Who should not take Diclofenac Sodium Gel Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents (NSAID), Topical?
The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:
- systemic mastocytosis
- an increased risk of bleeding
- high blood pressure
- a heart attack
- chronic heart failure
- a stroke
- an ulcer of the duodenum
- an ulcer from too much stomach acid
- stomach or intestinal ulcer
- liver failure
- damage to the liver and inflammation
- liver problems
- severe liver disease
- bleeding of the stomach or intestines
- visible water retention
- abnormal liver function tests
- weakened patient
- a rupture in the wall of the stomach or intestine
- tobacco smoking
- time immediately after coronary bypass surgery
- chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
- chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
- aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease
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