Voltarol 12 Hour Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel contains the active substance diclofenac which belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
It is specially formulated for rubbing into the skin.
Voltarol 12 Hour Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel is used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation and swelling in a number of painful conditions affecting the joints and muscles.
Voltarol 12 Hour Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel can be used to treat muscle and joint injuries (e.g. sprains, strains, bruises, backache, sports injuries), relieving pain and helping recovery back to normal function; and tendonitis (e.g. tennis elbow), swelling around elbow or knee.
Voltarol 12 Hour Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel is intended for use in adults and children aged 14 years and older. :
Apply the gel twice a day (preferably morning and evening) on the painful area.
Warnings and restrictions
Take special care with Voltarol 12 Hour Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel:
See your doctor or pharmacist if any discomfort persists.
A brace or wrap commonly used for injuries like sprains can be used, but do not use the gel under airtight (plastic) bandages.
If you have a stomach or duodenal ulcer (or a history of them), tell your doctor or pharmacist before using the gel.
If you have or have ever had asthma, speak to your doctor or pharmacist before using the gel. If you have any questions, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Voltarol 12 Hour Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel.
This medicine is not recommended for use in children under 14 years of age.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine.
Do NOT use if:
Do not apply to cuts, wounds, sunburned skin or other areas where the skin is abnormal, or near the eyes or nasal area. Do not cover with a bandage or plaster.
Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, likely to get pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines, as this may cause an interaction.
If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking it.
Please speak to your pharmacist if you are unsure whether to use Voltarol 12 Hour Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or want to start taking any other medicines, including those obtained without a medical prescription.