Treating your pain

How does Voltaren

Learn how Voltaren works to relieve pain, reduce inflammation and speed up recovery.

What is Voltaren?

Voltaren, available over-the-counter, contains a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) called diclofenac diethylamine. Diclofenac diethylamine works to inhibit prostaglandins, substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation. By reducing their effects, diclofenac diethylamine helps to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.

Types of Voltaren

Voltaren is available in gel form. Here we explain how it works.

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Application of Voltaren to the skin

Voltaren Emulgel 

Voltaren Emulgel is a topical pain medicine containing diclofenac diethylamine, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that treats pain and inflammation. It is clinically proven to effectively relieve pain associated with recent or acute localized muscle and joint injuries. It is the #1 selling topical pain reliever in Canada and comes in 3 products:
Voltaren Emulgel Original, Voltaren Emulgel Joint Pain, and Voltaren Emulgel Extra Strength.

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