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This medicine 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 Joint & Back 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. This medicine can be used to treat:
Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel is intended for use in adults and children aged 14 years and older.
What Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel looks like and contents of the pack
This medicine is a white to practically white, cooling, non-greasy, non-staining cream-like gel.
The product comes in packs of 30 g and 50 g. Not all pack sizes may be marketed.
Do not use this medicine if you:
Take special care with Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel
If you have any questions, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using Voltarol Joint & Back 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 & Back 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.
This medicine 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 & Back 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.
This medicine should only be used under medical advice during breast-feeding as diclofenac passes into breast milk in small amounts. However, Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel should not be applied on the breasts of nursing mothers nor elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period of time. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Effects of other ingredients (excipients) Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel contains:
Like all medicines, Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Some rare and very rare side effects might be serious
If you experience any of the following signs of allergy, STOP using this medicine and tell a doctor or pharmacist immediately:
Common side effects
(likely to affect between 1 and 10 in every 100 patients)
Very rare side effects
(likely to affect less than 1 in every 10,000 patients)
Some side effects have unknown frequency
(cannot be estimated from available information):
Reporting of side effects:
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for 'MHRA Yellow Card' in the Google Play or Apple App Store.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet.
You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
How much Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel to use
For adults and adolescents 14 years and over.
Apply the gel 2 times a day (preferably morning and evening) on the painful area.
How to apply Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel
This medicine is for use only on your skin.
How long to use Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel for
Do not use this medicine for more than 7 days unless longer treatment is recommended by a doctor.
If the pain and swelling do not improve within 7 days, or if they get worse, tell your doctor.
In children aged 14 years and over, if this product is required for more than 7 days for pain relief or if the symptoms worsen the patient/parents of the adolescent is/are advised to consult a doctor.
If you use more Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel than you should
If you miss your application of this medicine at the correct time, apply it when you remember and then carry on as normal. Do not apply a double quantity to make up for the forgotten application. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
How to store Voltarol Joint & Back Pain Relief 2.32% Gel
The active substance is diclofenac diethylammonium.
Each gram of gel contains 23.2 mg of diclofenac diethylammonium.
The other ingredients are butylhydroxytoluene, carbomers, cocoyl caprylocaprate, diethylamine, isopropyl alcohol, liquid paraffin, macrogol cetostearyl ether, oleyl alcohol, propylene glycol, perfume eucalyptus sting and purified water.
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Very effective rub for back pain.
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