Voltaren tablets
 Voltaren - anti-inflammatory agent.

Pharmacological action

Voltaren anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic effect, it refers to a non-steroidal drugs.

The active substance of Voltaren - Diclofenac.

After applying Voltaren tablets effect occurs not just because of their enteric coating. The absorption of the drug after using Voltaren suppositories is much faster.

Product form

Voltaren Gel release tablets (25, 50, 100 mg of diclofenac), Voltaren suppositories (25, 50, 100 mg of diclofenac), Voltaren solution for intramuscular injections.

Indications Voltaren

The use of Voltaren practice in osteoarthritis, spondylitis, rheumatoid arthritis (only candles Voltaren 25mg tablets in a / p shell 25mg), ankylosing spondylitis, pain in the spine, diseases of the soft tissues outside of the joints, gout, migraine attacks (only Voltaren suppositories) primary disminoree, other gynecological diseases accompanied by pain, inflammation, with pain syndrome, swelling and inflammation after injury.

Instructions for use Voltaren

Voltaren Dosage depends on the complexity and the disease. The instructions are listed Voltaren regimens:

  • The tablets in the enteric coating is swallowed, without chewing, drinking water. The initial daily dose for adults - 150 mg. If you need long-term treatment or observed pain of medium intensity, you can take 75-100mg / day. Typically, the prescribed dose is divided into several stages, considering that the tablet Voltaren is better not to divide or crush. When painful menstruation appoint 50-150mg / day. Babies 6-15l. appoint only  Voltaren Gel
 tablets k / p shell 25mg, and calculating the daily dosage, which is also divided into several stages, carried out with the weight of the child - 0 5-2mg per kilogram.
  • Voltaren injections only intramuscularly do, and it is not recommended to use them for more than 2 days in a row - usually combine different forms of Voltaren, following a daily dose of 150mg. Voltaren injections appoint one 75mg p / day (one ampoule).
  • Voltaren suppositories designate an adult to 100-150mg (initial dose). To relieve pain during menstruation 50-150mg administered the drug, and to ease migraine - 100 mg / day. The daily dose of Voltaren suppositories should not exceed 150mg.
  • Voltaren Gel applied three or four p / day to the affected area in the screen 2-4gr. (As cherry or walnut) and gently rubbed. After applying Voltaren Gel should wash their hands.

side effects

The instructions Voltaren said that it can cause negative effects on the part of the different systems of the body:

  • GIT - stomach pain, vomiting, nausea, bloating, poor appetite, stool disorders, bleeding, peptic ulcer, inflammation of the mouth, throat, hepatitis, increased liver enzymes;
  • nervous system (central, peripheral) - headaches, impaired spatial orientation, memory, sleep, dizziness, fatigue, irritability, frequent mood swings, anxiety, depression, nightmares, night, limb tremor, aseptic meningitis (rare);
  • cardiovascular system - tachycardia, retrosternal pain, hypertension, deterioration of health of patients with congestive heart failure;
  • senses - hearing, vision, taste, tinnitus;
  • skin - rash, Lyell's syndrome, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, eczema, erythroderma, alopecia, photosensitivity, erythema multiforme, urticaria;
  • Urogenital - haematuria, interstitial nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, papillary necrosis, proteinuria, edema, acute hepatic failure (rarely);
  • Forming Organs - leukopenia, agaranulotsitoz, anemia, thrombocytopenia.

Also, the use of Voltaren may cause bronchospasm, anaphylaxis, vasculitis, pneumonitis.

After Voltaren suppositories may be a local allergic reaction - hemorrhoid irritation.


According to the instructions Voltaren not prescribe the drug if you are hypersensitive, intolerant dipyrone, peptic ulcer stomach, gastritis, pathologies of blood, hemorrhoids, proctitis, bleeding from the rectum (for Voltaren suppositories).

It is also contraindicated for use Voltaren children during pregnancy (1-2 trimesters only on special indications), breastfeeding.

With care prescribe a drug to elderly patients with diseases of gastrointestinal bleeding in the past and those who are diagnosed disorders of hemostasis.