Who should not take Diclofenac Sodium?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • Meningitis Not Caused by an Infection
  • systemic mastocytosis
  • Extreme Loss of Body Water
  • Hepatic Porphyria
  • Anemia
  • increased risk of bleeding due to clotting disorder
  • increased risk of bleeding
  • Habit of Drinking Too Much Alcohol
  • high blood pressure
  • Heart Attack
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Stroke
  • Blood Clot
  • Asthma
  • Stomach or Intestinal Ulcer
  • Liver Failure
  • Hepatitis caused by Drugs
  • Liver Problems
  • Severe Liver Disease
  • Bleeding of the Stomach or Intestines
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Throwing Up Blood
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Pregnancy
  • A Rupture in the Wall of the Stomach or Intestine
  • Tobacco Smoking
  • Increased Cardiovascular Event Risk
  • Time Immediately after Coronary Bypass Surgery
  • chronic kidney disease stage 4 (severe)
  • chronic kidney disease stage 5 (failure)
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
  • aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease
  • history of gastric bypass surgery


  • Salicylates
  • NSAIDS (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug)