Voltaren Emulgel

Voltaren Emulgel

diclofenac

Manufacturer:

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Diclofenac diethylamine
Indications/Uses
Post-traumatic inflammation of tendons, ligaments, muscles & joints. Localised forms of soft-tissue rheumatism eg, tendinitis, shoulder-hand syndrome, bursitis, periarthropathy. 2%: Symptomatic treatment of small & medium-sized joints OA located close to skin eg, fingers or knee joints.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & adolescent ≥12 yr 1% Apply to affected areas tds-qds for not >14 days. 2% Apply to affected areas bd every morning & evening for not >14 days.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Acetylsalicylic acid- & NSAIDs-induced asthma attacks, urticaria or acute rhinitis. Last trimester of pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if skin rash develops. Not to be applied to skin wounds or open injuries & not to be used under airtight occlusive dressing. Avoid use in large areas & prolonged use & avoid contact w/ eyes & mucous membranes. 1st & 2nd trimesters of pregnancy. Lactation. Not recommended in childn <12 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Dermatitis including contact dermatitis, rash, erythema, eczema, pruritus.
ATC Classification
M02AA15 - diclofenac ; Belongs to the class of non-steroidal antiinflammatory preparations for topical use. Used in the treatment of joint and muscular pains.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Voltaren Emulgel 1%
Packing/Price
20 g x 1's;50 g x 1's
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Form
Voltaren Emulgel 2%
Packing/Price
30 g x 1's;50 g x 1's
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