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Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% 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 and is used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation and swelling in painful conditions affecting the joints and muscles. Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel can be used to treat:
What Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel looks like and contents of the pack
Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel is a white, cooling, non-greasy, non-staining cream-like gel, packed inside an aluminium or aluminium laminated tube with plastic screw cap or a cap applicator.
DO NOT use Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel if you:
This medicine is not recommended for use in children under 14 years of age.
Take special care with Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, or have recently taken, any other medicines, including those obtained without a 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 taking this medicine.
Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% 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 Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% 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 Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel should only be used under medical advice during breast-feeding as diclofenac passes into breast milk in small amounts.
However, Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% 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.
Driving and using machines
Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel, when used as directed, is not expected to have any effect on your ability to drive or use machines.
Like all medicines, Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% 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 Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel and tell a doctor or pharmacist immediately:
Common side effects(may affect between 1 and 10 in every 100 people) Skin rash, itching, reddening or smarting of the skin
Very rare side effects(may affect less than 1 in every 10,000 people) 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.
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 the package 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.
Adults and adolescents 14 years and over
a. For the laminated tube: Unscrew and remove cap. When using for the first time, reverse the cap, engage with the nozzle, twist and remove the seal from the tube. Do not use if seal is broken.
b. For laminated tube with no mess applicator: To remove the seal before first use, remove the transparent protective cover and then unscrew the applicator. Use the star-shape groove located at the side of the applicator to remove the tamper evidence seal of the tube. Screw the applicator back on the tube before dispensing the gel.
To open, pull the white part of the applicator. Gently squeeze the tube to push the gel to the surface of the applicator and gently rub the gel into the skin at the painful or swollen area. The slight pressure of rubbing in the gel will automatically close the applicator.
For Laminated tube with no mess applicator
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.
How to store Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief Gel 1.16%
The active substance is diclofenac diethylammonium (1.16%) equivalent to 1g of diclofenac sodium in each 100 g of gel.
The other ingredients are carbomers, cetomacrogol, cocoyl caprylocaprate, diethylamine, isopropyl alcohol, propylene glycol, liquid paraffin, perfume (contains benzyl benzoate), purified water (see end of Section 2 'Important information about some of the ingredients of Voltarol Back & Muscle Pain Relief 1.16% Gel' for propylene glycol).
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dont feel its very body friendly.. ?
Brilliant product don't have to use every day but when I do it has the desired effect ' pain relief '
Very satisfied with delivery and product
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