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Flector Patch (diclofenac epolamine) contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication (NSAID) used as a pain reliver indicated for the topical treatment of acute pain due to minor strains, sprains, and contusions. Side effects of Flector Patch include:

dryness
itching
peeling
scaling
burning
redness, or
other skin irritation where the patch is applied
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Other side effects of Flector Patch include:

nausea
vomiting
diarrhea
constipation
upset stomach
heartburn
gas, or
dizziness
The recommended dose of Flector Patch is one (1) patch to the most painful area twice a day. Flector Patch may interact with alcohol, other NSAIDs, blood thinners, cyclosporine, lithium, methotrexate, diuretics (water pills), steroids, or heart or blood pressure medications. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Starting at 30 weeks gestation, Flector Patch and other NSAIDs should be avoided by pregnant women as premature closure of the ductus arteriosus in the fetus may occur. It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Flector patch Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.
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