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Diclofenac Gel Drug Information

Diclofenac gel (Solaraze® Gel, Voltaren® Gel) is a prescription nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It comes in the following strengths:
 
  • Voltaren 1% gel (10 mg of diclofenac sodium per gram of gel)
  • Solaraze 3% gel (30 mg of diclofenac sodium per gram of gel).
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The 1% gel (Voltaren) is approved to treat osteoarthritis, while the 3% gel (Solaraze) is approved to treat a precancerous skin condition known as actinic keratosis.
 
Although the drug is generally well tolerated, it is not suitable for everyone. Before using diclofenac gel, make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on your medical history and a list of your current medications. In particular, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you have problems such as hypertension, asthma, or heart disease.
 
(Click Diclofenac Gel for more information about this drug, including details on how it is used, risks, warnings, and potential side effects.)
 

Diclofenac Gel Drug Information

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