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Voltarol Gel is a topical anti-inflammatory that provides long-lasting relief from pain and inflammation. The gel, which is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is available over the counter from pharmacies and some supermarkets.
You can order Voltarol Gel online from online services like Prescription doctor, and get it delivered to your door. Place your order before 3pm on weekdays, and our pharmacy can dispatch it the same day for a next-day delivery.
You can use Voltarol Gel to bring effective relief from:
Unlike other pain relief gels which only give the sensation of warmth or cooling, Voltarol delivers a powerful anti-inflammatory deep into the skin.
With the help of Voltarol Gel, you can get back to doing the activities you love free from pain.
Voltarol gel is available in a variety of strengths for different kinds of pain.
If you are unsure which formulation of Voltarol Gel is right for you and the kind of pain you are experiencing, discuss them with a pharmacist.
Our medical team can discuss the differences between each formulation to help you find the best joint pain gel for you.
Voltarol Gel contains diclofenac diethylammonium (Diclofenac Diethylamine).
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that reduces pain and inflammation.
When Voltarol Gel is applied to the skin, the diclofenac is absorbed through the skin where it acts directly at the site of pain.
The Emulgel technology behind Voltarol Gel delivers a steady dose of diclofenac to bring all-day relief from pain.
The cooling effect of the gel, as well as the action of massaging the gel into the skin, provide additional pain relieving benefits.
You may need to use Voltarol consecutively for a couple of days in order for its effects to become noticeable.
The pain relieving effects of Voltarol Gel lasts for up to 12 hours.
Instructions on how to use Voltarol Gel can be found within the patient information leaflet provided with your medicine.
You can read the patient information leaflet for Voltarol 12-Hour Joint Pain Relief Gel online.
Voltarol Gel is applied topically to the skin.
You can apply Voltarol Gel up to twice a day (once in the morning and once in the evening) for all-day relief from pain and swelling.
Use the smallest amount needed to treat your pain.
Do not apply Voltarol Gel to broken or damaged skin as this can lead to irritation.
The usual amount you would use would be between 2g and 4g - these are approximately the size of a penny and a 2 pence piece, respectively.
Do not use Voltarol Gel more than 4 times a day. This is equivalent to 8 grams of gel.
Gently massage the gel into the area of pain. The massaging motion can also help to alleviate discomfort.
Wash your hands after applying Voltarol Gel, unless your hands are the site of pain that you are treating with the gel.
Do not use Voltarol Gel for longer than 14 days (2 weeks) unless your doctor has told you to.
If symptoms persist for longer than 7 days, consult your doctor.
If you forget to apply Voltarol Gel when you should, apply it as soon as you remember and continue to use Voltarol Gel as you normally would.
Do not apply more Voltarol Gel to make up for a missed dose.
If you accidentally apply more Voltarol Gel than you should, wipe away the excess with a clean tissue and dispose of it in the bin.
Using more Voltarol Gel may not relieve your pain quicker, but may increase your risk of side effects. If you are unsure how much Voltarol Gel you are supposed to use, read the patient information leaflet or speak to a healthcare professional.
Before you use Voltarol Gel, read the supplied patient information leaflet. The patient information leaflet contains detailed instructions on how to use, store and dispose of the medicine safely.
If you have any questions or concerns about any of the information presented within the patient information leaflet, feel free to discuss them with one of our online prescribers using the “my chats” function under your account.
Voltarol Gel is not suitable for everybody.
Do not use Voltarol Gel if you:
Speak to a doctor before using Voltarol Gel if you:
If you are unsure whether Voltarol Gel is safe for you to take, consult a doctor or pharmacist.
Every medicine has the potential of causing side effects. But, just because a side effect is listed in the patient information leaflet, it doesn't mean that you will experience that side effect.
Despite this, you should always educate yourself on the risks associated with any medicine you are taking, and be vigilant to any side effects that may occur.
Side effects of Voltarol Gel may include:
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects associated with Voltarol Gel. Further information regarding the safety of Voltarol Gel can be found within the patient information leaflet that comes with your medicine.
If you experience any side effects, regardless of whether they are listed above or in the patient information leaflet, inform your doctor or a pharmacist for advice.
Do not use Voltarol Gel if you are allergic to diclofenac or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet.
If you experience an allergic reaction after using Voltarol Gel:
Go straight to your nearest A&E department. Remember to take the packaging and any remaining medicine with you. This can help the doctors treating you.
You should always speak to your doctor before using any medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not use Voltarol Gel if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or trying to conceive.
If you become pregnant while using Voltarol Gel, inform your doctor as soon as possible.
Do not use Voltarol Gel if you are breastfeeding.
If you have any questions or concerns about Voltarol Gel, feel free to discuss them with our online prescriber.
Inform our medical team of all other medicines you are currently using, including those prescribed by your doctor and bought over the counter.
Always store Voltarol Gel in the original packaging out of sight and reach from children and pets. Keep Voltarol Gel below 30°C.
Do not use Voltarol Gel past the expiry date printed on the packaging.
Never dispose of Voltarol Gel via household or water waste as this can harm the environment. Instead, ask your local pharmacy to throw away any expired or unwanted medicines on your behalf.
Never share your medicine with anybody else, even if they are experiencing the same symptoms or have been diagnosed with the same condition as you.
Voltarol Gel should not impact your ability to drive or operate machinery. If you experience any side effects that impair your cognitive function, such as drowsiness, dizziness or visual disturbances, do not drive or operate machinery until you feel better.
You can drink alcohol while using Voltarol Gel. Avoid drinking more than 14 units of alcohol per week, as per the governments' recommendation.
You can take paracetamol alongside Voltarol Gel to manage your pain. However, you should not use other NSAIDs like aspirin, ibuprofen or naproxen in conjunction with Voltarol Gel.
If you accidentally get Voltarol Gel in your eyes, rinse your eyes with water immediately. If irritation persists, see your doctor or a pharmacist as soon as you can.
Voltarol Gel can be used for arthritis. GSK market a formulation of Voltarol Gel intended to treat osteoarthritis specifically.
When used for arthritis, it may take up to 7 days for the effects of the gel to build up and bring relief from arthritic pain.
You can use Voltarol Gel twice daily for up to 2 weeks. If you continue to experience pain, or if your pain gets worse, stop using the gel and speak to a doctor or a pharmacist.
Voltarol Gel can be used in the evening to provide relief from pain during the night.
You can buy Voltarol Gel from Prescription Doctor's online pharmacy. Our fast and convenient service makes it quick and simple to get the pain relief you need delivered directly to your door.