Diclofenac is in the class of NSAIDs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like aspirin and ibuprofen
. It is effective in treating pain and
inflammation. However, do consult your provider and pharmacist if you need to take it for a prolong period of time. NSAIDs may increase risks for gastrointestinal ulcer, high blood pressure, and bleeds.
For more detailed information, please go to:
1. National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke's Bell's Palsy Fact Sheet