diclofenac 3% - topical, Solaraze
GENERIC NAME: DICLOFENAC 3% - TOPICAL (dye-KLOE-fen-ack)
BRAND NAME(S): Solaraze
USES: This medication is used to treat a certain skin condition (actinic keratoses). Diclofenac is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
HOW TO USE: Use this medication on the skin only. Gently apply enough medication to cover the affected skin well, usually 2 times daily or as directed by your doctor. This medication is usually applied for 60 to 90 days. Wash your hands after using, unless you are using this medication to treat the hands.The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.Do not apply the medication in or around the eyes, open skin wounds, or infected/scraped/burned skin. If you do get the medication in those areas, flush with plenty of water.Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same times each day.Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. It may take up to 30 days after finishing the medication for the skin to completely heal.
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