own doctor if it is safe for you to buy Diclofenac online if you are over the age of 65 or if you currently have, or have had, stomach ulcers previously.
Please note: You may already be taking a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drug to help protect the stomach whilst on Diclofenac, especially if you’ve had stomach problems, or if you are elderly, or taking certain other drugs as well. You may have been prescribed PPI treatment such as Lansoprazole or Omeprazole, or advised to purchase Nexium Control (available to buy online from Medical Specialists®) or Ranitidine or Zantac.
Please note: If you are currently taking any of the proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) listed above for stomach protection, and are medically suitable to buy Diclofenac online, please state in your online consultation which PPI you take and the strength of the drug.
Diclofenac Sodium Gastro-Resistant tablets belong to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). NSAIDs are prescribed to effectively relieve pain, reduce swelling and ease inflammation in problems affecting the joints, muscles and tendons. Diclofenac can help provide welcome comfort from the debilitating pain associated in many conditions such as:
- Acute gout.
- Ankylosing spondylitis (a form of spinal arthritis).
- Soft tissue sports injuries.
- Sprains and strains.
- Tenosynovitis (tendonitis with inflammation of the tendon sheath lining).
- Frozen shoulder.
- Pain and inflammation from dental or minor surgery.
- Rheumatoid arthritis.
Choosing to buy painkillers online can be a confusing choice with so many options, but Diclofenac can be a useful and effective option at treating a wide range of problems. If you have already been prescribed Diclofenac previously from your own doctor, you may be suitable to buy Diclofenac painkillers. Simply complete an online consultation with Medical Specialists® UK online pharmacy.
How does Diclofenac work?
Diclofenac Sodium Gastro-Resistant tablets are one of a number of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which means they block the COX-2 and COX-1 enzymes responsible for prostaglandin production.
Prostaglandins are a major factor in causing inflammation by contributing to the development of redness, swelling, heat, and pain. With less prostaglandins, you experience less inflammation and pain.
The Diclofenac Sodium tablet is a Gastro-Resistant. This means it is covered with a coating that stops the tablet from dissolving in the acidic conditions of the stomach, so that the Diclofenac can only be released further down in your gut, dissolving in the small intestine. This process prevents the tablet from causing irritation to the lining of your stomach.
How to take Diclofenac Tablets
If you are suitable to buy Diclofenac online, take Diclofenac exactly as your doctor has told you, or as outlined in the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL). You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
For oral administration (by mouth): Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water, with or after food. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
While you are taking Diclofenac tablets your doctor will want to see you to check you are on the right dose for you and look for any side effects. This is particularly important if you are elderly.
The dose of Diclofenac can vary depending on the condition you are taking the medication to treat, as well as what your doctor has told you to take each day. Therefore, ALWAYS read the PIL before taking Diclofenac.
What are the possible side effects of Diclofenac?
Side effects are rare, and most people don’t get any. Possible side effects may vary from one person to the next, as with any medication. You should always read the manufacturer’s Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) before taking this or any other medication.
This will give you important instructions on how and when to take the medication, as well as any possible side effects of the drug.
How we package your order
Your medication is placed inside a plain delivery box* for protection, then sealed inside a special tamper-proof Royal Mail envelope before being dispatched from our in-house pharmacy.
- Discreet plain packaging / No mention of medication
- Our minimum sized delivery box* to protect the medication in transit is: W - 18cm, H - 6.5cm, D - 8.5cm
- Royal Mail Tracked 24 or 48 hr (UK addresses)
- Royal Mail Special Delivery Before 1pm (UK addresses)
- Royal Mail Local Collect (UK addresses)
- Royal Mail International Signed For (Overseas addresses)
- Some delivery types will require you to sign for the parcel
- Some delivery types will require you to show Photo ID for the parcel
- Find out more information about delivery types here