Voltaren is the medicine referring to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It reduces the amount of hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Voltaren is used for various purposes including treatment of arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis.
You should consult your doctor before starting intake of Voltaren, and always follow the dosing schedule. If you miss a dose, just skip it and follow your regular dosing schedule.
Voltaren should be stored at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) in a tightly closed container. Avoid exposure to heat, moisture, and light. Keep out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Voltaren Safety information
Do not start taking Voltaren if:
You have an allergic reaction to any of the ingredient of Voltaren or you have ever had an allergic reaction (e.g., severe rash, hives, breathing difficulties, dizziness) to another NSAID (e.g., ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib) or aspirin.
- Voltaren may cause side effects (dizziness, burning or stinging; discharge; eye redness, irritation), which may become worse if one uses Voltaren along with alcohol or other medicines
- Consult your doctor or health provider before you start taking any new medicine, for it can contain a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug as well.
- Do not give Voltaren (Diclofenac) to children.
- Discuss with your doctor if it is worth the risks, to use Voltaren during pregnancy or breast-feeding.
Voltaren Side effects
Contact your doctor or health care provider if your side effects persist, or if you have severe side effects (serious allergy; blurred or distorted vision; sensitivity to glare or light; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue)