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Drug Interactions With Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution

More Information on Diclofenac Sodium Topical Solution Interactions

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when diclofenac sodium topical solution is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
ACE Inhibitors
Diclofenac sodium topical solution might reduce the effectiveness of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for lowering blood pressure and may also increase the risk of kidney damage. If you use diclofenac sodium topical solution with an ACE inhibitor, your healthcare provider should monitor your blood pressure to watch for this interaction.
 
ARBs
Combining diclofenac sodium topical solution with an ARB can increase the risk of kidney problems, especially in people who already have kidney problems, and can decrease the effectiveness of the ARB for lowering blood pressure.
 
Beta Blockers
Combining diclofenac sodium topical solution with a beta blocker may interfere with the beta blocker's ability to lower blood pressure. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Corticosteroids
Using corticosteroids with diclofenac sodium topical solution can increase the risk of bleeding. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely or adjust your dose of these drugs.
 
Cyclosporine
Diclofenac sodium topical solution may increase the level of cyclosporine in the blood, increasing the risk of serious cyclosporine side effects. In addition, this combination may increase the risk of kidney damage. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Digoxin
Diclofenac sodium topical solution may increase the level of digoxin in your bloodstream, increasing the risk of dangerous digoxin side effects. If you are taking digoxin, check with your healthcare provider before starting or stopping diclofenac sodium topical solution.
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