Diclofenac

Acts through cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibition, reducing inflammation where it hurts

Learn how diclofenac reduces inflammation by inhibiting prostaglandin biosynthesis through action on the COX enzymes

Relative potency of diclofenac, ketoprofen and ibuprofen

Diclofenac is an anti-inflammatory agent1

Its effect on the COX-2 enzyme means that, unlike non-NSAID medications, diclofenac not only provides pain relief but also reduces inflammation.2,4

Diclofenac reduces inflammation and relieves pain

Diclofenac-containing products

Voltaren 11,6 mg/g gel

Voltaren 11,6 mg/g gel

Indicated for relief of pain related to soft-tissue injuries e.g. muscle- and joint pain, strains and sprains from e.g. sport injuries, muscle pain in neck, ankles and back.2,11

Voltaren 23,2 mg/g gel

Voltaren 23,2 mg/g gel

Indicated for relief of pain in soft-tissue injuries e.g. muscle- and joint pain, strains and sprains from e.g. sport injuries, muscle pain in neck, ankles and back.2,11

Diclofenac – an anti-inflammatory ingredient1

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Diclofenac-containing products

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