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DICLOFENAC STADA pain gel forte

STADA Consumer Health Deutschland GmbH

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DICLOFENAC STADA pain gel forte 20 mg/g

Diclofenac STADA ® pain gel forte 20 mg/g gel
For adults and adolescents aged 14 and over

Active ingredient:
Diclofenac, equivalent to diclofenac sodium (as diclofenac-N-ethylethanamine).

For the short-term local, symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate pain in acute strains, sprains or bruises resulting from blunt trauma.

Contains propylene glycol, butylated hydroxytoluene and perfume cream (contains eugenol and citral).
The maximum total daily dose is 8 g of gel.

For information about risks and side effects, read the package leaflet and ask your doctor or pharmacy.
STADA Consumer Health Deutschland GmbH, Stadastraße 2–18, 61118 Bad Vilbel
As of: May 2023

Diclofenac STADA ® pain gel forte 20 mg/g gel,
for acute injuries and movement pain
​ For acute injuries and muscle pain and back pain.

Diclofenac STADA ® forte relieves the pain.
Diclofenac STADA ® pain gel forte has twice the concentration of the pain-relieving active ingredient diclofenac and enables long-lasting release of the active ingredient in the tissue. Diclofenac STADA ® also offers effective therapy for acute strains, sprains or bruises. The pain gel works specifically on the areas where the pain occurs.

Always use this medicine exactly as described in the package leaflet or exactly as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure.

Method of application
Diclofenac STADA ® forte is only intended for use on the skin.
Apply a thin layer of Diclofenac STADA ® forte to the affected areas of the body and rub it lightly into the skin. It should not be rubbed in with pressure. Hands should then be wiped on a paper towel and then washed, unless these are the area to be treated. The paper towel must be disposed of in the residual waste.
Before applying a bandage, Diclofenac STADA ® forte should dry on the skin for a few minutes. Also wait for the gel to dry on your skin before showering or bathing.

Adults and adolescents aged 14 and over
should use Diclofenac STADA ® forte twice a day (preferably in the morning and evening).
Depending on the size of the affected area to be treated, an amount the size of a cherry to a walnut, corresponding to 1 to 4 g of gel, is required. The maximum total daily dose is 8 g of gel.

Elderly patients
No special dosage adjustment is required.
If you are older, you should pay particular attention to side effects and, if necessary, consult a doctor or pharmacist.

Impaired kidney or liver function
No dose reduction is necessary.

Use in children and adolescents (under 14 years of age)
Diclofenac STADA ® forte must not be used in children and adolescents under 14 years of age.

Duration of application
The duration of application depends on the symptoms and the underlying disease. Diclofenac STADA ® forte should not be used for longer than 7 days without medical advice. Seek medical attention if symptoms worsen or do not improve after 3-5 days.

How is Diclofenac STADA ® forte composed and what packs are available?
The active ingredient is: Diclofenac.
1 g gel contains 23.2 mg diclofenac-N-ethylethanamine, equivalent to 20 mg diclofenac sodium.

The other ingredients are:
propylene glycol (E 1520), oleyl alcohol (Ph.Eur.), 2-propanol (Ph.Eur.), butylhydroxytoluene (Ph.Eur.) (E 321), N-ethylethanamine, thin paraffin, macrogol cetyl stearyl ether ( Ph.Eur.), Carbomer 980, cocoyl caprylocaprate (Ph.Eur.), perfume cream (contains eugenol and citral), purified water.

What Diclofenac STADA ® pain gel forte 20 mg/g gel looks like and contents of the pack:
white gel.

Diclofenac STADA ® pain gel forte 20 mg/g gel is packaged in laminated aluminum tubes closed with a sealing membrane and a polypropylene screw cap.

Diclofenac STADA ® pain gel forte 20 mg/g gel is available in packs with 30 g, 100 g, 150 g and 180 g gel.

Ability to drive and use machines
Diclofenac STADA ® forte has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine.

In the first 6 months of pregnancy, Diclofenac STADA ®forte can only be used after consulting your doctor. You must not use Diclofenac STADA ® forte in the last 3 months of pregnancy as an increased risk of complications for mother and child cannot be ruled out. Diclofenac

into breast milk in small amounts. Diclofenac STADA ® forte should only be used during breastfeeding after consulting your doctor. Do not use Diclofenac STADA ® forte on the chest area or otherwise on large areas of skin or for a long period of time.