diclofenac

noun

di·​clo·​fe·​nac dī-ˈklō-fə-ˌnak How to pronounce diclofenac (audio)
: a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug used in the form of its sodium salt C14H10Cl2NNaO2 or potassium salt C14H10Cl2KNaO2 especially to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis see voltaren

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“Diclofenac.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diclofenac. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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