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Review: taking Diclofenac and Excedrin together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Diclofenac and Excedrin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Diclofenac and Excedrin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 14,959 Diclofenac sodium users)

Excedrin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine. It is often used in headache. (latest outcomes from 7,825 Excedrin users)

On May, 17, 2015: 36 people who take Diclofenac Sodium, Excedrin are studied

Diclofenac Sodium, Excedrin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Diclofenac Sodium (diclofenac sodium)
- Excedrin (acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Diclofenac Sodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Excedrin is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Diclofenac Sodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Excedrin is effective60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diclofenac Sodium is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Excedrin is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Musculoskeletal Stiffnessn/an/an/an/an/an/aPain In Extremity
Drug IneffectiveFatigue
Speech DisorderOedema Peripheral
FatigueAnaemia
Stomach PainMusculoskeletal Stiffness
Presyncope
Abdominal Discomfort
Ulcer
Insomnia
Hepatitis

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Deep Vein ThrombosisInsomnia
Pain In ExtremityUlcer
Chest DiscomfortGingival Pain
HepatitisPain In Extremity
Abdominal DiscomfortThroat Tightness
DyspnoeaApparent Death
Drug IneffectivePresyncope
Cardiac DisorderSynovial Cyst
VomitingSwollen Tongue
Bone DisorderHaematoma

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aDeep Vein ThrombosisFatigueDrug ToxicityChest DiscomfortUlcer
Cholecystitis ChronicSpeech DisorderDyspnoeaSwollen Tongue
NauseaDrug IneffectiveHepatitisOedema Peripheral
Abdominal PainMusculoskeletal StiffnessAnaemiaGingival Pain
ArthralgiaEmotional DistressCardiac DisorderHaematoma
CholesterosisDeep Vein ThrombosisStomatitisGastrointestinal Haemorrhage
InjuryOedema PeripheralDeafness UnilateralPain In Extremity
Oedema PeripheralInsomniaCerebrovascular AccidentPresyncope
PainHeadachePain In ExtremityBone Disorder
Faeces DiscolouredInjuryBack PainInsomnia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Diclofenac Sodium (diclofenac sodium) is often used to treat arthritis. Excedrin (acetaminophen; aspirin; caffeine) is often used to treat headache. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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