Voltarol Emulgel P 50g should not be applied to open cuts, wounds, abnormal or sensitive skin.
Do not use for more than 7 days unless a doctor recommends that you do so. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult a doctor.
Please read the instructions and information in the enclosed leaflet very carefully.
Adults (over 14): Use an amount the size of a 1p or 2p piece and rub it gently into the skin over the affected site. Apply 3-4 times daily to the affected area of skin. Wash hands after use (unless they are the site being treated).
Do not use for more than 7 days unless a doctor recommends that you do so.
Do not use on children under 14 years of age.
Do not use if: you are allergic to or have ever had an asthma attack, wheezing, urticaria (hives), or a runny nose after taking aspirin or other NSAID pain/anti-inflammatory medicine; you are sensitive to diclofenac or any other ingredient of the gel; you are pregnant or breast-feeding; or you are taking diclofenac or other NSAID tablets.
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before using if you suffer from asthma, have ever had a stomach or duodenal ulcer, or are taking any prescribed medicines.
Do not apply to cuts, wounds, sunburned skin or other area where the skin is abnormal, or near the eyes or nasal area. Do not cover with a bandage or plaster.
Do not exceed stated dose. If symptoms persist for longer than 7 days, consult your doctor.