Voltaren Extra Strength (Arthritis, Muscle Pain, Joint Pains)
Voltaren Extra Strength creates a pool of diclofenac gel on the skin. The gel infiltrates and targets the inflamed tissue to create a defensive wall. It blocks the pain from affecting the joints. The fortification around the affected tissue helps to ease pain and inflammation.
What is Voltaren Emulgel?
Voltaren is a gel slowly rubbed directly into your skin to help keep your muscles and joints pain-free for up to 12 hours without consuming any pills. The gel relieves muscle pains, aches, or sports injuries. It contains diclofenac diethylamine (NSAID), a steroid-free drug released slowly on the affected area and works two times faster than the regular strength.
What are the types of Voltaren Emulgel?
- One gram of the Regular Strength includes 11.6 mg/g of diclofenac diethylamine.
- Voltaren gel extra strength has 23.2 mg/g of the active ingredient diclofenac diethylamine in one gram.
- The regular gel comes in easy-to-identify blue and purple tubes.
- Extra strength has white and blue colors for identification, and the package has a written label "12 hours extra strength."
When to use Voltaren Extra Strength?
It works on pain associated with acute, localized trifling muscle or joint hurts such as sprains, strains, or sports injuries (e.g., sprain of the ankle, the stress of shoulder or back muscles). A respite from the movement that led to discomfort will help recover faster.
How does Voltaren emulgel help recover?
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs) that works within the body by intercepting the production of certain substances, called prostaglandins, which produce pain and inflammation.
The gel is soaked via the skin and forms a pool of diclofenac diethylamine beneath the skin when used two times a day, from where the medicine is discharged gradually over time to reduce pain and inflammation.
How to Apply Voltaren Emulgel Extra Strength?
For adults between 18 and 65, apply 2 grams of gel twice daily on the affected joints or muscles.
Read the instructions carefully or consult a pharmacist or a doctor before using this gel.
How does diclofenac sodium topical gel help in recovering from Osteoarthritis ?
Osteoarthritis is most typically associated with joint pain, immobility and reduced range of motion. Your body utilizes pain as an alert signal to advise you something is wrong. Voltaren diclofenac cream penetrates the skin to strike the source and block pain signals.
What is more effective, diclofenac sodium topical gel (NSAID) vs oral medication?
When using Voltaren Emulgel, only 6 to 20% of the diclofenac 2.32 gets absorbed into the bloodstream. The oral meds will target the affected area directly.
Voltaren Emulgel is prescription strength, but available as otc. Diclofenac (Voltaren extra strength) price is much lower than oral prescription medicines.
It is unlikely to damage any vital organs. The side effect of utilizing the gel is mild skin inflammation.
My horse suffers from aches and pains. Will Voltaren help?
The answer is yes, it does, but we recommend you speak with your vet before using it. Avoid using human medicines on your pets.