• Voltarol Joint Pain Relief Gel 30g

Voltarol Joint Pain Relief Gel 30g

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Medication features

  • Nothing Stronger for All Day Joint Pain Relief
  • Targeted Relief from Pain and Inflammation in Joints
  • One Application in the Morning and Evening for All Day Relief

Overview

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Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel contains the
active substance diclofenac which belongs to a
group of medicines called non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is specially
formulated for rubbing into the skin.
Voltarol 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 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;
  • tendonitis (e.g. tennis elbow), swelling around
    elbow or knee.

Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel is intended for
use in adults and children aged 14 years and older

Side Effects

STOP using Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32%
Gel and tell a doctor or pharmacist immediately:
• Skin rash with blisters; hives. (These side effects
are likely to affect 1 to 10 people in every
10,000).
• Wheezing, shortness of breath or feeling of
tightness in the chest (asthma). (These side
effects are likely to affect less than 1 person in
every 10,000).
• Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat. (These
side effects are likely to affect less than 1 person
in every 10,000).
Other side effects which may occur are usually
mild, passing and harmless (if you are concerned,
tell a doctor or pharmacist).
Common side effects
(likely to affect between 1 and 10 in every
100 patients)
• Skin rash, itching, reddening or smarting of the
skin
Very rare side effects
(likely to affect less than 1 in every 10,000 patients)
• The skin may be more sensitive to the sun.
Possible signs are sunburn with itching, swelling
and blistering.
Some side effects have unknown frequency
(cannot be estimated from available information):
local application site irritation, peeling of the skin
and skin discolouration.

Info Leaflet

Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.

Directions

1. To remove the seal before first use, unscrew and
remove the cap. Use the reverse side of the cap
to insert, twist and remove the seal from the tube.
2. Gently squeeze out a small amount of gel from
the tube and apply to the painful or swollen area,
slowly rubbing into the skin. The amount needed
will vary depending upon the size of the painful
or swollen area; an amount ranging in size from
a 1 penny to a 2 pence piece will usually be
sufficient (2–4 g). You may notice a slight cooling
effect when you rub the gel in. Only use the
smallest amount of Voltarol Joint Pain Relief
2.32% Gel needed to relieve your pain but never
use more than 8 g per day and 56 g in one week.
3. Unless the hands are the site being treated, wash
your hands after rubbing in the gel, to avoid
accidental contact with the mouth and eyes

Warnings

Do not use Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel
if you:
• are allergic (hypersensitive) to diclofenac or other
medicines used to treat pain, fever or
inflammation, such as ibuprofen or aspirin (a
substance also used to prevent blood clotting), or
any of the other ingredients of this medicine (see
Section 6 and end of Section 2). If you are not
sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Symptoms of
an allergic reaction may include: wheezing or
shortness of breath (asthma); skin rash with
blisters or hives; swelling of the face or tongue;
runny nose.
• have severe joint pain of recent onset that is not
related to an injury or period of overuse.
• feel ill, have a temperature or any other
symptoms that accompany the pain.
• are in the last 3 months of pregnancy.
If any of these apply to you, do not use Voltarol
Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel.
Take special care with Voltarol Joint Pain Relief
2.32% Gel
• Do not apply the gel to skin that has (i) a rash or
eczema (ii) cuts or open wounds. Stop the
treatment if a skin rash develops after applying
the product.
• Avoid applying on large areas of skin and over a
prolonged period of time, unless under medical
advice.
• Be careful when sunbathing or using sun lamps
as your skin may be more sensitive to sunlight.
• Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel is only for use
on your skin. Do not use it in the mouth. Do not
swallow it. Wash your hands after use unless they
are the area to be treated. Be careful not to get
Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel in your eyes.
If this happens, rinse your eyes well with clean
water. See your doctor or pharmacist if any
discomfort persists.
• Due to an increased possibility of side effects,
take care if you are using any other medicine
containing diclofenac or painkillers known as
NSAIDs, such as aspirin or ibuprofen.
• 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), 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.
• Do not smoke or go near naked flames – risk of
severe burns. Fabric (clothing, bedding, dressings,
etc.) that has been in contact with this product
burns more easily and is a serious fire hazard.
Washing clothing and bedding may reduce
product build-up but not totally remove it.
If you have any questions, talk to your doctor
or pharmacist before using Voltarol Joint Pain
Relief 2.32% Gel.
This medicine is not recommended for use in
children under 14 years of age.
Taking other medicines with Voltarol Joint Pain
Relief 2.32% Gel
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
taking, or have recently taken, or want to start
taking any other medicines, including those
obtained without a medical prescription.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may
be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask
your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using
this medicine.
Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel must not be
used during the last 3 months of pregnancy, as it
could harm your unborn child or cause problems at
delivery. Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel should
only be used under medical advice during the first
6 months of pregnancy and the dose should be
kept as low and duration of treatment as short as
possible.
Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32% Gel should only be
used under medical advice during breast-feeding
as diclofenac passes into breast milk in small
amounts. However, Voltarol Joint Pain Relief 2.32%

Ingredients

The active substance is

Each gram of gel contains
23.2 mg of diclofenac diethylammonium.

The other ingredients (excipients) are

butylhydroxytoluene, carbomer, cocoyl
caprylocaprate, diethylamine, isopropyl alcohol,
liquid paraffin, macrogol cetostearyl ether, oleyl
alcohol, propylene glycol, perfume and purified
water

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