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Brand Name(s): Cataflam, Voltaren
CAS nº: 15307-86-5
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What is Diclofenac?

Diclofenac is in a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This particular medication works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.

Diclofenac is used to reduce pain, inflammation and stiffness caused by many conditions, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, abdominal cramps associated with menstruation, and ankylosing spondylitis.

Diclofenac is marketed as Voltaren®, Voltarol®, Diclon®, Dicloflex® and Cataflam®.

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