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Guide To Diclofenac (Voltaren)

Uses And Benefits

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The main use of this medication is to treat general aches and pains. However, it can have a more specific effect on problems with the bones, muscles, and joints. The medication is often prescribed for diseases that attack the joints and bones, including rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and osteoarthritis. It might also be prescribed temporarily for a strain or sprain in ligaments or muscles. Sometimes a doctor will prescribe it to treat chronic back pain and inflammation. Certain brands are made specifically to treat migraines, menstrual cramps, and toothaches. Also, the medication is sometimes used to treat ankylosing spondylitis, which leads to inflammation of the spine. 

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