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Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
8/15/2014 2:48:25 PM

Reviewer: laro, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I rub this on the bottom of my back and instant the pain goes away. So far no reactions been using it for almost a year now.

Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
1/13/2014 9:30:16 AM

Reviewer: Gupper, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I began using Voltaren Gel 7 days ago for arthritic pain in my feet and hands. I have taken many other, faster acting medications(many with adverse side effects)and as of yet have no complaints. It applies easily and is not offensive smelling. I find it most effective on my hands, though not completely removing the pain, I have more flexion in my fingers now. I will continue t use Voltaren Gel alo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
8/8/2013 4:55:19 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was switched from Celebrex, which I was having no side effects from to Voltaren Gel which gave me chest pains and shortness of breath immediately! I went to a cardiologist and had to wear a Holter monitor for 24 hours and it showed it had effected my heart. I HAD NO HISTORY OF HEART PROBLEMS BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICATION AND NON SINCE STOPPING IT.

Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
3/21/2013 2:17:30 AM

Reviewer: The_Multiple_Script_Scribe, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Had this and regular Tablet Voltareen Prescribed by my General Physician for Pain, and Multiple cracking sounds that would come from even slightly bending My right big Toe. I have had issues with Gout in that Foot for quite awhile unfortunately. Also, My right Thumb has recently developed into a terrible, terrible Carpal Tunnel, and it, like My big Toe constantly cracks went bent, or even going to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Joint Damage causing Pain and Loss of Function
2/16/2013 3:03:38 PM

Reviewer: dick92533, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My knees are shot..I had a TKR on my left knee 15 years ago that didn't work well..My new doctor wants to do a TKR on my right knee,but with one bad result i do not want to chance it..I started using this medication 4 days ago and i see good results on both knees...So far no side affects...

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