What Makes Voltaren Arthritis Pain Gel Different?

Voltaren is prescription-free arthritis pain relief that can help you rediscover the joy of movement. Whether it’s getting exercise, tackling the daily chores, or trying your hands at a new recipe, however you choose to move, Voltaren helps ease the pain of arthritis, so you can take on the day your way.

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Get Moving and Grooving Again with Voltaren

For arthritis sufferers, just getting out of bed in the morning can be painful. Fortunately, Voltaren makes waking up less painful with the first full prescription-strength over-the-counter topical NSAID treatment for arthritis pain. Start the day on the right foot with Voltaren. 

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Our Diclofenac Gel Formulation

Voltaren Arthritis Pain Gel is composed of a non-greasy formula that combines both a gel and a cream, also known as an Emulgel™. When applied to the skin this specialized Emulgel™ formula helps the active ingredient, diclofenac, penetrate deep through the skin for powerful arthritis pain relief.

Voltaren Arthritis Pain Gel is FDA Approved To Be Used up to 2X LONGER Than OTC Pills*

Voltaren Arthritis Pain Gel
21 Days
10 Days
10 Days
Salonpas Pain Relief Patch
3 Days
FDA Approved Labeling for Number of Days of Continuous use without Consulting a Doctor
*21 days vs 10 days for Tylenol before consulting a Doctor

Voltaren vs. Other Pain Relievers

Applied topically for targeted pain relief
Contains Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)
Can be used up to 21 days without consulting a physician
Voltaren Arthritis Pain Gel
Aleve Pain Reliever Caplets
Tylenol Arthritis Pain

Tylenol Arthritis Pain: Do not use for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor.

Aleve Pain Reliever Caplets: Do not take for more than 10 consecutive days for pain or 3 days for fever unless directed by a doctor.

Voltaren vs. Other OTC Topicals

Contains Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)
Full Prescription Strength
Menthol Scent
Voltaren Arthritis Pain Gel
Biofreeze Pain Relief Gel
Salonpas Pain Relieving Gel-Patch HOT

More on the Voltaren Gel Difference

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OTC Arthritis Medication

Learn all about the different types of OTC arthritis medications that are available in stores. Find out the benefits of each type of over-the-counter arthritis medication here. 


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How OTC Arthritis Creams Work

Have you ever wondered how over-the-counter arthritis creams and gels work? Keep reading to learn how applying topical pain medications can help target joint pain under the skin’s surface. 


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OTC Diclofenac Gel

Need more info about OTC diclofenac gel before you try it? Learn about what diclofenac gel is, what it treats, who should use it and how to use it safely. 


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Tylenol Alternative

There are plenty of alternatives to this popular brand when it comes to relieving arthritis pain. Explore our favorite options for arthritis pain relief medication beyond Tylenol


Frequently Asked Questions