Almiral Gel

Almiral Gel





Concise Prescribing Info
Diclofenac Na
Relieves pain & swelling in a number of painful conditions affecting the joints & muscles; rheumatic & muscular pain, & reduces swelling & inflammation (eg, injuries involving the tendons, ligaments, muscles & joints). For relief of sprains, strains, bruises, backache, tendonitis (eg, tennis elbow) & for localized & mild arthritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult, adolescent >12 yr Apply tds to qds on painful area. Muscle & joint injuries (eg, sprains, strains, bruises) or tendonitis Max: 2 wk. Arthritis pain Max: 3 wk.
Hypersensitivity to diclofenac or other medicines used to treat pain, fever or inflammation eg, ibuprofen or acetylsalicylic acid. Patient in the last 3 mth of pregnancy.
Special Precautions
For external use only. Do not apply to skin w/ conditions eg, cuts, open wounds, or on skin that has a rash or eczema. Discontinue treatment if skin rash develops after application. Do not use in the mouth; do not swallow. Be careful not to get Almiral gel in the eyes; rinse the eyes well w/ clean water if this happen. Do not use under airtight (plastic) bandages. Inform the doctor or pharmacist of other medications concomitantly taking, have recently taken or will administer. May cause skin irritation due to propylene glycol. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <12 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Skin rash, itching, reddening or skin smarting.
ATC Classification
D11AX18 - diclofenac ; Belongs to the class of other dermatologicals.
Almiral Gel 1%
100 g x 1's;25 g x 1's;50 g x 1's
Exclusive offer for doctors
Register for a MIMS account and receive free medical publications worth $139 a year.
Sign up for free
Already a member? Sign in