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A recent review1 of Voltarol/Diclofenac has revealed that it is as bad in causing heart and circulation problems as Vioxx, which some time ago was withdrawn from Worldwide markets.
Alternative medication such as Ibuprofen, Naproxen and Celebrex do have no-
As Diclofenac is symptom relieving and not disease modifying some doctors recommend that people with heart disease who take Diclofenac should stop taking it and talk to their GP about a suitable alternative.
Maybe other ways of minimising the dependence on medication should be sought? If not already tried why not give suitable physical treatment, acupuncture or supplements such as Glucosamine Sulphate or Fish Oils a go.
Of course you should always check the suitability of any supplement as interaction with medication or disease processes is possible.
Providing that we have all available information we are always happy to advise. Just give us a call.
1. McGettigan P, Henry D. Use of non-