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I was prescribed flector...

I was prescribed flector patches and I am hesitant to take medications. What will I feel like if u use the patch? Any dizziness, sleepy, nausea, loopy, heart racing....things like that?

Doctor's Assistant: The Doctor will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Doctor can help you best.

Should I still wait?

Doctor's Assistant: Is there anything else the Doctor should be aware of?

I also take Duexis which is 800mg ibuprofen and pepcid combined

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Doctor: Dr.Amita, Doctor replied 2 years ago

Thanks for your question.You should not be using Flector patch with duexis.Flector contains diclofenac which belongs to the same category of drugs as ibuprofen known as non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs.

When combined they have a greater tendency to cause side effects including gastric ulcers.

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