Almiral Gel

Almiral Gel

diclofenac

Manufacturer:

Medochemie

Distributor:

Medochemie
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Diclofenac Na
Indications/Uses
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.
Contraindications
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.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Almiral Gel 1%
Packing/Price
100 g x 1's;25 g x 1's;50 g x 1's
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