Can Voltaren be used on legs?
Voltaren gel is approved for use on arm and leg joints only. It has not been studied for use in the hips or spine. You should not use Voltaren gel to treat muscle pain in other areas of the body, such as the lower back.
Is Voltaren good for leg pain?
Voltaren Emulgel is used to treat pain and inflammation of muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments, due to sprains and strains, sports injuries (eg.
Where do you give Voltaren injection?
The intramuscular injection is usually injected into the buttocks. The usual dose is: Adults One or two ampoules (75 to 150 mg) each day for one or two days. Elderly Your doctor may give you a dose that is lower than the usual adult dose if you are elderly. Children Not suitable for children.
How often can you have a Voltaren injection?
The usual dosage is one ampoule a day given for two days at the most, in some cases, two ampoules may be given a day. If further treatment with Voltaren is needed, this can be given in the form of Voltaren tablets or suppositories. Voltaren ampoules should not be given for more than 2 days.
What does Voltaren do to your body for pain?
Voltaren is a brand (trade) name for diclofenac. Diclofenac helps to relieve pain and inflammation by blocking the effects of cyclooxygenase (COX) enzymes. This prevents prostaglandin synthesis (prostaglandins elevate body temperature and make nerve endings more sensitive to pain transmission).
How much does Voltaren hip pain gel cost?
The generic was $30 for one 100 gram tube. My doctor suggested this as treatment for a strained hip tendons and back pain caused by walking with a bad gait, because I was favoring my hip. This product provides near instant relief from pain.
When to use Voltaren gel for knee osteoarthritis?
Voltaren gel is used to treat osteoarthritis of the knees and hands. Voltaren may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. You should not use Voltaren if you have a history of allergic reaction to aspirin or NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs).
Is it safe to take Voltaren before a heart attack?
Voltaren can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke. Do not use diclofenac just before or after heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG). Diclofenac may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal. Voltaren may also cause stomach or intestinal bleeding, which can be fatal.