Diclofenac gel is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory cream that works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain. Diclofenance gel is active against pains, inflammation and swellings.
Direction for Use
Gently massage Diclofenac Gel into the skin of the affected area. Allow the medicine to dry for at least 10 minutes before you wear clothes or gloves over the treated area.
After using the dosing card, fold it in half (with the used side inside) and throw it away out of the reach of children and pets. Wash your hands immediately after using Diclofenac Gel unless your hands are part of the treated area. Do not wrap, bandage, or apply heat to the treated area. Do not shower, bathe, or wash the treated area for at least 1 hour after you use Diclofenac Gel. Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Diclofenac Gel.
Do not use Diclofenac Gel if: you are allergic to any ingredient in Diclofenac Gel; you have had a severe allergic reaction (e.g., severe rash, hives, trouble breathing, growths in the nose, dizziness) to aspirin or an NSAID (e.g., celecoxib, ibuprofen); you have recently had or will be having bypass heart surgery; you have severe kidney problems; you are in the last 3 months of pregnancy.