Actinic keratoses:

Indications for: Diclofenac 3%

Actinic keratoses.

Adult Dosage:

Use lowest effective dose for shortest duration. Apply to lesions twice daily for 60–90 days.

Children Dosage:

Not recommended.

Diclofenac 3% Contraindications:

Coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

Boxed Warning:

Risk of serious cardiovascular events.

Diclofenac 3% Warnings/Precautions:

Increased risk of serious cardiovascular events (including MI, stroke). Avoid in recent MI, severe heart failure; if necessary, monitor. History of ulcer disease and/or GI bleeding. Severe renal or hepatic impairment. Avoid sun and UV light. Aspirin allergy. Asthma. Avoid eyes, and open skin wounds, infections, or exfoliative dermatitis. Elderly. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (avoid during ≥30 weeks gestation): increased risk of premature closure of the fetal ductus arteriosus; (20–30 weeks gestation): may cause fetal renal dysfunction/oligohydramnios; if treatment needed, limit dose and duration of use. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Diclofenac 3% Classification:


Diclofenac 3% Interactions:

Increased risk of GI events with concomitant aspirin or oral NSAIDs. Concomitant other topical medications or products (eg, sunscreens, cosmetics): not studied.

Adverse Reactions:

Pruritus, rash, contact dermatitis, dry skin, exfoliation, local pain, paresthesia; cardiovascular thrombotic events, edema, photosensitivity, Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (discontinue if occurs).


Formerly known under the brand name Solaraze.

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