Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel 2.32%

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Soothe painful muscles and joints with this long-lasting pain relief gel.

What is Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel?

Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel is a topical pain relief treatment that contains the active ingredient diclofenac.

What is Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel used for?

The treatment can be used to treat a variety of different aches and pains for up to 12 hours after each application. These include:

  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Bruises
  • Backache
  • Tendonitis
  • Swelling around the elbow or knee

How does Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel work?

Diclofenac, the active ingredient in Voltarol Emulgel, belongs to a family of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). They work by reducing the amount produced in the body of a chemical called prostaglandins, which are one of the body’s biggest contributors to inflammation.

How long does Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel take to work?

For typical muscle aches, pains and injuries, Voltarol will begin to work one to two days after beginning treatment. For more serious or chronic pains, such as arthritis, it may take a week for the gel to start working.

How should I use Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel?

Squeeze a small amount of gel onto the affected area - equivalent to the size of a one or two penny piece. Rub the gel into the skin until it is absorbed, and then wash your hands.

Voltarol should be applied twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening, for best results. You should not use Voltarol longer than two weeks without consulting your GP.

Who can’t use Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel?

Most adults and children aged 14 and above can use Voltarol safely. Children aged 13 and below should not use Voltarol. 

Voltarol is not suitable for some forms of pain. Do not use Voltarol, and call your doctor immediately, if you:

  • Feel ill, have a fever, or any other symptoms alongside the pain
  • Have severe joint pain that started recently and is not related to injury or overuse

Do not use if:

  • You are allergic to diclofenac or any other ingredient
  • The affected area has a rash, eczema, cuts, or open wounds
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding

Talk to your doctor before use if:

  • You have a history of asthma
  • You have a history of stomach ulcers, perforation or bleeding
  • If you are treating a large area, or using treatment for longer than 2 wee

How should I store Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel?

Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel should be stored in a dry, cool environment that does not exceed 25°C.

What are the side effects of Voltarol 12 Hour Emulgel?

Voltarol usually has no side effects for most people who use it. However, some people may experience:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, e.g. skin rash, blisters, hives, wheezing, breathlessness, swelling - call 999 immediately if you begin to experience any of these symptoms
  • Skin rash, itching or reddening of the skin
  • Increased skin sensitivity to sunlight

 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Voltarol 12 Hour Reviews

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Based on 11 independent customer reviews taken by Feefo (see all Feefo Reviews), Google and Trustpilot (see all Trustpilot Reviews).


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"Excellent service"

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"Great product will set but again this was my second purchase of this product highly recommend it"

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"Always a prompt service at a good price will be my first choice when i require anything in their range very satisfied with Pharmika"


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"very happy"

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"helped no end constant knee pain but after a couple of days 2 spots of Voltarol morning and night helps get me through the day"

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"fast ,quick ,service great delivery !! personal service great"


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"Gel I ordered has work well"

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"Very happy with ordering from Pharmcia’s .
Website easy to use ,would definitely recommend for all your pharmacy needs ."


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"Good Service"

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"Good product expect to use again"

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"Good prompt service items well packaged"

"Excellent service."

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"Voltarol is a reliable product and helps me to cope with my aches and pains I am recommending it to my daughter too."

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"Excellent prompt and efficient service will order again.Thankyou"

"On time no problems o problems"

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"Partially effective"

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"On time no problems"

"Great site to shop on"

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"I was using the original but this one is definitely better for easing those pain days when you need it , but I wish the price was a bit cheaper "

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"Great site to shop on And delivery was quick"

"Good service"

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"Only used this twice so cannot comment"

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"Good service, great price, no complaints"


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"They all worked as they should do the voltarol works well for me if used on a daily basis."

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"Everything came straight away and the order was correct I have had no problems with any of my orders ."


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"Really convenient and easy."

Product Review:

"It’s a good product to help my sore back."

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"Provided good information of the product, got it sent in a timely and confidential way and was very easy."

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