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General Instructions for Diclofenac Gel

General Information on Dosing With Diclofenac Gel

Some considerations for people using diclofenac gel include the following:
 
  • Diclofenac gel is usually applied to the skin four times a day (for arthritis treatment) or twice a day (for actinic keratosis treatment).
     
  • Do not apply a bandage or use a heating pad over the area of application.
     
  • Do not use lotions, cosmetics, insect repellants, or any other products on the skin where you apply the gel.
     
  • Wash your hands after applying diclofenac gel, unless you are treating your hands.
     
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.
     
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage of diclofenac gel, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
     
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