Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium)
What is Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) used for?
Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) is a topical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat joint pain caused by osteoarthritis, soft tissue rheumatism, or mild pain caused by injuries such as sprains or strains. The medication prevents the action of enzymes released in response to injury that cause pain, swelling, or irritation associated with these conditions. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium)?
Always follow the instructions of your physician while using Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) to ensure the most effective results. A small amount of gel is normally applied to the affected area one to three times each day, but your individual instructions will depend on the condition being treated and the severity of your conditions. Wash and dry the application area to remove any loose skin or dirt. Put a small amount of gel onto the area being treated and gently rub it into the skin. Thoroughly wash your hands before and after each use to prevent the medication from contacting other areas not being treated or mucous membranes. Always ask you pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium)?
The use of Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) may cause side effects in some patients including:
More serious side effects that may need emergency medical attention are unusual swelling, chest pain, faintness, sensitive skin, sore throat, any sign of a skin rash, darkened urine, discolored stools, or jaundice. Immediately tell your physician about any symptoms that are intense or worrying to you to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your regimen to prevent further complications.
Do not use Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) if you are in the third trimester of a pregnancy, taking other diclofenac medications, or if you have had a bad reaction to aspirin or other NSAID medications. Also inform your physician if you have a history of ulcers or a history of allergies as these conditions may cause problems during treatment requiring reduced dosages. Do not apply the gel to skin that is broken or severely damaged. It is also important to keep the medicine from contacting mucous membranes such as the eyes, mouth, or nose as this may cause severe complications.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.