Voltaren Gel

and/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Diclofenac Sodium
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Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.

1% Gel

Voltaren 1% Gel

Diclofenac Sodium 1% Gel

Diclofenac Sodium 1% Gel

Generic Alternative to Voltaren Gel 1%

Voltaren 1% Gel

Diclofenac Sodium 1% Gel

  • Marketed as Voltarol Emulgel 1.16% in United Kingdom
  • Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Inc
  • Product of United Kingdom • Shipped from United Kingdom
  • Over the Counter
Diclofenac Sodium 1% Gel

Diclofenac Sodium 1% Gel

Generic Alternative to Voltaren Gel 1%

  • Marketed as Diclotas in India
  • Manufactured by Intas
  • Product of India • Shipped from India
  • Prescription Required
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Please Note: Voltarol Emulgel 1.16% in the UK contains Diclofenac Diethylammonium and is equivalent to Voltaren Gel 1%.

2.32% Gel

Voltaren 2.32% Gel

Diclofenac Sodium 2.32% Gel

No generic is available for Voltaren 2.32%.

Voltaren 2.32% Gel

Voltaren 2.32% Gel

Diclofenac Sodium 2.32% Gel

  • Marketed as Voltaren Emulgel Extra Strength in Canada
  • Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
  • Product of Canada • Shipped from Canada
  • Prescription Required

No generic is available for Voltaren 2.32%.

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Voltaren Drug Information

  • Voltaren Gel Overview

    Voltaren Gel is used to relieve joint pain from arthritis. Diclofenac belongs to a class of drugs known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). If you are treating a chronic condition such as arthritis, ask your doctor about non-drug treatments and/or using other medications to treat your pain.

  • Voltaren Gel Warnings

    Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including diclofenac) may rarely increase the risk for a heart attack or stroke. This effect can happen at any time while using Voltaren Gel but is more likely if you use it for a long time. The risk may be greater if you have heart disease or increased risk for heart disease (for example, due to smoking, family history of heart disease, or conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes). Do not use Voltaren Gel right before or after heart bypass surgery (CABG). Also, Voltaren Gel may rarely cause serious (rarely fatal) bleeding from the stomach or intestines. This side effect can occur without warning symptoms at any time while using diclofenac. Older adults may be at higher risk for this effect. (See also Precautions and Drug Interactions sections.)black/bloody stools, persistent stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, chest/jaw/left arm pain, shortness of breath, unusual sweating, confusion, weakness on one side of the body, sudden vision changes, slurred speech. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about the benefits and risks of using Voltaren Gel.

  • How to Use Voltaren Gel

    Read the Medication Guide and Patient Instructions for Use provided by your pharmacist before you start using diclofenac and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Voltaren Gel is for use on the skin only. To measure the right dose, use the dosing card(s) provided with the medication. Place a dosing card on a flat surface so that you can read the print on the card. Squeeze an even line of the medication from the tube onto the dosing card, using the marks on the card to measure the prescribed dose. Gently rub the medication into the entire affected joint, usually 4 times daily or as directed by your doctor. You may use the dosing card to apply the medication. Do not apply the medication on skin that has cuts, infections, or rashes. If the package instructions direct you to reuse the dosing card, then after each use, hold the card with your fingertips, rinse, and dry. When you are ready to discard the dosing card, fold the card in half with the medication side inside and throw away out of the reach of children and pets. Wash your hands after using the medication unless you are using it to treat the hands. Do not shower, bathe, or wash any treated areas for at least an hour after applying the medication. Wait at least 10 minutes before covering the treated area with gloves or clothing. Do not wrap, bandage, or apply heat (such as a heating pad) to the treated area. The Dosage of Voltaren Gel is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not apply more than 16 grams of diclofenac per day to any single joint of the lower body (such as knee, ankle, foot). Do not apply more than 8 grams of diclofenac per day to any single joint of the upper body (such as hand, wrist, elbow). No matter how many joints you are treating, do not use more than a total of 32 grams of diclofenac per day. Discuss the risks and benefits of using Voltaren Gel with your doctor or pharmacist. To reduce the risk of side effects, use Voltaren Gel at the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time. Do not increase your dose, use it more often than prescribed, or apply the medication to any area not prescribed by your doctor. Do not get the medication in the eyes, nose, or mouth. If you do get the medication in those areas, flush with plenty of water. Contact your doctor right away if irritation persists. For certain conditions (such as arthritis), it may take up to 2 weeks of using Voltaren Gel regularly until you get the full benefit. If you are using Voltaren Gel "as needed" (not on a regular schedule), remember that pain medications work best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the pain has worsened, the medication may not work as well. Tell your doctor if your pain persists or worsens.

  • Voltaren Gel Precautions

    Before using diclofenac, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies. Voltaren Gel may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Voltaren Gel, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,asthma, aspirin-sensitive asthma (a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs), liver disease, stomach/intestine problems (such as bleeding, ulcers), heart disease (such as previous heart attack), high blood pressure, stroke, swelling (edema, fluid retention), blood disorders (such as anemia), bleeding/clotting problems, growths in the nose (nasal polyps). Kidney problems can sometimes occur with the use of NSAID medications, including diclofenac. Problems are more likely to occur if you are dehydrated, have heart failure or kidney disease, are an older adult, or if you take certain medications (see also Drug Interactions section). Drink plenty of fluids as directed by your doctor to prevent dehydration and tell your doctor right away if you have a change in the amount of urine. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco while using this medicine may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about how much alcohol you may safely drink. Voltaren Gel may make the treated area more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Wear protective clothing when outdoors. Ask your doctor whether you should use sunscreen along with Voltaren Gel. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness. Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Voltaren Gel, especially stomach/intestinal bleeding, kidney problems and worsening heart problems. Before using Voltaren Gel, women of childbearing age should talk with their doctor(s) about the benefits and risks (such as miscarriage, trouble getting pregnant). Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you plan to become pregnant. During pregnancy, Voltaren Gel should be used only when clearly needed. It is not recommended for use during the first and last trimesters of pregnancy due to possible harm to the unborn baby and interference with normal labor/delivery. It is unknown if this form of diclofenac passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Voltaren Gel Misdose

    If you are prescribed Voltaren Gel on a regular schedule (not just "as needed") and you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

  • Voltaren Gel Interactions

    Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.aliskiren, ACE inhibitors (such as captopril, lisinopril), angiotensin II receptor blockers (such as losartan, valsartan), cidofovir, corticosteroids (such as dexamethasone, prednisone), lithium, methotrexate, other products applied to treated skin, water pills (diuretics such as furosemide). Voltaren Gel may increase the risk of bleeding when used with other drugs that also may cause bleeding. Examples include antiplatelet drugs such as clopidogrel, "blood thinners" such as dabigatran/enoxaparin/warfarin, erlotinib, among others. Check all prescription and nonprescription medicine labels carefully since many medications contain pain relievers/fever reducers (aspirin, NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or ketorolac). These drugs are similar to diclofenac and may increase your risk of side effects if taken together. However, if your doctor has directed you to take low-dose aspirin to prevent heart attack or stroke (usually at dosages of 81-325 milligrams a day), you should continue taking the aspirin unless your doctor instructs you otherwise. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

  • Voltaren Gel Side Effects

    What are Voltaren Gel side effects?

    Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Voltaren Gel may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Voltaren Gel as a result of an interaction with other medications.

    Side Effects of Voltaren Gel

    The side effects of Voltaren Gel may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Voltaren Gel. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Voltaren Gel may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.

    Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Voltaren Gel, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Voltaren Gel.

    By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Voltaren Gel, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Voltaren Gel and the side effects associated with Voltaren Gel are described in the following:

    Common Voltaren Gel Side Effects

    Severe

    Less Severe

    • skin rash
    • treatment site sequelae
    • pruritus of skin

    Less Frequent Voltaren Gel Side Effects

    Severe

    • abnormal hepatic function tests

    Less Severe

    • dyspepsia
    • skin inflammation
    • headache disorder
    • dysgeusia
    • skin ulcer
    • stinging of skin
    • paresthesia
    • edema
    • nausea
    • drowsy

    Rare or Very Rare Voltaren Gel Side Effects

    Severe

    • platelet aggregation inhibition
    • Stevens-Johnson syndrome
    • toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • body fluid retention
    • diarrhea
    • acute myocardial infarction
    • cerebrovascular accident
    • gastrointestinal hemorrhage
    • gastrointestinal ulcer
    • gastrointestinal perforation
    • renal papillary necrosis
    • anaphylaxis
    • exfoliative dermatitis
    • hepatic necrosis
    • jaundice
    • hepatitis
    • hepatic failure
    • gastric ulcer
    • heart failure
    • anemia

    Less Severe

    • hypertension
    • gastritis
    • hypesthesia
    • hyperkinesis
    • localized edema
  • Voltaren Gel Storage

    Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not freeze. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Voltaren Gel when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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