|US Brand Name||Voltaren|
|Generic Name||Diclofenac Gel BP|
VOLINI GEL is an
anti-inflammatory medicine that lowers down swelling and pain in joints,
usually caused due to osteoarthritis.
How it works?
present in VOLINI GEL work by reducing the synthesis of prostaglandin
precursors, thus cutting down on the inflammation of hands, feet or other
joints in the body.
Important information about Medicine
Diclofenac gel is
usually prescribed in the treatment of joint pains or swelling in feet, hands,
ankles, elbows and wrists. It is a nonsteroidal drug that lowers down both pain
and swelling of the affected area.
The doctor would
decide on the dosage of VOLINI GEL looking at the amount of pain and swelling.
Other factors that would be considered by the doctor include age of the
patient, overall health and seriousness of the condition.
VOLINI GEL is
available in the strength of 30gm
What if you miss a dose?
In case a dose is
missed you can take it when you remember. Do not take the missed dose if it’s
the time to the next dose.
What if you overdose?
Do not overdose with the intent of getting immediate relief from pain or swelling as this could lead to potential side effects. Always follow the instructions mentioned on the leaflet and maintain complete hygiene when administering the dosage.
Things to be taken care of
VOLINI GEL falls in
pregnancy category D medicines and thus should not be taken by the ladies who
are pregnant or breastfeeding as it might cause harm to the baby. Patients who
have been on any pain killer or other medicine for a long time need to notify
the doctor about the same before using VOLINI GEL. In case, patient has
undergone a surgery lately, using VOLINI GEL is strictly contradicted.
Prolonged usage of the gel might cause harm to the skin so make sure that you
do not use it for long without consulting the doctor. In case you are allergic
to any medicine inform your doctor about this before using VOLINI GEL.
VOLINI GEL like all
other medication too tends to leave behind some minor to moderate side effects.
Make sure that you get in touch with your doctor in case you experience any of
the symptoms mentioned below:
• Bloody or tarry stools
• Stomach pain
• Increased blood pressure
• Bloody cough or vomit
Although none of these side effects are serious ones but still seeking medical help becomes important.
Interaction with other drugs
There are several medicines with which VOLINI GEL might interact, these include, blood thinner like warfarin, insulin, blood pressure drugs like benazepril and cholesterol-lowering medicine such as fenofibrate. Make sure that you do not start or stop any medicine all of a sudden while using VOLINI GEL.