Voltarol 1.16% Emulgel

 
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Voltarol 1.16% Emulgel is a topical gel that contains the active ingredient diclofenac. Diclofenac belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing inflammation and pain in the affected area.

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Description

What is Voltarol 1.16 Emulgel?

Voltarol 1.16% Emulgel is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) that is used to relieve pain and inflammation in the joints and muscles. It also contains a cooling agent which helps to soothe the skin and provide relief from any pain and inflammation. It is available with or without a prescription from pharmacies.

 

How Does Voltarol 1.16 Emulgel Work?

Voltarol 1.16% Emulgel is a topical gel that contains the active ingredient diclofenac. Diclofenac belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing inflammation and pain in the affected area. When applied to the skin, Voltarol 1.16% Emulgel penetrates the tissue and decreases the production of inflammatory chemicals called prostaglandins. This leads to reduced inflammation and pain in the area where the gel is applied.

 

What Does Voltarol Emulgel treat?

  • Arthritis,
  • Backache
  • Muscle strains
  • Sprains
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis

Warnings

  • Voltarol 1.16% Emulgel should not be used if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use Voltarol if you have ever reacted aspirin or any other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
  • You must inform your doctor about your pregnancy or breastfeeding status before using Voltarol.
  • Do not use Voltarol 1.16% Emulgel on broken skin, and avoid contact with your eyes, nose, and mouth. If the gel does come into contact with any of these areas, rinse them thoroughly with water.
  • Talk to your doctor before using Voltarol if you are using other medications.

Directions

  • Voltarol Emulgel is meant for external use.
  • Clean and dry the affected area before applying the gel.
  • Squeeze out a small amount of gel from the tube or press firmly and evenly on the dispenser's nozzle to apply to the painful or swollen region, then massage slowly into the skin.
  • Apply the gel 3 to 4 times a day with an interval of 4 hours between applications of the gel.
  • Wash your hands after applying the gel, unless you are treating them
  • If you are using this medication on a child, use only for diaper rash or for up to 6 weeks as directed by the doctor
  • Wash your hands after use unless your hands are the site being treated.

Ingredients

  • The active ingredients are diclofenac diethylammonium
  • The inactive Ingredients are carbomers, diethylamine, isopropyl alcohol, liquid paraffin, purified water, propylene glycol, cetomacrogol, perfume (containing benzyl benzoate), cocoyl caprylocaprate, among others.

Side Effects

  • Skin irritation
  • Hives
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swelling of the lips, face or throat
  • Itching, or redness at the application site