Voveran Emulgel 50gm is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) gel used for the topical application used in the treatment and prevention of pains such as osteoarthritis, backache, musculoskeletal pains, psoriatic arthritis, osteochondrosis with the radicular syndrome. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredient of Voveran Emulgel 50gm is Diclofenac 1% w/w.
Diclofenac acts by inhibiting the prostaglandin synthesis. Prostaglandins are basically compounds that get produced in huge numbers, as a response to pain, injury or infection. The large production of prostaglandins causes inflammation associated with redness, swelling, pain, and fever. Thus by inhibiting their synthesis, Diclofenac treats inflammation and reduces pain.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before using the Voveran Emulgel 50gm.
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this gel. It is generally well tolerated when applied in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
Wash your hands and the affected area well, before usage of the gel. Wipe dry.
Gently apply a thin layer of Voveran Emulgel 50gm topically on the affected area – not rub it harshly.
Contact with the eyes may cause a burning sensation. To avoid the same, wash your hands thoroughly after the application.
Dosage: 3-4 times in a day or as recommended by your doctor/healthcare professional or a pharmacist.
Avoid applying more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:
Use the Voveran TMP Gel only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
Do not use this medicine without informing your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant – there are no studies on humans whether the drug may affect an infant or not.
May be used while breastfeeding based on minimal maternal systemic absorption in the body.
Category N: No information available.
This medication is an NSAID, prescribed for severe pain. This medication decreases the hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Diclofenac blocks chemicals that cause pain and swelling.
PO- The recommended dosage is 100-200 mgday in divided doses.Topical- Apply the gel (4 g) to the affected area, 4 times daily. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.It also comes as a gel to apply topically.
Headache. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxative. Loose stools (diarrhea). Harm to the liver may rarely happen.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis
If you have an allergy to diclofenac or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you are more than 24 weeks pregnant.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Chest pain or pressure. Change in strength on 1 side is greater than the other, trouble speaking or thinking, change in balance, or blurred eyesight. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very bad belly pain. Very bad swelling or pain of hands or feet. A big weight gain. Black, tarry, or bloody stools. Blood in the urine. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Not able to eat. Any bruising or bleeding. Yellow skin or eyes. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from excess heat and moisture.
Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) , Non-Opioid Analgesics & Antipyretics
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