What is voltaren (diclofenac) gel used for?

Arthritis. Voltaren (diclofenac) gel is indicated for Osteoarthritis of joints. It is generally used for knee arthritis but can also be used for ankles, feet, elbows, wrists and hands.

Related Questions

I have arthritus& tendonitus is Voltaren (diclofenac) Gel good for it? Thank you!

May help some what. but does by itself treat or cure the condition. Tendonitis often improves with rest and proper support. Injections and physical therapy may also be helpful. Arthritis can be managed with physical therapy and exercise and adequate support. Topical or oral medication may help with the inflammation associated with these conditions. Consult with your physician. Read more...

Can I use voltaren (diclofenac) gel for edema?

Maybe. If the edema (swelling) is around a small joint like the joints of the hand - then it may be effective, as the edema may be a sign of inflammation, and voltaren (diclofenac) gel is an anti-inflammatory gel. If it the edema is located over a larger joint it may be less effective. Read more...
No. Nsaids (like voltaren) can sometimes cause / contribute to edema. Try elevation / compression (snug clothing, etc.). See dr if not improving. Read more...