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Voltarol (Joint Pain Relief) 2.32% Gel

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Voltarol concentrates on joint and muscle pain which aims to reduce any swelling and inflammation you are experiencing. Voltarol fuses an active ingredient diclofenac, to penetrate into the skin to provide you with a long lasting cooling and relieving effect that will allow you to continue with your daily routine.

What is Voltarol and What is it Used For?

Voltarol provides an all day pain relief from any pain and inflammation in your joints. Voltarol contains diclofenac, a medicine within the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS), which specifically targets the affected joints and muscles in your body, offering a long lasting remedy for up to 12 hours. Voltarol can be used to relieve pain and swelling to treat:
  • Muscle and Joint wounds such as bruises, strains, sprains, back aches)
  • Tendonitis - inflammation around the elbow or knee. 

Who Can Use Voltarol?

Voltarol is targeted for adults and children aged 14 and older. 
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, make sure to contact your doctor or pharmacist whether this medication is suitable for you. 

How to Use Voltarol

Voltarol comes in two different forms and strengths, therefore there are two different methods to apply this to ensure you are using this effectively.

Voltarol 2.32% Gel application:

This gel is only to be used on your skin and to be used twice a day, ideally in the morning and the evening on the swollen area.
  1. Open the flip-top cap and carefully squeeze a pea sized (2-4g) amount of gel onto your finger.
  2. Apply the gel to the swollen area and gently massage this into the skin until this has been absorbed.
  3. After use, make sure to wash and clean your hands thoroughly and close the lid until you hear a soft click. This will stop any leakage spilling from the tube.

Voltarol 1.16% Gel No Mess Applicator:

This gel is only to be used on your skin and to be applied no more than 4 times a day.
  1. Pull off the transparent lid cover and unscrew the applicator cap.
  2. Use the key on the side of the applicator cap in order to unseal the star lid attached to the top of the tube.
  3. Twist the applicator cap back onto the tube and pull on the white part of the cap to open and use.
  4. Gently squeeze the tube so that the gel can be released and apply this to the targeted area of your skin.
  5. Slowly move the applicator in a circular motion to allow the gel to rub into the skin.
  6. Close the white part of the applicator by pushing it back in. 
  7. Clean the applicator with a cotton cloth or paper towel until this is dry and the gel is no longer visible.


How Long Do I Use Voltarol?

For both Voltarol products, do not use this for more than 14 days unless an extended treatment is advised by a doctor. If the pain, swelling or inflammation does not improve within 7 days, or if they worsen, please contact your doctor as soon as possible.

When to Not Use Ibuprofen Gel?

Do not use Voltarol if you are any of the following:
  • If you are allergic to any ingredients that are in the gel.
  • If you are allergic to any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as aspirin, naproxen etc.
  • If you are taking oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
  • If you have peptic ulcers.
  • If you suffer from asthma.
  • If you have any cuts, open wounds or broken skin.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Can I Use Voltarol If I Am Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

Before taking Voltarol, make sure to contact your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, to confirm if this medicine is suitable for you. 
Both products must not be applied during the last three months of pregnancy due to the possible harm this can cause to your unborn baby.
If you are breastfeeding, both products should only be used if this has been medically advised as the NSAIDS diclofenac passes into the breast milk and can cause harm to your newborn.

Side Effects and Precautions

Although side effects are rare, if you experience or notice any of the following, please seek medical attention immediately and contact a doctor:
  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Reddening
  • Shortness of breath

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