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Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

By NOVARTIS INDIA LTD
50g Gel in Tube
18.77*
MRP 20.85
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Diclofenac
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Therapeutic classification
Topical Analgesic

Medical Description

Voltaflam Gel is a pain-relieving gel. It contains an anti-inflammatory medicine called Diclofenac. It is used for relieving pain and swelling in muscle, joints and bones. It is useful in conditions s
uch as arthritis, sprain, strain, fractures, sports injuries etc. This gel is meant for topical application on skin and should not be applied internally, near mucous membrane or on broken skin.
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Uses of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

For relieving pain, swelling and inflammation in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons due to sprain, strain, fracture and bruises because of trauma or sports injury and in various forms of arthritis
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Contraindications of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

  • If you are allergic to diclofenac or any ingredients of this product.
  • If you are allergic to painkillers such as aspirin, indomethacin, celecoxib, ibuprofen and have experienced allergic reaction upon painkiller use.
  • If you taking any other pain killer or medicine containing diclofenac.
  • If you are pregnant especially if it's your third trimester of pregnancy.
  • This medicine is not to be used for children below 14 years of age.

Side effects of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

  • Skin rashes
  • Redness
  • Cracked and rough skin
  • Swelling
  • Urge to scratch
  • Itching

Precautions and Warnings of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Voltaflam Gel during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to use this gel during pregnancy especially last trimester. As it may harm the fetus. The doctor may give you this medicine in the first 6 months of pregnancy for a short duration and a low dose if required.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Voltaflam Gel while breastfeeding?
A:
This gel should be used under medical supervision. It should not be applied on the breast of the breastfeeding mother or elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have applied Voltaflam Gel?
A:
This gel does not influence driving ability.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Voltaflam Gel?
A:
There is no known interaction known between this gel and alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may experience systemic effect if you are using it in large areas and for a prolonged time.
  • You may experience skin reactions at the beginning of the treatment, your doctor may ask you to discontinue the treatment.
  • You are already taking painkillers as concomitant use of this medicine may increase the risk of systemic side effects.
  • You should not apply this on infected skin, cuts, open injuries or wounds and it should not be ingested.
  • You should avoid sunlight exposure to that particular skin area where this gel is applied.

Mode of Action of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

How Does It Work?

Voltaflam Gel is analgesic and anti-inflammatory in nature. It acts by interfering with the formation of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is naturally produced in the body during injuries and r
esponsible for swelling, pain and inflammation.
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Directions for Use of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

  • Use this product as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • This product is meant for external use only, apply it on healthy skin surface free from cuts and wounds.
  • Gently squeeze out a small amount of gel and massage on the affected area.
  • Keep a minimum gap of 4 hours between applications.
  • Wash your hands before and after using this medicine unless your hands are the area to be treated.
  • In case your eyes come in contact with this medicine, rinse your eyes with clean water immediately.

Interactions of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since this medicine is to be used externally on the skin it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treati
    ng other health conditions.
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  • Avoid simultaneous application of other medicines at the site this product is applied.

Storage and disposal of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

  • Store this medicine below 25°C.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Do not use it if seal is broken and after its expiry date.

Dosage of Voltaflam Gel 50 Gm

Overdose

As this medicine is meant for external application cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital. If you have overapp
lied it wipe the out excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying this medicine, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over apply it just to compensate for the skipped dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions do I need to take before applying Voltaflam Gel?

  • You should not use this gel for a prolonged duration, to windburned or sunburned skin or on open wounds.
  • Do not use this medicine in or around the eyes, lips, or inside of the nose.
  • Wash your hands afterwards to remove any medicine that may remain on them.

Q: Can I use this gel for pain due to arthritis?

A: Yes, you can after taking advice from your doctor. This gel helps in relieving pain, swelling, stiffness and discomfort.

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ContainsDiclofenac
UsesPain relieving gel
Side effectsItritaion, itching, burning, redness
Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 02:27 PM (IST)
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