Gel for osteoarthritis pain relief

Voltarol Emulgel P 180g

Make osteoarthritis less of a pain with Voltarol 180g Emulgel P.
Clinically proven to relieve pain and inflammation in osteoarthritis.

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  • What is Voltarol Emulgel P 180g?

    Voltarol Emulgel P 180g is a medicated treatment containing a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. The active ingredient (diclofenac) penetrates the skin to provide relief of pain and inflammation. It works differently from heat or cooling rubs, which contain ingredients that stimulate nerves in the skin, to provide a sensation of heating or cooling.
    Voltarol Emulgel P 180g is non-greasy, with no strong odour.

  • What does Emulgel mean?

    Emulgel is a technology designed for Voltarol Emulgel formulation. It helps the gel to penetrate deeply into the skin. In addition, the Emulgel technology uses a unique combination of a gel and cream to provide both a cooling and soothing effect when applied to the skin.

  • How do I apply Voltarol Emulgel P 180g?

    Gently rub or massage in a small amount of gel into the skin around painful or swollen area. The amount needed will vary depending on the size of the painful or swollen area; an amount ranging in size from a 1 penny to a 2 pence piece (2 to 4g) will usually be sufficient. Check the label of the product you are using for correct dosage information.

  • When should I NOT use Voltarol Emulgel P 180g?

    • You are allergic to diclofenac, propylene glycol, isopropyl alcohol, butylhydroxy toluene or any of the other ingredients
    • You are pregnant
    • You have ever had an asthma attack or allergic reaction after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs such as diclofenac or ibuprofen
    • Are taking oral NSAIDs or other products containing diclofenac
    • Use in children under 14 years


    If you have any other health conditions or you are taking any other medications, including those that do not require a prescription, always ask your pharmacist or doctor if Voltarol Emulgel is suitable for you. In addition, before you start using Voltarol Emulgel, carefully read the product information leaflet included in the pack for instructions on how to use it.

    Voltarol Emulgel Gel should only be applied to healthy skin and not rubbed into open wounds, infections, open injuries or any other area where the skin is abnormal.

    Voltarol Emulgel should not be used with air-tight or water-tight dressings, however, non-sealed breathable bandages can be used. For further details regarding precautions of using Voltarol products please consult your doctor or pharmacist.

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