Emulgel Benefits

Emulgel penetration

Targets Pain Directly at the Site

The Voltaren® Arthritis Pain Gel formulation is an emulgel, a non-greasy formulation that combines a gel and cream for topical application. It is specially designed to penetrate deep through the skin at the site of pain to deliver powerful arthritis pain relief. 

Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel OTC 

Targets arthritis pain at the site and persists there for long-lasting therapeutic effect.1

  • Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel OTC penetration over time

    On its own, diclofenac does permeate the skin. However, Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel OTC is specially designed to aid diclofenac’s entry into and transit through the skin. It delivers diclofenac across the skin faster than a diclofenac solution of the same concentration.*1

    *Comparison of diclofenac transdermal permeation ex vivo from Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel and a solution of diclofenac sodium (wt %, pH 8.1) in water/isopropanol 50/50 wt %).Source: Data on file, GSK 2019. Penetration Study.

  • Voltaren® microscopy study

    Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel facilitates the formation of a diclofenac reservoir within the skin.* The drug stocked in this reservoir releases continuously into the underlying tissue.1

    *Image of diclofenac reservoir formation obtained ex vivo by Raman microscopy at Rutgers University, NJ.Source: Data on file, GSK 2019. Raman Microscopy Study.

Find out more about Voltaren® Arthritis Pain

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How does Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel OTC work?

See how effective Voltaren® Arthritis Pain is on OA pain of the knee.

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What about adverse events and other risks?

Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel OTC has an established safety profile that includes NSAID class warnings.

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How does Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel OTC relieve pain?

The science behind Voltaren® Arthritis Pain and its MOA.

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Drug facts

Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel OTC Drug Facts

The drug facts contain all you need to know about dosing and administration.

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How does Voltaren® Arthritis Pain gel OTC stack up against the competition?

Voltaren® Arthritis Pain compared to oral and topical analgesics.

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Where does OA come from?

A look at the underlying causes of OA.

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