VOLTAREN GEL (diclofenac sodium topical gel, 1%) is available in tubes containing 100 grams of the topical gel in each tube. Each tube contains diclofenac sodium in a gel base (10 mg of diclofenac sodium per gram of gel or 1%).What is the chemical structure of Voltaren® gel?
VOLTAREN® GEL (diclofenac sodium topical gel) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ( NSAID) for topical use only. The chemical name is 2- [ (2,6-dichlorophenyl) amino] benzene - acetic acid, monosodium salt. The molecular weight is 318.14. Its molecular formula is C 14 H 10 Cl 2 NNaO 2, and it has the following chemical structure:How do you use a dosing card for Voltaren?
The dosing card should be used for each application of drug product. The gel should be applied within the oblong area of the dosing card up to the 2 gram or 4 gram line (2 g for each elbow, wrist, or hand, and 4 g for each knee, ankle, or foot). The dosing card containing Voltaren® Gel can be used to apply the gel.Can Voltaren gel be used on the spine?
Voltaren Gel is indicated for the relief of the pain of osteoarthritis of joints amenable to topical treatment, such as the knees and those of the hands. Voltaren Gel has not been evaluated for use on the spine, hip, or shoulder.