Voltaren tablets are a brand of tablets containing the active ingredient diclofenac. You can buy them over the counter at a pharmacy.
Voltaren belongs to a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. Voltaren is used to reduce pain, swelling and redness in conditions such as osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. However, Voltaren does not cure these conditions.
Voltaren tablets are swallowed whole with a full glass of water.
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Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size: Voltaren 50 mg enteric tablet, 10
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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Inflammatory and degenerative forms of rheumatism: rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Relief of acute or chronic pain states in which there is an inflammatory component. Symptomatic treatment of primary dysmenorrhoea
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