What is Voltaren Rapide?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Diclofenac

Voltaren Rapide is an international brand name for diclofenac potassium which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) taken to reduce inflammation and an analgesic reducing pain in conditions such as in arthritis or acute injury.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Breakthrough pain 1 0
Interstitial cystitis 1 0
Pain 1 0
Pain in lower back 1 1
Toothache 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Voltaren Rapide

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Voltaren Rapide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Voltaren Rapide


Currently taking Voltaren Rapide

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Voltaren Rapide

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Voltaren Rapide after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Naproxen Prescription (Naprosyn) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Voltaren Rapide.