08-09-2010, 01:27 PM
huntnh I think you mean Voltaren Gel, If it is, you might want to reconsider using voltaren Gel after reading the following U.S.FDA warning..
Generic Name: diclofenac sodium
Dosage Form: gel
WARNING: CARDIOVASCULAR AND GASTROINTESTINAL RISK
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use. Patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease may be at greater risk [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1)].
Voltaren® Gel is contraindicated for the treatment of peri-operative pain in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery
NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious gastrointestinal adverse events including bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestines, which can be fatal. These events can occur at any time during use and without warning symptoms. Elderly patients are at greater risk for serious gastrointestinal events.
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