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 patients who are suffering from inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, rheumatism, or inflammation caused by sprains, strains, or other injuries. Your doctor may also prescribe this medication for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium)?
Always follow the directions of your doctor and those included with the packaging while using Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) to get the most effective results from treatment. The gel is normally applied once or twice each day, but your particular instructions will depend on your current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. You are suggested to rinse the area being treated before each use to remove any dirt or loose skin. Apply a small amount of gel to the area, gently massage it into the skin, and leave the area uncovered to allow the excess medication to evaporate. Always wash your hands with soap and water following each administration to prevent the medicine from contacting any areas not being treated or the mucous membranes.
What are the side effects of Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium)?
Some patients using Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are fever, flu symptoms, sensitive skin, easier bruising, chest pain, difficulty breathing, darkened urine, discoloured stools, or any sign of a skin rash. These conditions may require reduced administration frequency to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) should not be used to treat patients who are in the third trimester of pregnancy, under the age of fourteen, taking other medications containing diclofenac, or who are taking any other NSAID medications. You are also suggested to disclose if you have a history of asthma or stomach ulcers as these conditions may cause unexpected problems during treatment requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Voveran Emulgel (Diclofenac Sodium) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.