Voltaren Overview

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Voltaren – bring back the joy of movement for your patients

Voltaren products provide effective relief of acute body pain to help patients rediscover the joy of movement1,2

Voltaren – for effective relief of acute muscle, back & joint pain1,2

Voltaren is an emulgel. The formulation is an emulsion of an oily phase and an aqueous gelled phase.

Treats Pain at the Site

Voltaren® is an emulgel. The formulation is an emulsion of an oily phase and an aqueous gelled phase, for topical application. It is specially designed to be absorbed through the skin. It reaches into inflamed soft tissues and joints to relieve pain and inflammation associated with acute injury.1,2

Low systemic absorption with topical administration

Voltaren offers low systemic absorption

With on average 6% systemic absorption, using Voltaren for pain relief is associated with a low incidence of systemic side effects1-3:

For the full list of side effects, please click here for Voltaren (diclofenac diethylamine 1.16% w/w) or here for Voltaren Emulgel Extra Strength (diclofenac diethylamine 2.32% w/w).

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Voltaren products

The Voltaren brand of topical products consists of two strengths that provide pain management due to acute injury:

  • Diclofenac diethylamine (DDEA) 1.16% w/w and 2.32% w/w
  • Diclofenac diethylamine 2.32% w/w offers easy, twice a day application for better compliance
  • Voltaren formulations treat common types of acute pain - including joint and back pain due to acute injury (sprains and strains)1,2
  • Variants with an easy to open cap & no mess applicator

The science behind Voltaren

Diclofenac molecule

Targeting pain with the anti-inflammatory effects of diclofenac diethylamine1,2

Voltaren products include the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), diclofenac diethylamine.1,2

Diclofenac reduces inflammation by inhibiting prostaglandin biosynthesis through action on the cyclo-oxygenase (COX) enzymes. It is a non-selective inhibitor of COX-1 and COX-2 (preferentially COX-2) and also reduces the production of leukotrienes by inhibiting the lipoxygenase enzyme.1,2

Diclofenac not only provides acute pain relief but also relieves the underlying inflammation.1,2

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Topical Voltaren offers an alternative MOA

Voltaren products offer an alternative to other topical pain treatments

Voltaren is a topical NSAID approved for use in Canada that is clinically proven to reduce pain and inflammation at the site of application.1,2

While some OTC analgesics from the rubefacient class of products use a counterirritant mechanism to relieve pain, Voltaren contains a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ingredient, Diclofenac Diethylamine, which reduces the formation of inflammatory mediators, prostaglandins and leukotrienes.1,2

The Voltaren acute pain-relief products for your patients

Voltaren (Diclofenac Diethylamine 1.16% w/w) products

Voltaren Diclofenac Diethylamine 1.16% w/w

Relieves acute muscle, back & joint pain, and reduces inflammation.1

Indicated for the relief of pain associated with acute, localized muscle or joint injuries such as sprains, strains or sports injuries.1

Voltaren Emulgel Extra Strength (Diclofenac Diethylamine 2.32% w/w)

Voltaren Emulgel Extra Strength (Diclofenac Diethylamine 2.32% w/w)

Contains a permeation enhancer to help increase penetration of diclofenac through the skin.2,4

Relieves acute muscle, back & joint pain, and reduces inflammation.2

Indicated for the relief of pain associated with acute, localized muscle or joint injuries such as sprains, strains or sports injuries.2

Voltaren – for effective relief of acute muscle, back & joint pain1,2

Conditions

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Voltaren products

Voltaren products

Help your patients manage their acute pain with our pain-relieving products.

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How diclofenac reduces inflammation

Diclofenac: Mechanism of Action

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