Voltaren Emulgel 120G
is a topical anti-inflammatory gel made by Novartis for the relief of pain and swelling. It is classified as an over-the-counter medicine and you do not need a prescription to purchase.
Voltaren Emulgel contains an active ingredient called diclofenac that is one of the groups of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory analgesics.
Voltaren Emulgel is used to relieve pain and reduce swelling in a number of conditions affecting the joints and muscles
Voltaren Emuglel is used to treat inflammation of tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints due to trauma (eg. Sports injuries, sprains, strains, bruises), soft tissue rheumatism and localized rheumatic conditions e.g.bursitis, and for aches and pains, back, neck, and shoulder pain.
For external use only, Apply only to intact skin, not open wounds or any other area where the skin is abnormal. After applying the gel do NOT cover with bandages or sticking plaster.
Never swallow Voltaren Emulgel, Avoid contact with eyes or mucous membranes. If this happens wash your eyes out with clean water and seek immediate medical advice. If you symptoms do NOT improve within 2 weeks or they get worse seek immediate medical advice. Not suitable during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children. Protect from heat (Store below 30°C)
Diclofenac Diethylammonium Gel 11.6mg/g equivalent to Diclofenac Sodium 10mg/g (1% w/w)
Gently rub a small amount of Voltaren Emuglel into the skin around the swollen or painful area. The amount of gel needed will vary depending upon the size of the painful or swollen area being treated.
You can apply Voltaren Emulgel 2 or 3 time a day unless your doctor advises other wise. You may notice a slight cooling effect when you rub the gel into the skin.