- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 Precautions for VOVENAC GEL and its Constituents
- 5 Common Side-Effects
- 6 Rare Side-Effects
- 7 Disease Interactions
- 8 Technical Classification
- 9 Available Alternatives for VOVENAC GEL
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OverviewVOVENAC GEL is a Schedule H drug.
VOVENAC GEL is composed of: METHYL SALICYLATE (10 %W/W), MENTHOL (5 %W/W), OLEUM LINI (3 %W/W), DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM (1.16 %W/W)
Diclofenac diethylammonium belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is specially formulated for rubbing into the skin and is used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation and swelling in painful conditions affecting the joints and muscles. It can be used to treat muscle and joint injuries (e.g. sprains, strains, bruises, backache, sports injuries), tendonitis (e.g. tennis elbow) and osteoarthritis.
UsageDICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM is generally used to treat: Muscle Pain, Joint Pain, Achilles Tendon Rupture, Osteoarthritis
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor
Precautions for VOVENAC GEL and its Constituents
- Do not use Diclofenac diethylammonium if you are in the last 3 months of your pregnancy
- Do not use if you have an allergy (hypersensitivity) to any of the ingredients in the product
- This medicine is not recommended for use in children under 14 years of age.
- Take special care with Diclofenac diethylammonium,Do not apply the gel to skin that has a rash or eczema, cuts or open wounds. Stop the treatment if a skin rash develops after applying the product.
- Be careful when sunbathing or using sun lamps as your skin may be more sensitive to sunlight.
- If you have a stomach or duodenal ulcer (or a history of), tell your doctor or pharmacist before using the gel.
- If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
- Diclofenac diethylammonium should only be used under medical advice during breastfeeding as diclofenac passes into breast milk in small amounts. However Diclofenac diethylammonium should not be applied on the breasts of nursing mothers nor elsewhere on large areas of skin or for a prolonged period of time.
Common Side-EffectsDICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin
Rare Side-EffectsDICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM : Wheezing, Shortness Of Breath, Face Swelling, Swollen Lips, Throat Soreness, Swollen Tongue
Disease InteractionsDICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM can interfere with: Asthma, Congestive Heart Disease, Urine Retention, Hypertension, Peptic Ulcer, Duodenitis, Intestinal Perforation, Alcoholism, Colitis, Gastroenteritis, Dermatitis, Acute Renal Failure, Hyponatremia, Acute Liver Failure, Myocardial Infarction, Ischemic Heart Disease, Porphyria, Anemia, Hyperkalemia, Thrombocytopathy, Thrombocytopenia, Vitamin K Deficiency
Technical ClassificationDICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM is categorized as: NONSTEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AGENTS / ANALGESICS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
Available Alternatives for VOVENAC GEL
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|VOVENAC GEL||INR 27 for 15 GRAM GEL||METHYL SALICYLATE 10 %W/W, MENTHOL 5 %W/W, OLEUM LINI 3 %W/W, DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM 1.16 %W/W|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|DICOL GEL GEL||INR 37 for 30GM||METHYL SALICYLATE 10 %W/V, MENTHOL 5 %W/V, OLEUM LINI 3 %W/V, DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM 1.16 %W/V|
|SN 15 GEL||INR 58.5 for 25GM GEL||METHYL SALICYLATE 10 %W/W, MENTHOL 5 %W/W, MEPHENESIN 5 %W/W, OLEUM LINI 3 %W/W, DICLOFENAC DIETHYLAMMONIUM 1.16 %W/W|