Voltarol Gel/Diclofenac Gel

Diclofenac Voltarol topical gel is used to relieve pain from osteoarthritis (arthritis caused by a break in the joint lining) ...

Read more Please make a selection
01

Clinical Consultation

02

Register / Login

03

Easy Checkout

Clinical Consultation

We're going to ask you some brief questions about your health and history in order to assess if a prescription is appropriate for you.

When were you last prescribed this item?
When did you last have a review of this medication with your normal doctor?
Starts at £12.00
  • No prescription required
  • Online assessment
  • No hidden fees
Manesha

You’re almost there!

It is the prescribers duty to ensure that the medicine is being used safely and appropriately. please answer a few questions about yourself to help us process your request.

- Manesha

Customer Service Team

Confidentiality & Authenticity Assured

  • Fully Regulated UK Pharmacy
  • Authentic UK sourced medicines only.
  • Trading for more than 10 years.
  • Information Governance lead ensures all data is confidential

Need Help With Your Questionnaire?

Our customer service team is on hand Monday-Friday to help you with your queries.

Please call us on 08009788956 or
email us at: headoffice@pharmacyplanet.com

UK licenced medication

Cancel any time

100% Discretion & Confidentiality

TrustScore 4.8

Diclofenac Voltarol gel is a clinically proven pain reliever gel that works directly on the affected area. Unlike warming or cooling creams, Voltarol gel contains diclofenac, it is designed to penetrate the skin and act directly on the point of pain.

Product ratings

Ratings

People also ask

What is Diclofenac voltarol gel?

Diclofenac Voltarol gel is a clinically proven pain reliever gel that works directly on the affected area. Unlike warming or cooling creams, Voltarol gel contains diclofenac, it is designed to penetrate the skin and act directly on the point of pain. Voltarol gel in his presentation of knobs of 30g, 60g, and 100g.

How does it work?

Voltarol osteoarthritis gel is an analgesic gel that acts directly on the affected area. Diclofenac is an active substance, it is a medicine from the group known as an anti-inflammatory and it is also an excellent pain reliever. Diclofenac works mainly by stopping inflammation, for example in the joints. The inflammations can cause sharp pain; by reducing them, and by the analgesic effect, the pain is greatly relieved. If you have joint inflammation, this medication works as an anti-inflammation treatment medication, your doctor will prescribe diclofenac to reduce symptoms as much as possible. In addition, the medicine also prevents them from swelling. Diclofenac is also often prescribed for menstrual pain. During menstruation, women can experience annoying pain in the back and abdomen. The discomfort is often very intense and the doctor prescribes this medicine. The active substance, also called diclofenac, relieves menstrual pain. It is often started one day before menstruation, to minimize discomfort. This makes cramps in the uterus and abdomen less painful.

What are the benefits of taking it?

Often called the best inflammation gel, Voltarol gel belongs to a family of medications called NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Unlike common relatives like ibuprofen or aspirin, who can be called upon for a simple headache, Voltaren:

  • Rheumatisms
  • Arthritis and/or osteoarthritis
  • Post-traumatic inflammation. I mean, by the time we hit each other
  • Acute gout attacks and painful periods. The painful fine rule is called dysmenorrhea

How do I use it?

When using it for the first time, remove the cap, turn it over, hook it to the spout of the knob and rotate to detach the seal that covers the tip of it. Voltarol gel is indicated for adults and children over 14 years old. Do not use it if the seal is broken. Depending on the extent of the affected area, apply a thin layer, massaging gently until completely absorbed.

Its dosage

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. If in doubt, consult your doctor or pharmacist again. This medicine is only for application to the skin (cutaneous use).

Adults and adolescents over 14 years old.

Apply 3 or 4 times a day a small amount of gel on the inflamed or painful area.

The amount of gel will vary depending on the size of the affected area (normally, it will suffice to apply an amount similar to the size of between a cherry and a walnut) (an amount of 2 to 4 grams). Use the least amount for the shortest time necessary.

Apply only to intact and healthy skin surfaces (no open wounds or injuries). Avoid contact with the eyes or mucous membranes. Wash your hands after applying the gel, unless the treatment is for your hands.

If your symptoms do not improve after 7 days or if they get worse, tell your doctor. Your doctor can evaluate your treatment after 2 weeks.

Side effects & precautions

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Some rare or very rare side effects can be serious

If you experience any serious side effects, stop treatment with this medicine and tell your doctor immediately.

Rare: Can affect up to 1 in 1,000 people

  • Inflammation of the skin, with blisters (signs of bullous dermatitis).

Very rare: May affect up to 1 in 10,000 people

  • Urticaria, with purulent blisters (a sign of pustular rash). Allergic reactions such as itchy rash or wheezing in the chest, difficulty breathing or swallowing, dizziness (signs of hypersensitivity).
  • Swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat that can cause difficulty swallowing, breathing, or speaking (signs of angioedema).
  • Sudden shortness of breath and a tight feeling in the chest with wheezing or coughing (signs of asthma).

Common: They can affect up to 1 in 10 people.

  • Skin rash (signs of dermatitis or rash). Redness of the skin (signs of erythema).
  • Itchy and burning skin (signs of itching and eczema).
  • Very rare: May affect up to 1 in 10,000 people
  • Increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun (signs of photosensitivity reactions).

Buying Diclofenac Voltarol gel online.

You can buy Diclofenac Voltarol gel online through one of the UK’s leading online pharmacies, Pharmacy Planet. It's easy and convenient. You will need to fill out a short assessment and the item will be delivered directly to your door. If you want to buy Diclofenac Voltarol gel online, use Pharmacy Planet, a UK pharmacy you can trust.

Left Arrow
Pfizer
Novartis
Bayer
GSK
AstraZeneca
Roche
Janssen
Left Arrow