Since I had no idea what this is I looked it up and thought I'd add it to your post, straydog. Thanks so much for posting this warning.
Viktareb Gel is indicated for the relief of the pain of osteoarthritis of joints amenable
to topical treatment, such as the knees and those of the hands. Voltaren Gel has not
been evaluated for use on the spine, hip, or shoulder.
Generic Name: diclofenac topical (dye KLO feh nak)
Brand Names: Flector Patch, Solaraze, Voltaren Topical
Voltaren Gel is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Voltaren works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Diclofenac topical skin patch (Flector Patch) is used to treat pain caused by minor sprains, strains, or bruising.
Voltaren Gel (diclofenac topical 1%) is used to treat joint pain in the hands, wrists, elbows, knees, ankles, or feet caused by osteoarthritis. Voltaren Gel may not be effective in treating arthritis pain elsewhere in the body.
Solaraze Gel (diclofenac topical 3%) is used to treat warty overgrowths of skin (actinic keratoses) on sun-exposed areas of the body.
Voltaren Gel may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Here's the web site where most of this information came from:www.drugs.com/voltaren-gel.html
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