so my dr. gave me these samples of voltaren topical gel (diclofenac sodium). apply 4 times a day; all well & good. then i check the possible side effects. upper G.I. and weght gain. weight gain?? from a friggin gel?! is there a steroid in this? has anyone used it before? i'll have 2 call the pharm, but they're healthy as a horse and wont be of any help; they just read off the same brochure i already have. have any of you great gals ever actually used it? is there any weight gain issue you've had and can advise me on? on one hand it would be awesome to get rid of the finger pain, but gastrointestinal issues and weight gain. FROM A FRIGGIN HAND GEL. geez. thanks everyone xoxoxo
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