Compare Voltaren vs. Nevanac

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Cambia
(diclofenac)

Ilevro
(nepafenac)

Relieves pain and inflammation. Cambia (diclofenac) works well for pain and is available in many different forms. If you have a history of heart problems or stomach bleeds, it may not be the best choice.Coming soon.
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Best available price for 5 (5ml of 0.1%) eye droppers of voltaren
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Best available price for 3 (3ml of 0.1%) eye droppers of nevanac
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5.76Voltaren
Reviews for Voltaren
81%
of people (All ages) say Voltaren is worth it
76%
say it works well
5%
say it's a big hassle
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Side effects
VoltarenNevanac
  • Swelling 1%
  • Constipation 4%
  • Itching 1%
  • Gas 1%
  • Pain in limbs 2%
  • Indigestion 1%
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How it works
VoltarenNevanac
Cambia (diclofenac) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which relieves pain by reducing the inflammation in your body.Coming soon.
Type of medication
VoltarenNevanac
Prescription only
Available as
VoltarenNevanac
  • Pill
  • Injection
  • Eye drops
Used for
VoltarenNevanac
  • Extraction Of Cataract Inflammatory Disorder Of The Eye Pain
Risk factors for serious side effects
VoltarenNevanac
  • History of heart problems
  • Taking Cambia (diclofenac) for a long period of time
  • History of stomach bleeding
  • Age 60 or older
  • Taking aspirin, other NSAIDs, or blood thinners
Detailed Cambia (diclofenac) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Food
    VoltarenNevanac
    • Take with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
    No food related info.
    Kidneys and liver
    VoltarenNevanac
    • Cambia (diclofenac) can damage your kidneys. Taking the lowest dose for the shortest amount of time lowers your risk. Talk to your doctor if this worries you, or if you already have kidney damage before you start taking Cambia (diclofenac).
    • Can affect how your kidneys work.
    • Can lower kidney function or cause permanent kidney damage.
    No kidneys and liver related info.
    Pain
    VoltarenNevanac
    • Cambia (diclofenac) can cause stomach bleeding which can be dangerous. If you notice blood in your vomit or your stool has bright red blood or looks like black coffee grounds, or if you have pain in your stomach that doesn't go away, talk to your doctor right away.
    • Works well to relieve muscle ache and pain caused by inflammation.
    • May need to be taken two or three-times daily for maximum pain relief.
    No pain related info.
    Upsides and benefits
    VoltarenNevanac
    • Works well to relieve muscle ache and pain caused by inflammation.
    • Minimal risk for addiction unlike narcotics.
    • Available in gel or powder packets if you have difficulty taking the pill.
    • Most forms are available as generic.
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    Downsides and risks
    VoltarenNevanac
    • Not for chronic, daily use because of increased side-effects.
    • May need to be taken two or three-times daily for maximum pain relief.
    • Can cause serious stomach problems like inflammation, ulcers, and bleeding.
    • Can raise your risk of having blood clots, heart attack, or stroke.
    • Can lower kidney function or cause permanent kidney damage.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    VoltarenNevanac
    • Take with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
    • Can cause stomach ulcers especially if you've had ulcers before.
    • Can thin your blood. Avoid taking this with other blood thinners such as aspirin or warfarin unless your doctor says it's safe.
    • Don't use if you've recently had open heart surgery.
    • Can affect how your kidneys work.
    • Talk to your doctor if you're having trouble taking this medicine. It's available in other forms (gel, delayed-release pill, extended-release pill) that may have less side-effects.
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