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Voltaren (Diclofenac)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Voltaren (Eye Drops)0.1 %/5 ml
Voltaren (EmulGel)1.16 %/100 gm
Voltaren (EmulGel)1.16 %/150 gm
Voltaren (EmulGel)1.16 %/50 gm
Voltaren (EmulGel Extra Strength)2.32 %/100 gm
Voltaren (Rapid Tablet)50 mg

Generic Equivalent of Voltaren

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Diclofenac (Eye Drops)0.1 %/10 ml
Diclofenac (Eye Drops)0.1 %/5 ml
Diclofenac (Gel)1 %/100 gm
Diclofenac (Gel)1.5 %/100 gm
Diclofenac (Gel)1.5 %/50 gm
Diclofenac (Gel)5 %/100 gm
Diclofenac (Gel)5 %/50 gm
Diclofenac (Gel)10 %/100 gm
Diclofenac (Gel)10 %/50 gm
Diclofenac (Tablet)25 mg
Diclofenac (Rapid Tablet)50 mg
Diclofenac (Suppositories)50 mg
Diclofenac (Tablet)50 mg
Diclofenac (SR Tablet)75 mg
Diclofenac (SR Tablet)100 mg
Diclofenac (Suppositories)100 mg
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Is A Prescription Required To Have Voltaren?

A Prescription is required to purchase Voltaren from our leading Canada pharmacy & Canadian drugstore.

What Is Voltaren Used For?

Voltaren is indicated by the doctor for short term treatment of acute to mild or moderately severe pain accompanied by swelling, such as sprains, strains, tooth extraction or injuries, painful menstruation.

Why Does Voltaren Work?

Voltaren (diclofenac potassium) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, which helps to reduce the production of prostaglandins that are responsible for pain and swelling. However, this drug does not cure illness or prevent it from worsening. It only reduces pain and swelling as long as it is taken.

What is the Generic Form of Voltaren?

The generic form of Voltaren is Diclofenac and is manufactured by Amneal.

How Is Voltaren Supplied and Stored?

The brand Voltaren products are manufactured by Novartis Canada. Brand Voltaren and generic diclofenac comes in the following forms and dosages:
  • Voltaren Eye Drops 0.1%/10 ml (size of 1, 2, 3 bottles)
  • Voltaren Eye Drops 0.1%/5 ml (size of 1, 2, 3 bottles)
  • Voltaren EmulGel 1.16%/100 gm (size of 1, 2, 3 tubes)
  • Voltaren EmulGel 1.16%/50 gm (size of 1 tube)
  • Voltaren Rapid Tablet (in a supply of 100 tablets)
  • Diclofenac Eye Drops 0.1%/10 ml (size of 1, 3 bottles)
  • Diclofenac Eye Drops 0.1%/5 ml (size of 1, 3 bottles)
  • Diclofenac Gel 1%/100 gm (size of 1 tube)
  • Diclofenac Gel 1.5%/100 gm (size of 1 tube)
  • Diclofenac Gel 1.5%/50 gm (size of 1 tube)
  • Diclofenac Gel 5%/100 gm (size of 1 tube)
  • Diclofenac Gel 5%/50 gm (size of 1 tube)
  • Diclofenac Gel 10%/100 gm (size of 1 tube)
  • Diclofenac Gel 10%/50 gm (size of 1 tube)
  • Diclofenac Tablet 25 mg (in a supply of 100 tablets)
  • Diclofenac Rapid Tablet 50 mg (in a supply of 30 Suppositories tablets, 100 Tablets, 100 Rapid Tablet)
The Voltaren (diclofenac) gel and eye drops should be kept at a temperature of 25 °C with excursions permitted to 15-30°C. Prevent them from freezing. Tablets should be kept at a temperature between 15-30°C, away from heat and humidity. Keep all the medicines out of reach and sight of children.

What Is the Cost of Voltaren?

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How Long Does It Take For Voltaren To Work?

The pain is usually relieved by Voltaren in 2 hours. If the pain still persists, 1 to 2 tablets may be taken. After this, do not take any more Voltaren tablets for at least 4 hours. Do not take more than 8 Voltaren tablets in 24 hours.

Can You Take Ibuprofen And Diclofenac At The Same Time?

It is fine to take paracetamol with diclofenac, however do not take any other painkillers like ibuprofen as taking diclofenac with ibuprofen can increase the side effects on stomach and intestine.

Can You Take Diclofenac And Tramadol Together?

Since, diclofenac and tramadol belong to different class of drugs it is possible to take these medicines together at their recommended doses. However, do not take diclofenac with painkillers like ibuprofen.

Can I Take Voltaren With Panadol?

Since, Panadol (paracetamol) and Voltaren work in different ways to provide relief from pain, they are safe to take together.

How Often Should You Take Voltaren?

The recommended initial doses of Voltaren for treating specific conditions are 2 tablets. The recommended dose is one 50 mg tablet every 6-8 hours as required, with a maximum total dosing up to 100 mg daily.

Do You Have To Take Voltaren With Food?

Voltaren should be taken with food in order to prevent stomach upset.

Is Voltaren Good For A Toothache?

Voltaren can be used for a toothache and other dental pains. However, if the pain persists, there might be a physical problem, then you should go and see a dentist.

How Often Should You Use Voltaren Gel?

Voltaren Emulgel can be applied 3 to 4 times a day. The amount of the gel needed will depend upon the size of painful or swollen area (about 2 g). The total dose should not exceed 32 g per day over all the affected areas. If you use surplus gel, you can wipe it off with tissues.

Can You Drink Beer While Taking Voltaren?

It is important not to take alcoholic beverages with Voltaren because it increases the chances of developing stomach problems.

How is Voltaren Metabolized in Body?

The drug is metabolized in liver and has a half-life of 1.8 hours after oral doses.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Voltaren?

Like all other medications, Voltaren can also cause side effects. If you experience any of the following mentioned side effects after taking Voltaren tablets, you should stop taking the drug and seek medical help immediately. Some of the side effects include bloody or black tarry stools, vomiting blood, shortness of breath, chest tightness, shortness of breath, spontaneous bleeding or bruising, skin rash, hives, itching, purple skin patches on skin, blurred vision, changes in the color or amount of urine, pain and difficulty while urinating, weight gain, swelling of feet, lower legs, face and throat, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, yellow discoloration of skin or eyes (with signs of liver failure), malaise, fatigue, loss of appetite, flu like symptoms, headache, stiff neck, dizziness, mental confusion, light-headedness, depression, hearing problems, pain or discomfort in right abdomen. Very rare side effects include increased sensitivity to sun, with itching, swelling and blistering of skin. These are not all the side effects of Voltaren, if you experience any unexpected effect, immediately contact your health care provider.

When Should You Not Take Voltaren?

Do not take Voltaren if you:
  • Had severe uncontrolled heart failure
  • Had or are planning to have heart bypass surgery
  • Had bleeding in brain or other bleeding disorders
  • Are pregnant (after 28 weeks of pregnancy)
  • Are breast-feeding or planning to do so
  • Are allergic to diclofenac potassium or ASA (acetylsalicylic acid), other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or other ingredients in Voltaren
  • Have active ulcers
  • Have bleeding in stomach
  • Suffer from kidney or liver disease
  • Have inflammatory bowel disease (such as Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Have high levels of potassium in blood
The medicine should not be used in patients under 16 years of age because the safety and effectiveness of Voltaren has not been established in this age group.

What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Voltaren?

Before you start taking Voltaren, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Have disease of heart or blood vessels such as uncontrolled high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, peripheral arterial disease)
  • Are at risk of cardiovascular disease (high blood pressure, smoking, high levels of fat in blood, diabetes))
  • Have diabetes mellitus or are on a low sugar diet)
  • Suffer from atherosclerosis (blockade of blood vessels))
  • Have kidney or urine problems)
  • Had ulcers in past or bleeding from stomach or gut)
  • Suffer from poor circulation to extremities)
  • Had previous bleeding in brain
  • Have a family history of allergy to NSAIDs, such as acetylsalicylic acid (ASA). Diclofenac, ibuprofen, iflunisal, etodolac, fenoprofen, flurbiprofen, indomethacin, ketoprofen, ketorolac, mefenamic acid, meloxicam, nabumetone, naproxen, oxaprozin, piroxicam, rofecoxib, sulindac, tenoxicam, tiaprofenic acid, tolmetin, or valdecoxib)
  • Have a family history of asthma, nasal polyps, long term swelling of sinus or hives)
  • Have any other medical problem such as alcohol abuse)
  • Are on a special diet, such as low-sodium diet)
Voltaren may lead to decreased fertility. Hence its use is not recommended in women who are trying to become pregnant.

What Medicines Can Interact With Voltaren?

It is important to tell your health care professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs. Medicines which interact with Voltaren include:
  • Acetaminophen)
  • Acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) or other NSAIDs such as celecoxib, diclofenac, ibuprofen)
  • indomethacin, ketorolac, meloxicam, naproxen)
  • Alcohol)
  • Antacids used to treat heartburn and ulcers)
  • Antidepressants like Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors(SSRIs) e.g. citalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline)
  • Blood pressure medications such as enalapril, lisinopril, perindopril, ramipril, candesartan, irbesartan, losartan, valsartan, metoprolol
  • Blood thinning agents like warfarin, ASA or clopidogrel
  • Corticosteroids (medicines used to treat inflamed areas of body) such as prednisone
  • Cyclosporine (a medicine primarily used in patients who have received organ transplants)
  • Digoxin (a medicine used to treat heart problems)
  • Diuretics (medicines used to increase the amount of urine) like furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide
  • Lithium (medicine used to treat bipolar disorder)
  • Methotrexate (a medicine used for treatment of cancer or arthritis)
  • Anti-diabetic medicines )
  • Phenytoin (drug used to treat seizures))
  • Probenecid and Sulfinpyrazone (medicines to treat gout))
  • Quinolone antibacterial drugs (medicines used to treat infections)
  • Tacrolimus (medicine used on patients who receive organ transplants)
  • Trimethoprim (medicine used to treat urinary infection)
  • Voriconazole (medicine for treatment of fungal infections)

Where Can I Buy Volatren Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Voltaren can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Voltaren Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped. For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 604-581-4000 or email us at customerservice@canadawidepharmacy.com.

References:

1. http://brochures.mater.org.au/brochures/mater-mothers-hospital/pain-management-with-oxycodone
2. http://www.uhs.nhs.uk/Media/Controlleddocuments/Patientinformation/Stayinginhospital/Painreliefathome-patientinformation.pdf
3. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2012/020037s031lbl.pdf
4. https://pdf.hres.ca/dpd_pm/00039888.PDF
5. https://www.novartis.ca/sites/www.novartis.ca/files/voltaren%20rapide_scrip_e.pdf
6. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2009/022122s006lbl.pdf
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