VOLTAREN EMULGEL 2% 50G

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VOLTAREN EMULGEL 2% 50G

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Indications

- back pain in inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the spine (radiculitis, osteoarthritis, lumbago, sciatica);

- Pain in the joints (including the joints of the fingers, knees) in rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis;

- muscle pain (due to sprains, overvoltages, bruises, injuries);

- inflammation and swelling of soft tissues and joints due to injuries and rheumatic diseases (tenosynovitis, bursitis, periarticular tissue lesions).

Dosing regimen

The drug is used externally.

The drug is applied to the skin 3-4 times / day and lightly rubbed. The required amount of the drug depends on the size of the painful area. A single dose of the drug - 2-4 g (which is comparable in volume, respectively, with the size of a cherry or walnut). Wash your hands after applying the product.

The duration of treatment depends on the indications and the effectiveness of therapy (to enhance the effect, the gel can be used together with other Voltaren dosage forms). After 2 weeks from the start of therapy, it is recommended to evaluate the feasibility of further use of the drug.

Laminated tubes: to remove the protective membrane, use a screw cap as a key (recess with protrusions on the outside of the cap).Align the groove on the outside of the lid with the shaped protective membrane of the tube and turn it. The membrane should separate from the tube.

Laminated tubes can have either a regular cover (round shape) or an innovative cover (triangular shape), which is especially suitable for use with limited mobility of the joints of the hands due to osteoarthritis or other joint diseases or injuries.

Aluminum tubes: Before first use, the protective membrane of the tube should be pierced with a special protrusion on the outer side of the screw cap.

Side effect

Undesirable reactions are mainly characterized by moderately pronounced and passing skin manifestations at the site of application of the gel.

Local reactions: often (≥1 / 100, <1/10) - eczema, erythema, dermatitis, incl. contact dermatitis (symptoms: erythema, pruritus, swelling of the treated skin area, rash, papules, vesicles, desquamation); seldom (≥1 / 10 000, <1/1000) - bullous dermatitis; very rarely (<1/10 000) - pustular rash.

Systemic reactions: very rarely (<1/10 000) - generalized skin rash, allergic reactions (urticaria, hypersensitivity: angioedema, asthma, bronchospastic reactions), photosensitization reactions.

Contraindications

- tendency to the occurrence of attacks of bronchial asthma, skin rashes or acute rhinitis with the use of Acetylsalicylic acid or other NSAIDs;

- violation of the integrity of the skin in the intended place of application;

- III trimester of pregnancy;

- lactation period (breastfeeding);

- children's age up to 12 years;

- Hypersensitivity to Diclofenac or other components of the drug.

WITH caution It should be prescribed for hepatic porphyria (in the acute stage), erosive and ulcerative lesions of the gastrointestinal tract, severe impaired liver and kidney function, chronic heart failure, bronchial asthma, as well as in the first and second trimesters of pregnancy and elderly patients.

Use during pregnancy and lactation

In connection with the lack of data on the use of the drug Voltaren Emulgel in pregnancy, the use of the drug in the first and second trimesters of pregnancy is recommended only as prescribed by a doctor, comparing the benefits to the mother and the risk to the fetus.

The drug is contraindicated in the third trimester of pregnancy due to the possibility of lowering the tone of the uterus and / or premature closure of the arterial duct of the fetus.

In connection with the lack of data on the release of the active substance of the drug Voltaren Emulgel with breast milk, the drug is not recommended for use during breastfeeding. If you still need to use the drug, then it should not be applied on the mammary glands or on a large surface of the skin and not apply for a long time.

Application for violations of the liver

With caution prescribed for severe violations of the liver.

Application for violations of kidney function

With caution prescribed for severe violations of the kidneys.

Use in children

Contraindicated: children under 12 years.

Use in elderly patients

WITH caution the drug should be prescribed to elderly patients.

special instructions

Voltaren Emulgel should be applied only to intact skin, avoiding contact with open wounds. After application, do not apply an occlusive dressing.

Do not allow the drug to enter the eyes and mucous membranes.

Influence on ability to drive motor transport and control mechanisms

Does not affect.

Overdose

Extremely low systemic absorption of the active component of the drug for external use makes an overdose of Voltaren Emulgel practically impossible.

However, with the occasional use of 100 g of gel, equivalent to 1000 mg of diclofenac, undesirable reactions similar to side reactions may occur.

Treatment: first aid is washing the stomach, taking Activated carbon. If necessary, inpatient treatment.

Drug interaction

Voltaren Emulgel can enhance the effect of drugs that cause photosensitization.

Clinically significant interactions with other drugs are not described.

Pharmacy sales terms

The drug is approved for use as a means of OTC.

Terms and conditions of storage

The drug should be stored out of reach of children at a temperature not exceeding 30 ° C.

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