Voltral Emulgel 1% 20G
Brand : haleon (glaxosmithkline)
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
It contains the active ingredient diclofenac which is from the group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to relieve pain and reduce swelling in a number of painful conditions affecting the joints and muscles, e.g. sprains, strains and bruises. It is also used to relieve the pain of muscular rheumatism.
USAGE AND SAFETY
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) : Rash with pustule, the skin may be more sensitive to the sun. Possible signs are sunburn with itching, swelling and blistering.
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, or have recently taken, any other medicines, including those obtained without a prescription.
It is used to relieve pain and reduce swelling in a number of painful conditions affecting the joints and muscles, e.g. sprains, strains and bruises. It is also used to relieve the pain of muscular rheumatism .
When not to Use
Do not use if you: • Are allergic (hypersensitive) to diclofenac, propylene glycol, benzyl benzoate, isopropyl alcohol or any of the other ingredients in the product • Have ever had an allergic reaction to diclofenac or other medicines used to treat pain, fever or inflammation, such as ibuprofen or aspirin. Symptoms of an allergic reaction to these medicines may include: asthma, wheezing or shortness of breath; skin rash or hives; swelling of the face or tongue; runny nose .
Do NOT apply to skin with conditions such as cuts, open wounds, or on skin that has a rash or eczema.
The gel can be used with a permeable (non-occlusive) bandage. Do not use an airtight occlusive dressing.
It is for external use only. Do not use it in the mouth. Do not swallow it. Be careful not to get the gel in your eyes or the inside of your nose. If you get the gel in your eyes, rinse them well with clean water. See your doctor or pharmacist if any discomfort persists .
Avoid applying on large areas of skin and over a prolonged period of time, unless under medical advice. Use of the gel over extensive areas of skin for a prolonged time or using more than the recommended dose may give some side effects. Symptoms include: Gastrointestinal disturbances and bleeding, irritability, fluid retention, rash, liver inflammation, kidney problems, allergic reactions, difficulty in breathing and skin lesions.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.