Flector Coupon - Flector 1.3% patch
DICLOFENAC is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to treat pain from bruises, sprains, or strains. Compare NSAIDs.
Flector Coupon - Flector 1.3% patch

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Do Topical Medications Voltaren, Pennsaid, and Flector Work for Pain?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 30, 2015

Joint pain from arthritis, an injury, or overuse often requires the use of anti-inflammatory medications. Many people hate taking pills by mouth because they can be hard on the stomach and kidneys. But do the topical options work? What are your options and which is the best?

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) topical options:

In the United States, three topical NSAID products are approved to treat pain including Voltaren Gel (diclofenac sodium 1%), Pennsaid topical solution (diclofenac sodium 1. See More

Dropped by Insurance: Will Your Pain Prescriptions Be Covered in 2014?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - November 20, 2013

Express Scripts and Caremark have removed certain medications from their formulary starting in January 2014. These companies handle prescription benefits for more than 200 million Americans, so your prescription coverage will likely be changing in the new year.

We’re reviewing which prescriptions will no longer be covered and the suggested alternatives to give you a better picture of your options. Listed below are some changes to the pain med coverage from each formulary that might affect you:


Removed medication: Flector patches   ||   Suggested Alternative: diclofenac, meloxicam, or naproxen

The convenient Flector patch will be an excluded medication as of 2014. See More

50+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2014

Elizabeth Davis - October 29, 2013

For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2014. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing almost 50 brands from their formularies at the end of 2013. More information is below.

What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

Dude, Where’s My Voltaren Gel?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 27, 2012

Many arthritis sufferers are in a panic over the shortage of Voltaren gel (diclofenac sodium gel) and I get why they are worried. Voltaren gel is a prescription topical anti-inflammatory gel used for all kinds of arthritis pain: rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and osteoarthritis of the knees, hands and hips. People who have stomach issues from taking anti-inflammatories by mouth can bypass that problem with Voltaren gelSee More

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