Voltaren Triple Effect 1.16% Emulgel
- Injuries of the tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints (e.g. sprains, bruises, strains and back pain after sport or accidents).1
- Localized forms of soft tissue rheumatism such as tendinitis (tennis elbow), shoulder-hand syndrome, bursitis, periarthropathies.1
- and for symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis of small and medium-sized joints located close to the skin.1
The amount of diclofenac absorbed through the skin is proportional to the duration of skin contact and the skin surface covered with Voltaren Emulgel and depends on the total topical dose applied as well as the hydration of the skin.1
The absorption of diclofenac is multiplied by three if the treated are is covered by an occlusive dressing for 10 hours.1
Voltaren (3-4 applications daily) is indicated for symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis of small and medium-sized joints located close to the skin such as the finger joints or knee joints.1
The white cream, non-greasy Emulgel is easily rubbed into the skin and has, thanks to the aqueous-alcoholic basis, a soothing, cooling effect.
The demonstrated inhibition of prostaglandin biosynthesis by diclofenac is considered as an important part of its mechanism of action.1
Ben wants effective pain relief and fast recovery
Ben balances the demands of his full-time job with taking care of two young children.
He enjoys going to the gym or exercising outdoors and loves nothing more than playing with his children.
The last thing he needs is pain from a sprain or strain affecting his life.
Voltaren Triple Effect speeds recovery by relieving pain and reducing inflammation,1 so Ben can get back on with his life.
What can Voltaren Triple Effect do for Peter?
Peter wants effective pain relief and fast recovery
Peter is a senior manager in a large multi-national company with a demanding commute. By the time he has driven 2 hours in each direction, he is usually experiencing pain in his left knee.
On days when his pain is troublesome, he needs pain relief that will allow him to get comfortable, so his evening is not disrupted.
Peter has been seeing a physiotherapist regularly since his youth and prefers using topical treatments.
Voltaren Triple Effect speeds recovery by relieving pain and reducing inflammation,1 so Peter can get back on with his life.
Recommend Voltaren emulgel 1% to your patients for reduction of muscle pain and inflammation
Voltaren emulgel 1%
For patients who are looking for relief from sprains and strains, using a topical formulation.1
It is available in different sizes – 25 gm , 50 gm and 100 gm.
Voltaren Emulgel contains 1.16g diclofenac diethylamine as active ingredient, corresponding to 1g of diclofenac Sodium.
Diethylamine, carbomers, cetomacrogol 1000, Cocoyl caprylocaprate, isopropyl alcohol, liquid paraffin, perfume, propylene glycol, water.
Dosage and administration:
Adults and children from 12 yearsDepending on the size of the painful are to be treated, 2-4g of Voltaren Emulgel (cherry to walnut size, sufficient to treat an area of about 400-800 cm2) are applied 3 to 4 times daily to the affected areas and rubbed easily.
The duration of treatment depends on the indication and the treatment success. It is advisable to check the treatment after 2 weeks if the symptoms not have improved.
Voltaren Emulgel should not be used longer than 14 days.
After application, the hands should be washed properly (except for treatment of finger arthritis)
Voltaren Emulgel can also be used as adjunctive therapy with other pharmaceutical forms of Diclofenac.
Children under 12 yearsThe use and safety of Voltaren Emulgel in children under 12 years has not been tested systematically and is not recommended.
Voltaren Emulgel should only be applied on intact skin surfaces, not on skin wounds or open injuries.
Eyes and mucous membranes must not come in contact with the product
The propylene glycol contained in Voltaren Emulgel can cause mild, localised skin irritation in some patients. Voltaren Emulgel should not be used with hermetic, occlusive bandages.
The likelihood that systemic side effects occur under topical application of diclofenac is low, compared to the frequency of side effects during oral diclofenac treatment.
If Voltaren Emulgel is use on larger areas and for long periods, the incidence of systemic side effects cannot be completely excluded.
Disorders of the immune system
Hypersensitivity reactions (inlcuding urticaria)
Disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue Skin rash, eczema, redness, dermatitis (including contact dermatitis), pruritus Frequent bullous dermatitis Rare photosensitvity, pustular rash Very rare