Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32%
Wednesday, 28 February 2024
How to use
- Ensure your skin is clean and dry before application.
- Squeeze out the gel from the tube onto the affected area. The amount of gel needed varies depending on the size of the painful area, it could be 1 g of gel which corresponds to a 4 cm bead.
- Rub the gel gently into the skin.
- Apply the gel three to four times a day unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
- Wash your hands well after each use unless the pain is in your hands.
- Do not apply the gel on broken, damaged or infected skin. Avoid getting it into your eyes or mouth.
- Do not use for more than seven days unless longer treatment is recommended by a doctor.
- Do not exceed the stated dose.
- Remember to read the package insert for more detailed information about the product and contact your healthcare provider if your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen after a few days.
- Diclofenac diethylammonium, propylene glycol, isopropyl alcohol, butylhydroxytoluene, cocoyl caprylocaprate, cetomacrogol 1000, carbomer, fragrance, purified water
Side Effects & Cautions
- Allergic reactions: Stop use if you experience rash, difficulty breathing, or swelling on face, lips, tongue or throat.
- Gastrointestinal problems: Avoid use if you have stomach ulcers, bleeding or any other digestive disorders.
- Cardiovascular risks: May increase risk of heart attack or stroke in individuals with existing heart conditions; consult a doctor before use.
- Kidney/Liver impairment: Not suitable for people with severe liver or kidney dysfunction.
- Senior individuals: Older individuals may be at a higher risk of side effects; use with caution.
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding: Do not use without medical advice if pregnant or breastfeeding.
- Other medications: Can interact with other medication such as blood thinners, steroids, antidepressants. Always inform your doctor about other medication you are taking.
- Application site reactions: Redness, itchiness, or burning sensation may occur at application site.
- Note: This is not a complete list of side effects and precautions. Always read the information leaflet or consult a healthcare provider for detailed information.
- Do not use if allergic to Voltarol, diclofenac, or any of its ingredients.
- Avoid use on broken, damaged, infected, or diseased skin.
- Do not use if you have a history of stomach ulcers or bleeding.
- Avoid use during the last trimester of pregnancy.
- Do not use on large areas of skin or for prolonged periods without consulting a doctor.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. If contact occurs, rinse immediately with water.
- If symptoms worsen or persist for more than 7 days, consult a doctor.
- It is meant for topical use only, do not ingest.