VOLITRA APS 4.64 % solution

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name:

Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd

 

Drug classification:

Analgesic 

 

What is this used for:

  • Pain management
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Injury-related Inflammation Due To Surgery And Physical Trauma

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy towards Diclofenac
  • Do not use this medicine just before or after heart bypass surgery

 

How should I take the medicine:

Apply this medicine on the affected area as directed by the physician.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine works by relieving muscle stiffness and pain.

 

Side effects

  • skin dryness, redness, itching, or rash (common)
  • blistering or hardening of the treated skin (common)
  • numbness, tingling, burning pain (common)
  • Acne (common)
  • flushing (sudden warmth, redness, or tingly feeling) (common)

 

Pregnancy warning: Not Assigned (Unknown)

Use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless absolutely necessary as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not well established. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.


Lactation warning:

 

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

 

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative based on creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

 

Care must be taken for individuals with the liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

 

  • Antithrombin Recombinant-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. Using diclofenac topical together with antithrombin recombinant may increase the risk of bleeding. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Abciximab-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. Using diclofenac topical together with Abciximab recombinant may increase the risk of bleeding. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Deferasirox-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. Combining these medications may increase the risk of developing gastrointestinal ulcers and bleeding. If you use diclofenac topical frequently or regularly you may also have an increased risk of kidney problems during treatment with Deferasirox. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Heparin-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. Using diclofenac topical together with Heparin recombinant may increase the risk of bleeding. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Aspirin-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. Using diclofenac topical together with Aspirin recombinant may increase the risk of bleeding. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


 

Alcohol interactions:

 

Consumption of alcohol is usually not recommended while applying for this medicine. Before taking alcohol it is recommended to consult your doctor. 

 

Food interactions:

 

N/a

 

Expert Advice:

 

  1. This medicine is applied externally. Follow all the instructions given in the leaflet before using this medicine.
  2. Immediately stop using this medicine if you experience any rashes or burning sensations on the applied area.
  3. It is recommended not to use on eyes or mouth or genital regions. 
  4. This medicine is not recommended to use in children below 18 years. The safety and efficacy is not clinically established.

 

Missed dose instructions:

 

Apply this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Overdose Instructions:

 

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

 

  • Store the medicine in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
  • Keep away from the reach of children
  • Discard the unused medicine safely after use.

 

 

References:

  1. Diclofenac 1% Gel - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 7 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/10950#
  2. Diclofenac - DrugBank [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 7 October 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00586

 

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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